- Published: 22 November 2013 22 November 2013
GE has won 545MW of orders for wind turbines in Brazil's A-3 auction, which was held on November 18, 2013.
The total amount of energy auctioned was 867MW and GE secured 63 per cent of the auction capacity. GE will provide 1.7-100 and 1.85-82.5 turbines for wind farms developed by Casa dos Ventos, Eletrosul, Contour Global, CEEE, PEC, Rio Energy and Chesf in the Brazilian states of Rio Grande do Sul, Bahia and Piauí. GE also will service the wind turbines for 10 years as part of an operations and maintenance agreement that includes an availability guarantee for the 26 wind farms.