- 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.