Renewables, Wind

Gamesa and Eolia Renovables join forces in Mexican wind projects

Gamesa and Eolia Renovables are to jointly develop wind farms in Mexico, with Gamesa supplying 324 MW of turbine capacity throughout the period 2011-2013, the companies announced in a joint statement.
The deal is expected to include a total of 162 Gamesa turbines, model G9X-2.0 MW for the Eoliatec del Istmo and Eoliatec del Pacífico wind projects in the state of Oaxaca, the companies said.
“The deal calls for turnkey construction of the wind farms, including turbine supply, transport, assembly, erection and start-up, and operation and maintenance services during the turbine warranty period,” Gamesa and Eolia said.
Following the announcement of the deal, Eduardo Zenteno, general director of Eoliatec in Mexico, said in an interview with Business News Americas, that Eolia would soon begin the negotiations for the financing of two wind farms in Oxaca.
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