Siemens bags 38 MW wind turbine deal in France

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Siemens today announced its deal to supply 12 direct drive wind turbines for 38 megawatt onshore project at the Les Gourlous wind farm in France.

In addition to supplying wind turbines for the new project, Siemens will be responsible for service and maintenance agreement for 20 years. The new wind project is scheduled for commissioning in November 2016.

The wind farm in the Champagne-Ardennes region in France will have a capacity of 38.4 MW and will supply approximately 35,000 households with green energy.

Austrian WEB Windenergie AG, the owner of the project, operates wind farms in Europe and North America. W.E.B. Windergie AG is expanding its portfolio with Les Gourlous project, the largest wind farm in their 20-year history.

“We are pleased to have found a new partner in Siemens to bring this flagship to fruition,” said Michael Trcka, CFO of W.E.B. Windenergie AG.

Meanwhile, Siemens will showcase new products regarding wind energy plants, grid connections, operations and services at the EWEA 2015 event from November 17 to 20 in Paris. The company is aiming to boost the number of deals in France. During the past 12 months Siemens has already installed 127 MW of wind capacity in France.

Rajani Baburajan
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