Oct 7, 2014 - Spanish firm Gamesa (BME:GAM) will supply 68 MW of wind turbines for Brazil's Guirapa wind complex, developed in Bahia state by Sequoia Energia and federal utility Companhia Hidroeletrica do Sao Francisco (Chesf).
The Spanish company said today it will deliver and install 34 units of its G97-2.0 MW machines, to be manufactured at its factory in Camacari city. The turbines will be delivered next year, and the facility is scheduled for commissioning in the second half of 2015.
Additionally, Gamesa will maintain the turbines for 15 years.
Since the beginning of 2014, Gamesa has won orders for over 700 MW in Brazil, one of its priority markets in the short- and medium-term. The company has won contracts for over 2,000 MW since it started local turbine manufacturing in 2010.
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