Gamesa concludes turnkey construction of its first wind farm in Chile
The wind farm features 18 Gamesa G90-2.0 MW wind turbines. Construction for the project began in January 2013 and included the development of all necessary civil works and infrastructure for the project, including more than 20 kilometers of roadway, an electrical substation, a 25-kilometer high-voltage transmission line and a bridge. As part of the project, Gamesa will provide comprehensive Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for the wind farm for a period of 12 years.
In addition to Chile, Gamesa is also present in other Latin American countries, including Mexico, Honduras, Argentina, Uruguay and Costa Rica, and has installed a total of more than 2,000 MW of turbines throughout the region. Latin America accounted for 36% of the company's 2014 first semester revenue.
Source: IWR Online, 13 Aug 2014