Alstom, Tractebel sign 97MW Brazil wind deal

Monday, July 7, 2014

French equipment manufacturer Alstom has signed a 120mn-euro (US$163mn) deal to supply 36 wind turbines to Brazilian generator Tractebel.

The Paris-based firm will provide the ECO 122 units, each comprising 2.7MW, in addition to operation and maintenance services for 10 years, according to an Alstom release.

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The contract is for the 97.2MW Trairí wind farm in Brazil's northeastern state of Ceará.

Alstom said it had partnered with energy services firm Freyssinet to facilitate installation by using hydraulic lifting techniques.

The units will be built at Alstom's plant in Bahia state and are due to be delivered by mid-2016.

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