Brazilian Government Authorizes Gestamp Wind to Bid for 260 MW in the Next Auction

Gestamp Wind, Corporacion Gestamp

(Madrid, August 4, 2011) Gestamp Wind, wind energy division of Gestamp Renewables (Corporación Gestamp), has been given permission by the government energy agency to bid for 260 MW in the auction happening August 17, in Brazil.

Gestamp Wind, to date has nine wind farms (190 MW) in the north east of the country. Two of this wind farms are operating and the rest are under construction; with a total investment of 338 millions of Euros. Gestamp Wind has registered eleven new projects for the next Aneel auction, expected to be held August 17.

If the wind farms are awarded to...

Gestamp’s Wind first project in Turkey enters into commercial operation.

Corporacion Gestamp, Gestamp Wind
Turgut Tepe

Gestamp Wind premieres in Turkey with the commissioning of its first wind farm in this country. A 24 megawatts project that involves a €35M investment and provides enough clean energy to power 30,000 homes annually.

Located near Bodrum town, the wind farm electricity production shall improve the positive effects on the environment, avoiding 47,554 tons per year of CO2 and providing a purifying effect equivalent to 2.38 million trees.

The farm commissioning is not the first group activity in...

Gestamp Wind starts the operation of a new wind farm in Maryland (USA) with 50 Megawatts

Corporacion Gestamp, Gestamp Wind

(Madrid, July 11, 2011) Gestamp Wind, the wind energy division of Gestamp Renewables ( Corporacion Gestamp) has started the commercial operation of the wind farm Roth Rock, in the Garret county, Maryland. (USA)

The wind farm is composed by 20 turbines with Nordex Technology of 2, 5 Mw each, summing up 50 Megawatts of nominal installed power. Out of the 50 MW production, 80% will be sold to Delmarva (Utility) through a 20 years power purchase Agreement. The 20% left will be sold through two contracts with dependent state...

Gestamp Wind has 60 MW of Wind Power operating in the U.S

Corporacion Gestamp, Gestamp Renewables

Gestamp Wind concluded the launching of its first wind farm in Nebraska, USA, which has an installed capacity of 60 MW.

This last December Gestamp Wind a division of Corporacion Gestamp put into commercial operation after the proper testing and adjustment period a wind farm at Flat Water, Nebraska (U.S).

The park has installed a power capacity of 60 megawatts and consists of 40 General Electric turbines (GE 1.5xls). 1.5 MW of capacity per turbine. The park expects to surpass the 225 Grh annual power production which will be sold to Omaha Public Power District with a 20-year...

Gestamp Renewables and Bergé team up to offer Wind farms services in Brazil

Gestamp Renewables

The Gestamp Renewables division and Bergé Infrastructure and Logistics (BISL) have just signed an agreement to form a new company, G & B Wind Services.

G & B Wind Services, which will have its headquarters in Recife, will offer logistics, assembly and maintenance services of wind farms in Brazil, with an expected turnover of around 40 million € for the first year of operation.

Subsequently, the activity could be extended to other Latin American countries.

Brazil is currently one of the markets with the greatest wind potential. It is estimated that the power...

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