Gamesa wins EUR240m wind turbine contract

MADRID, September 13 — Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica said its Gamesa Wind (Tianjin) Co Ltd unit has won a EUR240 million (RMB2.5 billion) contract from China’s Longyuan Electric Power Group Corporation to supply 601 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 510.85MW.

In a statement, Gamesa said the contract also includes the operation and maintenance of the turbines for two years.
Gamesa Wind Tianjin has also opened its first Chinese factory, at Huayuan technology park in Tianjin province. This factory will concentrate on making turbines while a second plant, also in Tianjin, will be built at a later date to make blades.

The equipment is due to be supplied at the end of 2006.

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