Senvion completes installations of key projects in growth markets
86% growth achieved in installations in first five months of the year
Hamburg: Senvion has successfully completed the installation of three key projects in Chile and Australia. In Chile, the Sarco and Aurora projects consist of 93 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of around 299 MW. In Australia, the Pacific Hydro Crowlands Wind Farm features 39 Senvion MM92 turbines. The commissioning of these wind farms is currently underway.
The Sarco and Aurora wind farms are owned by Aela Energia, a joint venture of Actis (60%) and Mainstream Renewable Power (40%). The Sarco project consists of 50 Senvion 3.4M114 turbines and is located in the Atacama region of Northern Chile. The Aurora project, located in the Southern Los Lagos region, features 43 Senvion 3.0M122 turbines. The Crowlands Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 80 MW and will produce enough clean energy to supply the power needs of over 50,000 homes in Victoria.
Yves Rannou, CEO of Senvion, says: "We are making solid progress in our execution. The completion of installations of these three key projects in growth markets is a significant example of our efforts. We have shown that we were able to streamline the installations - one of our key challenges and main tasks during the last months. Therefore I wish to especially thank our local teams for their effort and our customers for the successful partnerships."
Senvion installed 475 MW in first five months of 2019 against 256 MW installed in corresponding period in 2018. This corresponds to growth of around 86% year over year.
Senvion is a leading global manufacturer of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The company develops, produces and markets wind turbines for almost any location - with rated outputs of 2 MW to 6.33 MW and rotor diameters of 82 metres to 152 metres. Furthermore, the company offers its customers project specific solutions in the areas of turnkey, service and maintenance, transport and installation, as well as foundation planning and construction. The Senvion systems are mainly designed in the major TechCenters in Osterrönfeld and Bangalore and manufactured at its German and Portuguese plants in Bremerhaven, Vagos and Oliveira de Frades as well as in Żory-Warszowice, Poland and Baramati, India. With approximately 4,000 employees worldwide, the company makes use of the experience gained from the manufacture and installation of more than 8,200 wind turbines around the world. The company's operational subsidiary Senvion GmbH is based in Hamburg and represented by distribution partners, subsidiaries and participations in European markets such as France, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Italy, Romania, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Poland as well as on a global level in the USA, China, Australia, Japan, India, Chile and Canada. Senvion S.A. is listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
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