Siemens Gamesa reaches 1 GW for EDF Renewables in the U.S.

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded another order by EDF Renewables to supply 30 SG 4.5-145 and 36 SG 2.7-129 wind turbines for the 232 MW Milligan wind project, in Milligan County, Nebraska. This project marks 1 GW of SG 4.5-145 wind turbines sold world-wide and reinforces Siemens Gamesa’s solid position in one of the largest wind power markets in the world.

The contract also includes a service and maintenance agreement for Siemens Gamesa’s premium maintenance program, offering the best in scale and flexibility to maximize energy asset returns. Project completion is expected for the end of 2020.

“EDF Renewables is a very strong partner for us, and we are glad to be working with them on a number of projects like Milligan and the recently announced Coyote and Oso Grande wind projects,” said José Antonio Miranda, CEO of Onshore Americas at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. “This order again is evidence of our customer’s confidence in Siemens Gamesa and our leading technology.”

The SG 4.5-145 offers a flexible power rating from 4.2 MW to 4.8 MW depending on site conditions and has a rotor diameter of 145 meters. It is optimized for medium wind onshore locations to maximize energy production with low noise emission levels.

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