Gamesa secures contracts from India’s ReNew Power and Votorantim Energia in Brazil

7 October 2015 (Last Updated October 7th, 2015 18:30)

Gamesa has signed an agreement with independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power to build a 40MW turnkey wind farm in India.

Gamesa has signed an agreement with independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power to build a 40MW turnkey wind farm in India.

Under the terms of the contract, Gamesa will install 20 of its G97-2.0MW Class S turbines at the Lingsagur wind farm in the Indian state of Karnataka.

The new turbine variant, with a tower height of 104m, has been certified by TÜV NORD.

According to the company, the turbines are designed to meet the requirements of low-speed wind sites typical to India.

"The turbines are designed to meet the requirements of low-speed wind sites typical to India."

Gamesa will be responsible for the entire infrastructure and installation, as well as operating activities. Additionally, the contract covers long-term operations and maintenance (O&M) services of the wind farm.

The wind farm is expected to be completed by March 2016.

Separately, Gamesa has secured a contract with Votorantim Energia for supplying 98 G114-2.0MW turbines at seven wind farms across Piauí, in eastern Brazil.

Under the terms of the deal, the company will undertake the transportation, installation and commissioning of the turbines, equipped with MaxPower technology, and maintain the seven wind farms for five years.

Gamesa’s MaxPower technology is expected to increase the normal capacity of the turbines from 2.0MW to 2.1MW, thereby boosting output from 196MW to 205.8MW.

The turbines are scheduled for delivery in 2017.