Thursday, February 9, 2023

A Navarra company receives a huge order for wind turbines for Canada

A company from Navarra, a subsidiary of Siemens Gamesa, will be in charge of supplying wind turbines to a wind farm in Canada.

The parent company explained in a statement sent to the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) that “Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, through one of its subsidiaries, has entered into a concrete agreement to supply wind turbines for a wind farm located in Canada.” orders have been received, comprising a total capacity of 495 MW”.

Specifically, “the firm order includes the supply of a combination of SG 5.0-145 and SG 6.6-170 wind turbines, as well as a 10-year service contract,” the firm elaborated.

Siemens Gamesa has confirmed that the contractual requirements for accounting recognition of the project have been met and it has been registered as a firm order for the first quarter of 2023. The forecast is that the project will start commercial operation in 2024.

Siemens Gamesa signs another deal in Denmark

This isn’t the only announcement that Siemens Gamesa has made in recent days. Last Thursday the company made public (also through the National Securities Market Commission) the signing of a preferred supplier agreement with company RWE for the Thor offshore wind farm project.

It will be located in the Danish North Sea and, according to Siemens Gamesa’s calculations, it will produce enough green electricity to supply more than one million homes in Denmark.

The above facility will have a capacity of 1,000 MW and the supply agreement includes a 2-year service contract. However, “the agreement is subject to various conditions including a final investment decision by RWE,” clarified Siemens Gamesa.

In connection with this announcement of the Thor offshore wind farm, it is expected that the turbines will be installed in the sea in the year 2026.

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