Siemens Gamesa leads in wind turbine deals in Spain

Siemens Gamesa SG 3.4-132 model wind turbine

Siemens Gamesa said it has signed several new deals to supply nearly 200 MW to five customers in Spain, grabbing 55 percent share of the installed fleet.

The Germany-based company will supply 63 wind turbines this year to 7 wind farms — in Navarra (32 machines), Valladolid (4), Zaragoza (15), Malaga (9) and Cadiz (3). The company will also provide operating and maintenance (O&M) services for these wind facilities.

Siemens Gamesa will supply the SG 3.4-132 model (42 turbines in total) to most of the wind customers. It will also install 16 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines and five SG 2.6-126 machines.

Siemens Gamesa will manufacture most of the blades for these turbines in the plants at Aoiz (Navarra, Spain), As Somozas (Galicia, Spain) and Tangier (Morocco). The company will make all the nacelles at the Agreda plant in Soria, Spain.

The company will install 32 SG 3.4-132 wind turbines in the Cavar wind complex, which is being co-developed by Iberdrola and Caja Rural de Navarra. This project, comprising four wind farms with an installed capacity of 111 MW, is located in the municipalities of Cadreita and Valtierra, in Navarra. It will maintain the machines for 10 years.

Siemens Gamesa will supply 12 turbines (32 MW) to Alfanar Energy: nine SG 2.6-114 turbines for the La Escalereta II farm in Malaga, and three SG 2.6-114 machines for the La Estancia wind farm in Cadiz. The company will operate the wind farms and provide maintenance services for 20 years.

Siemens Gamesa will support Villar Mir Energia for the construction of the Tablares (12 MW) and El Sotillo (15 MW) wind farms in Zaragoza.

The company will deliver six SG 3.4-132 wind turbines to Grupo Jorge for a 21 MW wind farm in Pedrola, Zaragoza, and will provide maintenance services for 10 years.

Siemens Gamesa has signed a deal with Falck Renewables to supply four SG 2.6-114 turbines (11 MW) for the Carrecastro wind farm in the Valladolid municipalities of Tordesillas and Velilla.

Siemens Gamesa has sold 1.2 GW — including the new contracts — in Spain since the end of 2017, entailing the production and installation of 265 wind turbines.

Siemens Gamesa said it is Spain’s leading manufacturer of wind turbines, accounting for 55 percent of the installed fleet of over 12,500 turbines. It is in charge of maintaining over 7,500 MW, approximately one-third of Spain’s total installed capacity.

Siemens Gamesa spends close to €400 million on R&D worldwide each year. Spain is one of the company’s main production and supply hubs.