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Gamesa has signed a deal to supply 128 MW of its turbines to a Brazilian wind farm complex being developed by Gestamp Wind, the wind energy subsidiary of Gestamp Renewables. The development encompasses five wind farms: Santana I (20 MW), Santana II and III (30 MW each), Lanchinha (28 MW) and Pelado (20 MW).

The scope of the agreement includes the manufacture, supply, transport, installation and commissioning of 64 G97 wind turbines, each with a unit capacity of 2 MW, as well as the complex's  foundations civil work. Gamesa says the wind turbines are scheduled for delivery over the course of next year, and the facility is expected to be commissioned at the end of 2014. The company will maintain the facility’s services for 10 years.

In addition, Gamesa notes it has signed a 10 MW supply agreement with Gestamp Wind in Turkey. The company will install and commission five G90-2.0 MW turbines at the Adares wind farm, which Gestamp is developing in a joint venture with Faik Celik in Selcuk, in the province of Izmir. Gamesa will also maintain these turbines for 10 years, and the facility is slated for completion during the second half of 2014.




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