Gamesa has signed a new contract for the supply of 144 MW of its turbines to Eolicas do Sul in Brazil.
Under the terms of the contract, Gamesa will supply, transport, install and commission 72 G97-2.0 MW turbines at six wind farms in the Chui complex being developed in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The company will also perform the required civil engineering work and provide the facility's operations and maintenance services for a period of 15 years.
The wind turbines, which will be made at Gamesa's local Camacari, Brazil, factory, are scheduled for delivery during the third quarter of this year, and the wind facility is expected to be commissioned during the first quarter of 2015.Â
This is the second agreement between Gamesa and Eolicas do Sul, a subsidiary of the Rio Bravo Investimentos y Eletrosul investment fund. At the end of 2012, the two parties executed a contract for the supply of 258 MW of turbines to 10 wind farms in Brazil.