Visit for the latest on our upcoming conferences and webcasts



First Suzlon S111 commissioned

INDIA: Suzlon has commissioned its first S111 2.1MW prototype low wind turbine at a test site in India.

Suzlon's 54.8-metre blade is the longest its ever produced
Suzlon's 54.8-metre blade is the longest its ever produced

The S111 turbine uses a 54.8 metre blade – the longest ever produced by Suzlon. The turbine is the next generation of the S88 and S95/97 turbines. Certification of the S111 is expected this year.

It is the first prototype of the turbine to be commissioned with a second being manufactured in Texas, the US.

The prototype in India uses a 50Hz frequency. The second prototype, to be installed in Texas, will be required to produced electricity at 60Hz. Commissioning of this second machine is expected to take place at the end of March.

The S111 was included in Suzlon's sale of its German subsidiary Senvion to private equity firm Centrebridge Partners. Suzlon said the license would be given to Centrebridge to market the turbine solely in the US market.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus

Windpower Monthly Events

Latest Jobs