Siemens Gamesa to bring 60 MW wind turbines to three Greek wind parks
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (SGRE) announced that it won three orders in Greece for the supply of 60 MW wind turbines for two customers, both independent power producers (IPP).
Two local independent power producers (IPP) from Aetolia-Acarnania area, largest region in Greece, chose Siemens Gamesa as their wind turbine suppliers.
One of the customers ordered 16 MW and 24 MW wind turbines for two different farms – Kali Chitza and Litharoserma. For Kali Chitza, SGRE will supply 8 units of G114-2MW while for Litharosermawind park will supply 12 units of G90-2MW each.
Siemens Gamesa will also deliver 10 turbines of 2 MW to another customer in the same area. This 20 MW order will be installed in one wind park.
According to the statements issued by both companies, turbines will be delivered in the second half of 2018. SGRE will also provide operations and maintenance services in next 10 years for all three wind farms.
According to the Gamesa corporation website, the Gamesa G114-2.0 MW model has a 114 meter rotor and 2.0 MW rated power, has 10,207 m2 swept area which makes it a 38% larger swept area than its previous model Gamesa G97-2.0 MW had. It also produces over 20% more energy annually.
G90-2.0WM model has a 90 meter rotor and 2.0 MW power, and it provides maximum output at minimum cost per kWh for low wind sites. It has lighter blades, total of three, using fiberglass, carbon fiber and prepreg method (pre-impregnated” composite fibers).
SGRE has installed almost 500 MW of its turbines in Greece. It maintains 241 MW.
United, Siemens and Gamesa are present in more than 90 countries, in all five continents, with their wind power products and renewable technologies being used in more than 90 countries. They have 75GW installed capacity worldwide. In 2016, the company scored EUR 11 billion in revenue.
Greek wind market has been attracting more and more interest among big players in renewable energy sector. This month, China entered Greek this market for the first time: China’s Shenhua Group has bought 75% stake in Copelouzos’s four wind farms.