Gamesa to Supply 231 Megawatts for Nine Wind Farms in Brazil

Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) — Gamesa Corp. Technologica SA, Spain’s

biggest wind-turbine maker, agreed to supply equipment with 231

megawatts of capacity to Brazil’s CPFL Energias Renovaveis SA.

The 110 turbines are scheduled to be delivered in 2016, the

Zamudio, Spain-based company said in a statement today. They’ll

be used in nine wind farms CPFL is developing in Brazil’s

northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte. The projects have 20-year deals to sell the power, according to a CPFL press official

who didn’t want to be named because of company policy.

Gamesa has a plant in Brazil the produces nacelles, the

car-sized units that house a turbine’s machinery. Press

officials for Gamesa didn’t immediately respond to phone and e-mail requests for comment.

To contact the reporter on this story:

Vanessa Dezem in Sao Paulo at

vdezem@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story:

Reed Landberg at

landberg@bloomberg.net

Will Wade, Robin Saponar

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