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Leitner Shriram Manufacturing Ltd receives order for 45 MW of wind turbines Print E-mail
Written by Vivek   
Thursday, 21 January 2010
Chennai: Leitner Shriram Manufacturing Limited, a 49:51 joint venture between Shriram EPC Ltd. (SEPC) and Leitner Technologies of Europe, has received orders for installing 45 MW of wind turbines in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.

"We are pleased with these order wins as they enable us to kick off the operations of our MW class wind turbines from our integrated manufacturing facility which was inaugurated in September, 2009. We have previously manufactured and supplied demonstration turbines and catered to requirements of our group companies," said P. Ashok, Managing Director of Leitner Shriram Manufacturing Limited.

The company currently manufactures turbines of a capacity of 250KW and 1.5 MW. The 1.5MW turbines are gearless and are run on Leitner’s permanent magnet technology.

"We see increasing traction in the market for wind energy in India. Our offering of a gearless wind turbines running on Leitwind’s permanent magnet technology helps to provide our customers with a lower life cycle cost due to the benefits of greater efficiency, lower maintenance and ability to operate even in low wind sites," P. Ashok added.

One of the orders is from PPS Enviro Power for installing WTGs of a capacity of 15 MW (1.5 MW * 10) in Tamil Nadu. This is a turnkey order involving the supply and commissioning of wind turbines. The expected date of completion for the project is mid May, 2010. PPS Enviro is a Hyderabad based company, which manufactures solar panel and is in the business of setting
up Solar Farms.

The other order is from T.S. Wind Power developers, a private wind park developer based out of Satara, Maharashtra. The project involves the installation of 30 MW of wind turbine. LSML will be supplying turbines for this project which will be installed in phases starting March, 2010 with a completion schedule of 8 months. T.S. Wind Power is a group company of Pune based fleet owners  Navalakha Transport.

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