Siemens Gamesa to install 50 MW of wind turbines in Pakistan

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Sep 28 (Renewables Now) - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (BME:SGRE) and Sumec Hardware and Tools have secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal for a 50-MW wind park in Gharo, the district of Thatta in Pakistan.

Independent power producer Zephyr Power (Pvt) Ltd has contracted Siemens Gamesa to supply 25 units of the G114-2.0 MW wind turbine model for this project. The order includes environmental kits that will maximise performance in high dust and high temperatures sites, the supplier said in a statement.

Siemens Gamesa expects the installation of the turbines to start towards the end of the year. Commissioning is planned for August 2018.

The company noted that his is its first order in Pakistan. It is already present in other Asian markets such as Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, China and India.

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