Senvion secures 205MW wind turbine supply contract in Chile

7 August 2018 (Last Updated August 7th, 2018 11:55)

German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has signed a conditional contract with Global Power Generation (GPG) and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables for the supply of nearly 205MW capacity turbines for Cabo Leones II project in Chile.

German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has signed a conditional contract with Global Power Generation (GPG) and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables for the supply of nearly 205MW capacity turbines for Cabo Leones II project in Chile.

Located in the Atacama region, Cabo Leones II is reported to be the largest project for Senvion in Chile.

As per the terms of the contract, Senvion will supply 89 Senvion 2.3M130 turbines and a long-term full scope service agreement for all turbines.

"We are confident that this turbine will position us strongly in 2MW class markets worldwide, especially in India."

Senvion acting CEO and CFO Manav Sharma said: “We are very excited to win our first contract with the wind industry leaders GPG and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables. We would like to thank both corporations for their trust and the long-term partnership.

“The order win highlights the strength of our new product 2.3M130 and its ability to provide a competitive LCoE for the benefit of our clients. We are confident that this turbine will position us strongly in 2MW class markets worldwide, especially in India.

“The Cabo Leones II project further solidifies Senvion’s market position in Chile and in South America and increases our commitment to the local communities.”

Ibereólica Cabo Leones II president Gregorio Álvarez added:We are very pleased with the technological effort made by the German group Senvion, for the manufacture of a new model of wind turbine that substantially improves the production of renewable energy adapted to the location of the Cabo Leones II wind farm.”

Installation of the turbines is expected to begin from Q1 2020 and is planned to be completed before the end of 2020.

The Cabo Leones II contract will allow the German wind turbine manufacturer to continue its expansion into new markets and further underlines its long-term commitment to Chile.