ANKARA (Turkey), May 18 (SeeNews) - GE Renewable Energy, a division of US conglomerate General Electric, said on Monday it has been selected by Turkish renewable energy company Fina Enerji Holding to supply 52 of its 3 MW platform onshore wind turbines to four wind farms in Turkey.
The wind farms, planned to be built in Baglama, Tayakadin, Yalova and Pazarkoy, will have a total production capacity of 193 MW, enough to power the equivalent 195,000 homes and save about 650,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide, GE Renewable Energy said in a statement.
The contract also includes servicing of the turbines for a period of ten years.
GE Renewable Energy will produce the 156 wind turbine blades in the Izmir factory of its blade supplying arm LM Wind Power. Towers will also be produced in the country, the company said.
GE so far has installed 1.2 GW of wind energy and has built 500 wind turbines in Turkey, including the 350 MW of onshore wind energy projects jointly built by GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji.