Alstom and Renova Energia Sign a First Contract Worth €450Million in Brazil
to Equip One of the World’s Biggest Onshore Wind Projects
LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France -- April 11, 2013
Alstom (Paris:ALO) Renewable Power and Renova Energia, a leader in wind power
generation in Brazil, signed the first contract, as part of the agreement
announced in February 2013, to supply equipment to wind farms in Bahia State.
Worth around €450 million, the contract was booked in fiscal year 2012/13.
These farms will represent a capacity of 513 MW out of the 1,200 MW of the
frame agreement. The equipment will be delivered from 2015 onwards and it will
generate revenues starting into fiscal year 2014/15.
The partnership between Alstom and Renova covers one of the biggest projects
in the global onshore wind market., Further contracts will follow this first
milestonein the coming years to fulfil the total amount of wind turbines
agreed between the companies.
“It is the first contract of all the projects which will be worth a total of
more than €1 billion. These projects will generate at least 1.2 GW of
electricity and double the current wind generation capacity in Brazil”, says
Jérôme Pécresse, President of Alstom Renewable Power.
The agreement signed in February includes the supply, operation and
maintenance services of around 440 onshore wind turbines in Brazil. These
turbines will be manufactured in Alstom’s plant in Camaçari, in the state of
Bahia. Alstom has committed to establish a wind cluster in Bahia in
partnership with other companies for the production of the main components of
Alstom’s ECO100 onshore wind turbine platform is composed of the ECO122,
ECO110 and ECO100 wind turbines, with a unit capacity from 2.7 to 3 MW. It is
one of the most proven platforms in the wind market.
Alstom has more than 2,500 turbines currently installed or under construction
across more than 150 wind farms worldwide, representing a total capacity of
over 3,800 MW.
Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission
and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and
environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the
highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated
power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy
sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide
range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The
Group employs 92,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of €20
billion and booked close to €22 billion in orders in 2011/12.
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