Alstom and Renova Energia sign a contract worth $590 million in Brazil to equip wind project

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Alstom Renewable Power and Renova Energia will supply equipment to wind farms in Brazil's Bahia State. Worth around $590 million, the contract was booked in fiscal year 2012/13.

These wind 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 milestone in the coming years to fulfill the total amount of wind turbines agreed between the companies.

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 the turbines.

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.

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.

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