Gamesa has signed a supply agreement under which it will supply 128 MW of its turbines to a Brazilian wind farm complex being developed by Gestamp Wind, the wind energy subsidiary of Gestamp Renewables, in Lagoa Nova in the state of Rio Grande do Norte. The development encompasses five wind farms: Santana I (20 MW), Santana II and III (30 MW each), Lanchinha (28 MW) and Pelado (20 MW).
The scope of the agreement includes the manufacture, supply, transport, installation and commissioning of 64 G97 wind turbines, each with unit capacity of 2.0 MW, as well as the complex’s foundations civil works. The wind turbines are scheduled for delivery throughout the year, and the facility is expected to be commissioned at the end of this year. Gamesa will also maintain the facility’s services for 10 years.
Gamesa has secured supply contract for over 1,000 MW in Brazil, in less than two years. As of last September, Gamesa had already installed 394 MW of capacity in Brazil, one of the company’s priority markets in the short and medium term.
Supply Agreement in Turkey
Gamesa and Gestamp Wind have also entered into another agreement under which the former will supply the latter 10 MW of wind turbines for a project in Turkey. The company will install and commission five G90-2.0 MW turbines at the Adares wind farm, which Gestamp is developing in a joint venture with Faik Celik in Selçuk, in the province of Izmir. Gamesa will maintain these turbines for 10 years. This facility is slated for completion during the second half of this year.