Chennai, India- Vestas has dispatched one of India’s largest 3.6MW Nacelle from its factory in Oragadam Chennai, for Vibrant Energy’s 54MW wind project in Maharashtra. Vibrant Energy signed the contract for this project with Vestas in the first quarter of 2022. With this dispatch, Vestas moves closer to completing the installation of Vestas’ first 3.6MW turbine in India at the end of November 2022.
The overall project comprises 15, V155-3.6MW turbines and is expected to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2023. The project totaling 54 MW is expected to produce 178 GWh of power annually for the next 20 years.
Vibrant Energy is a portfolio company of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) operating on a standalone basis. With 1,117MWof renewable energy projects and 2GW of pipeline across Inter-State and Intra-State grids, Vibrant is delivering wind-solar hybrid and Round-the-Clock renewables to its corporate partners in India.
“I thank Vibrant Energy for choosing Vestas as a partner for what will be their first wind project. This contract between the two companies supports Vibrant Energy to roll out its ambitious growth plans for wind-solar hybrid projects in India. The rollout of the V155 nacelle is a significant milestone for Vestas in India, once operational, V155 will be one of the highest-rated turbines in India, says Vickram Jadhav, Vice President of Sales for Vestas India.
“We’re glad to partner with Vestas for our 54 MW Wind project in Maharashtra with the V155-3.6MW turbines. Vibrant Energy is supporting its clients with a combination of both wind and solar projects to offset approximately 70-80% of grid energy consumption. We look forward to building Round-the-Clock renewables on demand for our corporate customers and working with Vestas as a global partner will only get us closer to achieving our mission”– Srini Viswanathan, CEO, Vibrant Energy”
“This is a significant milestone for Sify on the roadmap to achieve Round-the-Clock renewable consumption for our data centers. Using a combination of solar and wind, Sify is currently able to achieve more than 75% renewable energy penetration. Sify is committed to its sustainability commitments and this dispatch will now accelerate our ESG ambitions. – MP Vijay Kumar, CFO Sify Technologies.
“Vibrant’s commitment to deliver more green energy powered by solar and wind is accelerating its corporate clients’ transition to green energy. We are really excited by Vibrant’s partnership with Sify which continues to strengthen, underpinned by the target to provide Round-the-Clock green energy for Sify’s growing data center footprint in India.” – Abhishek Sharma, Associate Director – Macquarie’s Green Investment Group.