Alstom to supply 97.2 MW for wind power project in Brazil
Jul 8, 2014 - French engineering group Alstom (EPA:ALO) said Monday it will supply 36 wind turbines for a 97.2-MW project of Brazilian power company Tractebel Energia (BVMF:TBLE3).
The contract is valued at nearly EUR 120 million (USD 163.3m).
The wind power complex, dubbed Trairi II, will be built in Ceara state by mid-2016. It will use the ECO 122 turbines of 2.7 MW each. Alstom will also operate and maintain the installations for 10 years.
Alstom's wind turbines will feature for the first time 119-m (390 ft) concrete towers specifically designed for ECO 122, while the nacelles will be manufactured at its plant in Bahia state.
Trairi II includes four wind farms, to be built near Tractebel's 115.4-MW Trairi wind complex.
Since 2010, Alstom has signed contracts in Brazil for over 2,000 MW in wind projects, including order for over 600 units of ECO 122 turbines.
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