Suzlon lands 252-MW wind O&M deal from AGL

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September 20 (Renewables Now) - Indian wind power company Suzlon Energy Ltd (BOM:532667) said today it has won an operations and maintenance (O&M) deal for 252 MW of wind turbine capacity owned by Australian utility AGL Energy Ltd (ASX:AGL).

The five-year contract was secured by Suzlon Energy Australia (SEA) and will start in the last quarter of this year. Under its terms, the company will deliver O&M services for 120 wind turbines in the states of South Australia and Victoria through 2023.

Suzlon said it will deploy an in-house developed SCADA monitoring systems in order to help it service the machines and use a management system for product upgrades and spare equipment supplies. Additionally, it intends to implement predictive maintenance strategies for enhancing the O&M solutions for the turbines and major components.

The Indian wind turbine manufacturer has installed 764 MW of turbines in Australia and is servicing 410 MW of capacity there, including the latest contract, according to the statement.

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