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Siemens Gamesa wins second order for Indian wind turbine

Contract is for 93 SG 3.4-145 turbines to be supplied to ReNew Power’s 322MW Tondehal wind farm in Karnataka

Designed for the Indian market, the SG 3.4-145 is part of Siemens Gamesa's 3.X platform (above)
Designed for the Indian market, the SG 3.4-145 is part of Siemens Gamesa's 3.X platform (above)

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply 93 SG 3.4-145 wind turbines to the 322MW Tondehal Tondehal (322MW) OnshoreKarnataka, India, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details project, in the Indian state of Karnataka. 

It is the second major order with ReNew Power, following a 301MW deal earlier this month to supply 87 turbines to the 301MW Hombal Hombal (301MW) OnshoreKarnataka, India, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details project, also in Karnataka.

Supply of the turbines is expected to commence in 2022.

The combined 180-turbine order is the first for the SG 3.4-145 model since its launch in July 2020. The turbines will be supplied from Siemens Gamesa’s manufacturing plants in India.

The SG 3.4-145 has a flexible power rating of up to 3.6MW. The manufacturer says it is capable of delivering 48% more annual energy production than its predecessor in India, the SG 2.2-122.

SGRE and ReNew Power first partnered for a wind project in the state of Maharashtra in 2012. Since then, Siemens Gamesa has supplied ReNew Power wind farms across five Indian states, and now represents over 30% of the developer’s wind portfolio.

“Deals of this scale provide much needed momentum for the Indian wind industry, and I am confident that this product will set the pace for the next-generation growth for wind in the country,” said Navin Dewaji, India chief executive of Siemens Gamesa.

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