Senvion wins 80-MW order in US

Senvion's 3.4M104 turbine. Source: Senvion SE 2014. License: All rights reserved.

September 10 (Renewables Now) - German wind turbine maker Senvion SA (ETR:SEN) said today it has secured an 80-MW order from Michigan renewable energy provider Heritage Sustainable Energy LLC.

The order includes an initial 20-MW firm portion and a conditional 60 MW.

Under the contract, Senvion will supply and deliver the Garden II project in Delta County, Michigan. The wind farm will feature 20 Senvion 4.0M140 turbines that will be installed in two phases, with the first starting in 2019 and the second in 2020.

Lance Marram, Senvion's North America chief executive, said that the the project will support Michigan's renewable energy goal of 25% by 2030 and is further demonstration that wind energy is competitive and cost-effective even in medium-wind regions.

The deal includes a 21-year full service contract.

Senvion noted this is the second contract it signed in August for the US market. Last month, it said it has entered into a conditional deal with Taaleri Energia Ltd for the 275-MW Truscott-Gilliland East Wind Project in Texas.

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