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Gamesa inks Brazil wind deals

Bnamericas Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wind turbine producer Gamesa signed Brazil contracts for a combined 150MW.

Serveng Energias Renovavéis ordered 54 Gamesa 2MW G114 turbines for farms within its União dos Ventos complex in Pedra Grande and Parazinho, Rio Grande do Norte state.

The turbines are slated for supply in 2016-17, with the parks due to be commissioned by end-2017, Gamesa said in a statement.

Chesf and Sequoia Energia placed the other order for 13 Gamesa 2MW G97 turbines for farms Papagaio and Coqueirinho, and eight Gamesa 2MW G97 turbines for farm Tamanduá Mirim 2 in Pindaí, all in Bahia state. The 21 turbines are scheduled to be commissioned during the first half of 2016.

In January, Gamesa secured a contract to supply 42 turbines to Força Eólica do Brasil.

Earlier this month, Brazil's federal energy planning company EPE released studies to prepare the grid for increased dispatch of wind generated power.

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