Published: 13 April 2010 13 April 2010
American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) has announced that it has received an initial order for full wind turbine electrical control systems worth more than US$ 20 million from Ghodawat Energy Pvt. Ltd. (GEPL).
Under the terms of the contract, AMSC will begin shipping the electrical
control systems to Ghodawat in the middle of calendar 2010 and will
complete all shipments by the end of calendar 2013 at the latest.?The
company has now begun manufacturing full 1.65MW doubly fed induction
wind turbines that were designed by and licensed from AMSC’s wholly
owned AMSC Windtec subsidiary. GEPL already has erected its first 1.65MW
wind turbines (branded the Ghodawat 1650) and recently completed
construction of a wind turbine production plant in Maharashtra with an
estimated annual output of 500MW.