(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.
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.
Last 27th of June, Gestamp Wind signed an agreement to finance the construction of a wind farm with a capacity of 10 MW in Pawlow, Poland.
This funding, a 15-year loan for 12 million euros (75% of eligible project costs) will be a priority under the National Fund "Support for distribution and renewable energy." (NDOSIGW). The objective of this project is to increase the amount of electricity produced from renewable energy sources.
(Madrid, August 26, 2011) Gestamp Wind, the wind energy division of Gestamp Renewables (Corporación Gestamp), has been awarded with two new wind energy sale contracts with a period of 20 years in Brazil. These wind farms sum up a total of 48 MW and with them, Gestamp Wind will now have 240 MM in Brazil.
(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)