04 Mar 2011 09:03:57
Vestas opens R&D test centre in Chennai
Vestas has expanded its technology R&D capabilities in India with the opening of a state-of-the-art test centre for wind turbine components in Chennai.
The test centre is located at Rajiv Gandhi Salai, adjacent to the existing technology R&D office that opened in 2008.
This new facility adds to its global testing and verification of wind turbine components to further improve their reliability and performance, said Servet Sert, VP of test, verification and quality for Vestas Technology R&D.
In India, Vestas has an installed capacity of over 2400 MW. Earlier this month, Vestas India confirmed the appointment of Rajiv Wahi as its executive chairman. The company also announced the appointment of Amit Kansal as VP sales, Vestas India. Kansal will be based in Mumbai and will report into Wahi.