Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) reached an agreement with Norvento, a Spanish renewable energy technology company, to supply 34.6 megawatts (MW) of capacity for a wind project located in the Marina district of Lugo, in Spain, SGRE announced in a statement Tuesday.
According to the statement, the company will deliver ten units of the SG 3.4-132 wind turbine, each with 3.465 MW and a blade diameter of 132 meters.
"This model is particularly suited to the winds and terrain of the wind farm location in Lugo. Delivery of the turbines is expected to be completed by summer 2019," the company explained.
The blades for this turbine will be produced at the Aoiz (Navarra) plant, while the nacelles will be produced at the plant in Agreda (Soria).
- Siemens Gamesa in Spain
The company continues to enhance its presence in Spain, where it is the leading manufacturer, accounting for close to 56 percent of the installed fleet - close to 12,500 turbines.
Siemens Gamesa is also in charge of maintaining over 6,000 MW, approximately one-quarter of Spain's total installed capacity.
The company has one of its main R&D centers in Spain, where it designs some of its latest wind turbine models. Siemens Gamesa spends close to €400 million on R&D worldwide each year.
By Gulsen Cagatay