Gamesa delivers 74MW wind power plant to Grupo México

21 October 2014 (Last Updated October 21st, 2014 18:30)

Spanish energy manufacturer Gamesa has delivered the 74MW wind farm in Oaxaca, Mexico to Grupo México.

Spanish energy manufacturer Gamesa has delivered the 74MW wind farm in Oaxaca, Mexico to Grupo México.

The farm houses 37 of Gamesa's G80-2.0 MW turbines and is expected to generate enough electricity annually for around 7,500 households.

The estimated annual power generation from the facility will represent 4% of Mexico's combined installed wind capacity.

Located at one of the windiest regions in Mexico, the facility was commissioned in the first quarter of 2014.

"The estimated annual power generation from the facility will represent 4% of Mexico's combined installed wind capacity."

According to the sale agreement between the two companies, Gamesa will continue to operate and maintain the facility for the next five years.

Gamesa has developed, built and commissioned facilities in the country generating more than 244MW wind power, and has around 70MW under stages of construction.

The firm also maintains more than 1,000MW and has around 1,360MW turbines under its portfolio.

In July, Gamesa received new contracts to deliver 220MW of its turbines for five wind farms in India.

Under the agreements, awarded by three independent power firms, Gamesa has to install 110 G97-2MW turbines at five wind farms in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka.

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