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Gamesa in 54MW wind turbine supply deal for India

Contract will see Spanish firm install and maintain 2MW wind turbines for ten years in Andhra Pradesh

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Gamesa will supply 27 of its G97-2.0MW turbines to Pagguparthi in Indian state Andhra Pradesh

Spanish firm Gamesa is to supply wind turbines totalling 54MW to India. The company has signed an agreement to deliver 27 2.0MW wind turbines to the BRIC country’s southeastern state Andhra Pradesh.

The deal will see Gamesa supply, install and maintain the wind turbines for ten years. Commissioning is scheduled to be completed by May 2014.

Gamesa said: “The contract calls for the wind farm development, as well as the supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance for 10 years of 27 G97-2.0MW wind turbines at Pagguparthi in Indian state Andhra Pradesh (India).”

The news marks another wind turbine deal for Gamesa, involving the firm deliver its wind turbines to Indian state Andhra Pradesh. The firm signed a contract to supply 46MW of its wind turbines to Andhra Pradesh in July.

Announcing the news in early July, Gamesa said the deal “strengthened its order book in India, boosting its local reputation as a credible turbine manufacturer.”

Present in India as technology provider and wind farm developer, Gamesa has installed over 900MW and manages capacity of more than 800MW under O&M agreements. In its capacity as wind farm developer, Gamesa's pipeline in India stands at 4,300MW.