- Gamesa agrees to install 110 of its G97-2.0 MW turbines in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka.
Madrid, 18 July 2014. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has further reinforced its presence in India, having signed new agreements to supply 220 MW[i] to three of the mainindependent power producers (IPP) companies in the wind energy market.
In total, the company will install 110 of its G97-2.0 MW turbines in five wind farms located in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka. The wind turbines, which will be made at Gamesa’s local factories, are scheduled for delivery in March 2015. In addition, Gamesa will handle the related O&M services of the wind farms in the long term.
These three new contracts strengthen Gamesa’s orderbook from independent power producers in the Indian wind energy segment, boosting its local reputation as a leading turbine manufacturer.
“These valuable orders from independent power producers prove our expertise and clearly signify our strong market standing in Indian wind industry. We are looking forward to have such esteemed collaborations in the future”, says Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa’s Chairman and Managing Director in India.
Gamesa is present in India as technology provider and wind farm developer. The company, which ended 2013 as the leading wind turbine OEM in India by market share, has installed over 1,100 MW and manages capacity of more than 850 MW under O&M agreements. India represented 33% of Gamesa’s sales in Q1 2014.
With a track record stretching back 20 years and installation of around 29,500 MW in 44 countries under its belt, Gamesa has established itself as a world technology leader in the wind power industry. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses wind turbine design, manufacture, installation and operations and maintenance (over 19,500 MW).
Gamesa is also a global benchmark in the development, construction and sale of wind farms. To date, it has installed 6,400 MW and currently boasts a pipeline of over 18,300 MW at varying stages of development in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
[i]50 MW of the total fall under the umbrella of agreements already communicated to the market.