- Published: 05 May 2014 05 May 2014
Gamesa, has just signed a new contract for the supply of 144MW of its turbines to Eolicas do Sul, a subsidiary of the Río Bravo Investimentos y Eletrosul investment fund (in turn a subsidiary of Brazil’s national power company, Eletrobras).
Under the terms of the contract, Gamesa will supply, transport, install and commission 72 G97-2.0MW turbines at six wind farms in the Chui complex being developed in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil. The company will also perform the required civil engineering work and provide the facility’s operation and maintenance (O&M) services for a period of 15 years. The wind turbines, which will be made at Gamesa’s local Camaçari factory, are scheduled for delivery during the third quarter of 2014, while the facility is expected to be commissioned during the first quarter of 2015.