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India and China partner on 800 MW wind project

The world's fifth largest wind turbine manufacturer is to partner with one of the largest wind power developers in China.

800 MW wind projects planned

Indian wind manufacturers, Suzlon, have signed a global agreement with Chinese company, CGN Wind Energy Co. Ltd to develop 800 MW worth of energy projects.

The agreement calls for the development of 800 MW of domestic and international projects over the next three years.

A working team has been set up to explore the most viable projects globally, covering countries such as Brazil, South Africa, India and China.

Speaking on the partnership, Mr Chensui, CGNWE Chairman said: “With Suzlon’s experience in the global market and CGNWE’s expertise in wind power, we are confident of building very successful projects to meet the renewable energy needs for these markets effectively.”

Suzlon chairman, Tulsi Tanti, said: “We hope that Suzlon’s extensive experience in across 32 markets worldwide will be valuable for CGNWE in its endeavor to operate wind farms globally".

Suzlon has projects spread across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America with over 19,000 MW of wind energy capacity installed in 28 countries and has a workforce of over 13,000.