Alstom to Supply 10 Wind Turbines to South Brazil Energy Project

Alstom SA, the French power-equipment maker, agreed to supply Brazilian agricultural company Oleoplan SA Oleos Vegetais Planalto with 10 wind turbines for a project in the southern city of Viamao.

The contract is valued at 25 million euros ($33 million) and the turbines are expected to start producing power at the end of 2015, Levallois-Perret, France-based Alstom said today on its website.

Alstom will produce the nacelles, or the car-sized units that house the gears, electronics and gearboxes, at its plant in Bahia state and the towers in the southern city of Canoas, according to the statement.

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