Alfanar Group of Saudi Arabia collaborates with Suzlon
Suzlon Group, a well known global renewable energy solutions provider in the world, has won an order of 50.40 MW wind power project from Riyadh based Alfanar Group. This is a maiden order from Alfanar, for 24 units of S111-90m wind turbine generator, each with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW. The project will be completed by March 2018.
Alfanar Energy is a fully owned subsidiary of the Alfanar Group and has set ambitious targets for the Indian market as an independent power producer (IPP) and developer. The group has allocated resources for setting up 2.2 GWs of renewable energy projects in the next five years and will focus on wind, solar (PV and CSP) and biomass primarily in MENA, India and Southern Africa.
Suzlon will execute the entire project on a turnkey basis and will also provide operation and maintenance services. The project has the potential to provide power to over 27,000 households and reduce 0.10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum.
J.P. Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group, said, “We welcome Alfanar Energy to India and into our customer family. Renewable energy market is growing at a robust pace in India. With our two decades of experience, proven technologies, comprehensive product portfolio, and end-to-end solutions along with integrated maintenance and services, Suzlon is best positioned to serve Alfanar’s ambition to capitalise on the growing market opportunities in India.”