October 17 (Renewables Now) - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (BME:SGRE) is to supply 359 MW of wind turbines to undisclosed customers in Chile after concluding contracts for three new orders in the fourth quarter of its fiscal year ending on September 30.
The three contracts cover the installation and commissioning of 82 units of SG 4.5-145 wind turbines, the company has said. For some of the projects, it will provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for up to 15 years.
The turbine installation is due to take place next year. Once in full operation, the SGRE machines will be capable of supplying power to over 900,000 people.
Siemens Gamesa ended its fiscal year 2019 with 640 MW worth of turbine orders in Chile, setting a new record for the company in the Latin American country.
The SG 4.5-145 was the company’s most sought-after model in the Chilean market, with over 560 MW orders made in the current year, according to the company.