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Gamesa says it has started installation of its first G128-5.0 offshore prototype, located on the Arinaga Quay in the Canary Islands of Spain.

The 5 MW prototype will begin operating in the second quarter, with the first machines to be erected in 2014, notes the turbine supplier.

Gamesa also notes it has secured IEC 61400-22 design certification for its G128-5.0 MW offshore wind turbine from DNV, which is critical to the sales and manufacturing potential of its offshore turbine business.

Gamesa will concentrate its resources in coming years on developing two new turbine systems, with nominal capacities of 2.5 MW and 5.5 MW. These models will be designed to lower the cost of energy.

Additionally, Gamesa envisions higher-capacity offshore turbines, such as 7 MW and 8 MW, in the future.


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