Inox Wind Bags 250 MW EPC Contract from Continuum Power

Country’s one of the leading wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract of 250 MW of wind energy projects from Continuum Power Trading (TN) Pvt Ltd, an arm of Continuum Wind Energy group.

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As per the signed term-sheet, the Noida-headquartered company will supply, erect and commission 250 MW of wind power projects comprising of its 2 MW and 3 MW turbines.

Further, the project will be commissioned in two phases of 126 MW and 124 MW respectively.

It’s 2 MW wind turbines comprised of with 113 metre rotor diameter turbine combined with 92 metre hub height, whereas 3 MW wind turbine comprised of 145 metre rotor diameter turbine combined with 120 metre hub height.

Moreover, the company’s first phase of 126 MW project is expected to be commissioned by the third quarter of FY 2021 at Dayapar, District Bhuj in Gujarat. Also, it will be executed on a turnkey project basis.

Continuum Power had won this 250 MW wind project in Gujarat in a tender issued by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

Commenting on the project win, Kailash Tarachandani, Executive Director & CEO of Inox Wind Ltd, said “we are glad to once again partner with Continuum for its 250 MW SECI project in Gujarat. 170 MW of Inox’s turbines are already operating at Continuum’s windfarm at Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh since 2015 and such repeat orders demonstrate customer’s confidence in us and our products.”

He further added that “the project will be commissioned in two phases and will comprise of 2 MW and 3 MW turbines, the most efficient and cost effective indigenous wind turbines of the country. We are one of the few selected players ideally positioned to grow in this market scenario and we are focusing on ramping up operations and increasing execution.”

As per the deal, the company will provide Continuum Power with end-to-end solutions from development and construction to commissioning and providing long term operations and maintenance (O&M) services, said Inox in a filing to the stock exchanges.

It further added that, the common Infrastructure such as 220 KV pooling substation at Dayapar, 220 KV Bay at PGCIL Nirona End, 220 KV transmission line for 72 km is ready and the project will be executed on a plug-and-play basis.

“Inox Wind Ltd is the key Indian player for developing wind power projects in India. We have found a reliable partner in Inox and are assured by it’s capability in delivering a sustainable and quality project for us in the expected timelines,” said Arvind Bansal, CEO of Continuum Wind Energy group.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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