Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon is to enter the Romanian market and has announced opening a Romanian subsidiary and an order for eight 3.2 MW wind turbines. The deal will provide wind turbines for a wind farm project near Margineni, Neamt County, which is scheduled for completion in autumn 2013.
The project is being run by a Romanian subsidiary of WSB International GmbH, while the Suzlon end of the contract will be carried out by REpower Systems, based in Hamburg, Germany. Jan Gasche, the managing director of the newly set up REpower Systems DTE Romania said that the Romanian market “boasts tremendous potential” and hinted at further projects in the coming years. “REpower is a reliable and important partner for us in the implementation of wind farm projects,” said the managing director of WSB International GmbH, Stefan Hain.
REpower Systems is part of the Indian based Suzlon group. Headquartered in Hamburg, the company also has a design facility in Osterrönfeld, Germany, as well as manufacturing installations in Germany, Portugal, India and China. The WSB Corporate Group with headquarters in Dresden is a full service providers for renewable energy projects. Its core business is running wind farm and photovoltaic energy projects. The group and its associated companies employ more than 200 people in Germany, France, the Czech Republic, Poland and Romania.
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