GE Vernova announced that it has been selected by Amplus Solar, a clean energy solutions provider in India, as its onshore wind turbine supplier for its first wind farm to be installed in Tamil Nadu, India. GE Vernova will supply and commission 40 units of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines for this 108-MW wind power project. With this order, GE recorded more than 3 GW of orders in India with its 2.7-MW turbine and anticipates crossing 5 GW of onshore wind installed base in the country by early 2024. Amplus Solar’s wind farm will be commissioned by August 2024 and provide accessible, affordable, and reliable green energy to local businesses and consumers.
GE Vernova’s Onshore Wind business has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and an installed base of more than 54,000 turbines in more than 50 countries around the world. The company offers a product portfolio of turbines for a broad range of site conditions, and a suite of flexible offerings for customers including repower, contractual services, parts and repair, and hardware and software performance upgrades. “We are pleased with the continued trust that customers in India have shown in our technology and our ability to deliver turbines for large wind farms,” said Deepak Maloo, regional sales leader for GE Vernova’s onshore wind business in Asia Pacific. “GE has demonstrated expertise in India, having installed more than 50% of new wind capacity in the country last year. We are thankful to Amplus Solar for entrusting us with their first wind farm and look forward to furthering our partnership as the company continues to build its renewable energy portfolio under the leadership of Petronas.”
“We are happy to have found an experienced partner in GE Vernova as we take another step in contributing to the country’s net-zero targets with our first wind-power project,” said Sharad Pungalia, CEO for Amplus Solar. “We are confident that together, we can create the synergies needed for the successful completion of this project.”
The project will leverage GE’s significant local footprint in India with product design primarily at GE’s Technology Center in Bengaluru, turbines assembled at GE’s manufacturing facility in Pune, and blades manufactured at LM Wind Power’s plant in Vadodara.