Senvion SE has signed four new contracts totaling 45 megawatts (MW) of power with leading renewable energy developer Blue Energy. The deals relate to supply of wind turbines for Blue Energy’s Grange Wind Farm in North Lincolnshire, Kelmarsh Wind Farm and Winwick Wind Farm near Northampton and Chiplow Wind Farm in Norfolk.
These new orders represent the first contracts Senvion has signed with the UK developer.
Grange Wind Farm is located at Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. The power plant will consist of six MM92 wind turbines with a total rated output of 12.3 MW. They will produce electricity capable of powering more than 6,500 homes.
Kelmarsh Wind Farm is located in Northamptonshire. Six MM92 wind turbines, four at 78 metre hub height and the remaining two at 69 metre hub height will be installed at wind power plant and will enable the wind farm to take full advantage of variable wind speeds.
Senvion will also look after maintenance of the wind farm for 20 years. Winwick Wind Farm will also consist of six MM92 wind turbines. Chiplow Wind Farm will involve installation of four MM82 turbines with a total rated output of 8.2 MW.
Construction/installation of the wind power plants is set to start at autumn 2015 and the wind power projects are is due for completion in spring 2016.
Chris Dean CEO of Blue Energy said: “The realisation of these projects is a significant milestone in the growth of Blue Energy. Senvion’s MM series turbines proved to be ideally optimized for these sites. We are pleased to be able to build upon an already existing relationship with Senvion and look forward with confidence to the successful delivery of the projects.”
Senvion, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, is headquartered in Hamburg and has the experience of installing more than 5,900 wind turbines around the world. The company manufactures and installs onshore and offshore wind turbines of output ranges of 2 MW to 6.15 MW and rotor diameters of 82 metres to 152 metres.
The company designs its equipment at Senvion TechCenter in Osterrönfeld and manufactured at its plants in Husum (North Friesland), Trampe (Brandenburg) and Bremerhaven, as well as Portugal, Canada and India. It provides turnkey, service and maintenance, transport and installation tailored to needs of clients.
The Suzlon Group has over 25,000 MW of wind energy capacity installed in form of various projects, across over 31 countries around the world.
The Group offers sub megawatt onshore turbines at 600 Kilowatts (KW) to the world’s largest commercially-available offshore turbine at 6.15 MW.
The Blue Energy Group is United Kingdom’s fastest growing developers of renewable energy projects. The company deals in developing, owning and operating onshore wind farms and solar PV generating assets. The company will develop the largest solar power plant in Africa, in Ghana – the Nzema solar park, according to a recent announcement.
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