Senvion has won a 171.6 MW turnkey contract from Ancora Wind – Energia Eolica S.A. to deliver and install 84 turbines for five wind farms in Portugal. Senvion has also signed 20-year service contracts for the wind farms.
The Moimenta I and II wind farms each will have 21 Senvion MM92 2.05 MW turbines, the Picos Vale do Chao wind farm will feature 11 Senvion MM92 turbines, the Tres Marcos wind farm will have 19 Senvion MM92 turbines, and 12 Senvion MM100 2 MW turbines are destined for the Sernancelhe wind farm. According to Senvion, turbine installation will begin in summer 2015.
Project sponsors include Galp Energia SGPS S.A., Martifer SGPS. S.A. and Ferrostaal GmbH.
"Portugal is one of our most important production sites," notes Jose Costa, managing director of Senvion Portugal. "We are currently employing more than 600 people and plan to double this figure by 2015. We already produce rotor blades and nacelle for the Senvion MM92 bestseller series, as well as the rotor blades of the Senvion 3.XM series.’