EDF Renewables selects Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for US projects

26 April 2019 (Last Updated April 26th, 2019 11:57)

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded two orders to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects in the US.

EDF Renewables selects Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for US projects
SGRE to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects in the US. Credit: Mika Brandt on Unsplash.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded two orders to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects in the US.

Awarded by EDF Renewables North America, the contracts will see SGRE deliver its SG 4.5-145 wind turbines for the projects.

Coyote is a 241MW wind project in Texas and Oso Grande is a 246MW wind project located in New Mexico.

SGRE CEO José Antonio Miranda said: “We are extremely proud to partner with EDF Renewables North America on these important orders for the SG 4.5-145 wind turbines in the US.

“We are extremely proud to partner with EDF Renewables North America on these important orders for wind turbines in the US.”

“This new generation turbine offers best-in-class LCoE based on proven technology and evidences our commitment to continued innovation.”

SGRE will be responsible for the supply of 48 SG 4.5-145 and 11 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines to Coyote wind farm, which is expected to be completed by summer 2020. It will also supply 48 SG 4.5-145 and 13 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines to the Oso Grande wind farm, which is scheduled to begin operations in the last quarter of 2020.

EDF Renewables Wind Technology Strategy vice-president Art Del Rio said: “The evolution of our partnership with Siemens Gamesa to include this new technology is a significant milestone for both companies as it contributes to our long-standing efforts to reduce LCoE.

“This new SG 4.5-145 turbine is the ideal fit for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects, helping EDF Renewables achieve the value necessary to build a competitive project.”

SGRE has also signed a service and maintenance agreement for the wind turbines.