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Siemens Gamesa and Vena Energy have signed a deal to supply their industry-leading 3.X platform turbines to a project of 133 MW in Koppal District (Karnataka, India). The company will supply 37 SG 3.6 – 145 wind turbines to this project. Installation is expected in Siemens Gamesa’s financial years 2023.
Vena Energy and Siemens Gamesa first partnered in 2015, with a 154-MW wind farm in Andhra Pradesh. Vena Energy has since added more than 300 MW to wind power projects across Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Vena Energy’s latest order for the SG 3.6 – 145 turbines will bring the total portfolio of Siemens Gamesa India to close to 600 MW, underscoring its commitment to India’s long-term future.
“We are happy to strengthen our partnership with Vena Energy, and provide them with the latest technology that can drive an Indian energy transition. We have been working together since 2015, and we are confident of continuing this long-standing partnership in years to come,” Navin Dewaji (India CEO of Siemens Gamesa) said.
“We have partnered with Siemens Gamesa to supply their 3.6MW turbines for the Blended Wind Power Project at Gudadur, Karnataka. Vena Energy will now have 1,162 MW of total India capacity. This project reinforces our commitment to the local green energy transition. Monika Rathi (Head of Vena Energy India) stated that she is confident in delivering the project to Gudadur and its host communities by 2023.
Siemens Gamesa announced the launch of this platform in 2020, in the face of a pandemic. It also announced orders for 925 MW lastyear. This deal increases the order entry for Siemen Gamesa 3.X in India to 1 GW, confirming its competitiveness in the Indian market.
Since 2009, Siemens Gamesa has been operating in India. The company’s latest base exceeded the 8 GW mark. There are three blade factories in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, a Mamandur (Chennai Tamil Nadu) and an operations and maintenance center in Red Hills (Chennai Tamil Nadu).