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Suzlon creates country's largest wind park

Started in August 2001, the Jaisalmer based facility crossed 1,000 Mw capacity to achieve this milestone

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 

The Jaisalmer Wind Park being developed by the Suzlon Group has crossed 1,000 Mw of installed capacity and has reached 1,064 Mw (one gigawatt) on April 1. This makes the wind park, the largest of its kind in the country, Suzlon claimed in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange.

The company initiated the development of the wind park in 2001. Suzlon said in the filing that its entire wind portfolio -- from the earliest 350 Kw model to the latest S9X - 2.1 Mw series -- has been used to create the park.

The wind park consists of a cluster of wind farm sites in Jaisalmer district, including Amarsagar, Badabaug, Tejuva and Soda Mada.

Shares of Suzlon Energy Ltd, the flagship company of the group, were down 3.58% at Rs 18.85 a little before noon on Friday, on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

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First Published: Fri, May 11 2012. 11:48 IST