Gamesa to sell its Pelplin wind farm in northern Poland's Pomorskie region to Polish power company PGE Energia Odnawialna; wind farm to be completed in H1 2012, have a combined installed capacity of 48 MW
BILBAO, Spain, and MADRID
May 30, 2011
– - The project will offer installed capacity of 48 MW and be equipped with the company's G90-2.0 MW turbines
- Gamesa has a project portfolio of 677 MW at varying stages of development in Poland and 1,700 MW in Eastern Europe (Poland, Romania and Bulgaria)
Gamesa, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and maintenance of wind turbines and a top wind farm developer, has reached an agreement with Polish power company PGE Energia Odnawialna (PGE EO), the renewable arm of Polish biggest utility - PGE Group, to sell the Pelplin wind farm (combined installed capacity of 48 MW) in northern Poland’s Pomorskie region.
Gamesa’s wind farm development and sales division is currently building the site, which will be powered by 24 G90-2.0 MW turbines. Gamesa and PGE EO have agreed that Gamesa will deliver and transfer ownership of the wind farm in the first half of 2012, after construction is completed.
Growing presence in Eastern Europe
Gamesa’s wind farm division is particularly active in Eastern Europe, specifically in Poland, where the company has sold several projects in recent months. Gamesa’s portfolio in Poland totals 677 MW of wind farm projects at varying stages of development, 108 MW of which are under construction.
Gamesa also plans to break ground in 2011 on sites accounting for another 78 MW in Poland.
As for other Eastern European countries, including Romania and Bulgaria, the company’s project portfolio exceeds 1,000 MW.
About Gamesa (www.gamesacorp.com)
More than 15 years’ experience, Gamesa is one of the global leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of wind turbines, with close to 21,000 MW installed in 30 countries on four continents and close to 14,000 MW under maintenance.
The company is also a benchmark the development, construction and sale of wind farms, with over 4,100 MW installed and a portfolio of more than 22,600 MW of wind farms at varying stages of development in Europe, America and Asia.
The company has 30 production facilities in Europe, the US, China, India and Brazil, and more than 7,200 employees worldwide.