Gamesa Agrees To Supply 30 MW to Michigan Wind Farm


Gamesa has recently signed a contract with Heritage Sustainable Energy to supply 30 MW as part of the second phase of the Big Turtle complex located in northeast Michigan. The agreement also encompasses the provision of operations and maintenance services for 12 years.

Under the terms of the agreement reached with Heritage Sustainable Energy, Gamesa will handle the transportation, installation, and commissioning of 14 of its G114-2.1-MW turbines. Delivery of the turbines is set to begin in August 2016 with the facility slated for commissioning in October.

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The supply of these turbines will mark the completion of the Big Turtle 50-MW wind farm for which Gamesa already installed 10 G114-2.0-MW turbines in 2014. Big Turtle was the vehicle through which this new turbine model was introduced into the United States market, where it has since become a benchmark due to its ability to harness more energy at a lower cost at low and medium wind speed sites. In fact, the company has since signed orders for the supply of over 600 MW of this model between both the 2.0 –MW and 2.1– MW versions in the U.S. alone. The global order book for this product stands at over 2,000 MW.

Gamesa has a strong presence in the U.S. where it has installed more than 4,100 MW at various wind complexes to date. 

— Source: Gamesa

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