424 MW of cumulative conditional orders signed in a month between the two parties
Hamburg: Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (“Mainstream”) have signed a conditional contract for 20 Senvion 4.2M148 turbines for the Alena wind farm project in Chile. This is the third conditional contract within a month. The three contracts signed are for a total of 424 MW and the contract scope includes the delivery, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines. Senvion and Mainstream signed a long-term full-service contract for the period of 20 years with the option to be extended.
The Alena project is part of the first of three phases for Mainstream’s fully-contracted 1.3 gigawatt wind and solar platform awarded to the company in the Chilean energy auction in August 2016. The 4.2M148 turbines have a hub height of 140 meters, the installation is planned for 2020.
David Hardy, Executive Director and CSO of Senvion, said: “We are glad to see that our newly launched 4.2 turbine platform proves itself as successful and competitive as we expected it to be: Especially the continuous orders from new markets reflect its efficiency in low and medium wind sites.”
Manuel Tagle, General Manager for Mainstream Renewable Power in Chile, said: “This contract is another important advancement to demonstrate that our projects, which are scheduled to begin construction this year, are on track to reach commercial operational by 2021. These advancements show that we have achieved what we have set out to do, which is to supply clean energy and contribute to phase out fossil fuels in the Chile.”
Toralf Pohl, Vice President New Markets at Senvion, added: ”We want to thank Mainstream for the on-going cooperation. Our significant increase in MW order-intake, especially in key growth markets such as Chile, is based on our close partnerships with leading market players, like Mainstream Renewable Power.”
Barry O’Donnell, Head of Procurement for Mainstream Renewable Power said: “We are delighted to continue our collaboration with Senvion on this first phase of our 1.3 GW fully-contracted wind and solar platform in Chile. We look forward to starting construction and getting these projects successfully into commercial operation on schedule.”
Senvion and Mainstream have signed conditional contracts with a total volume of 424 MW within the last month.
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 7,900 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.
About Mainstream Renewable Power:
Mainstream Renewable Power is the leading global developer of utility-scale wind and solar power plants in high-growth markets. The company is focused on delivering a high-quality portfolio of more than 9 gigawatts of wind and solar assets across Latin America, Africa and Asia. In Chile, Mainstream owns 1.3 GW of fully contracted wind and solar projects due to its unprecedented success in government auctions. Globally, the company has delivered more than 800 MW of wind and solar assets into commercial operation and is currently constructing a further 707 MW. Mainstream is developing the largest wind farm in South East Asia in Vietnam as well as projects in the Philippines.
Mainstream has raised more than EUR1.8bn in project finance to date and employs 160 staff across four continents. The company has developed the world’s largest offshore wind projects; the Hornsea 1 and Hornsea 2 projects in the UK.
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