Siemens and Gamesa complete wind merger

Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power have completed their merger. The transaction, originally announced in June 2016, creates a giant new player with a presence in more than 90 countries, an industrial footprint in key wind markets and an installed capacity of 75GW. The company, which is based in Zamudio, Spain, has a €21 billion (£17.91bn) order backlog. […]

EU approves Siemens-Gamesa wind merger

The European Commission has cleared the proposed merger of Siemens’ and Gamesa’s wind businesses. It states the transaction does not raise any competition concerns as a number of “credible competitors” would remain in the market. Spanish firm Gamesa is primarily active in the supply of onshore wind turbines but also sells offshore turbines through its […]

Gamesa wins five UK wind turbine orders

Spanish turbine manufacturer Gamesa has bagged orders for five wind farms in the UK. It has been contracted to supply 33MW by REG Windpower, which has been sold to funds managed by US-based BlackRock. Gamesa will install 17 turbines in total at the wind farms located in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They are planned […]

Two new wind farms to be built in India

Spanish wind manufacturer Gamesa is to build two wind farms with a capacity of 100MW each in India. Each wind project will consist of 50 turbines. They will be located in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and are scheduled to start operating in 2016 and 2017 respectively. Gamesa will also be in charge […]

Gamesa to build 40MW wind farm in India

Spanish turbine manufacturer Gamesa has won an order for a 40MW wind farm in India. It will install 20 turbines at the Lingsagur wind farm in the state of Karnataka as part of the contract with ReNew Power. Gamesa will also provide long-term operations and maintenance services. The wind farm is scheduled to be commissioned […]

UK onshore wind farm to be repowered

Spanish manufacturer Gamesa has won a contract to repower a wind farm in West Yorkshire. It will deliver nine turbines which are expected to have a capacity of 18MW – enough to power around 12,000 homes in the UK. They will replace 23 turbines which were installed 22 years ago and had a total capacity of 9MW. The […]

Gamesa wins first solar order in India

Gamesa has won an order to develop a 10MW solar project in India. It will build four solar arrays in the state of Tamil Nadu, in the south east of the country. The project is expected to be commissioned in September this year. Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa’s CEO in India said: “This debut solar contract fits with the strategic […]

Gamesa and SunEdison to co-develop wind farms

Gamesa and SunEdison have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop up to 1GW of wind energy projects by 2018. The companies will own 50% of each of their projects – which are likely to be in India and Mexico. SunEdison will buy the wind farms and finance them whilst Gamesa will supply the […]

New 70MW wind farm in Uruguay

Uruguay is getting a new wind farm with a capacity of 70MW. Spanish manufacturer Gamesa has won an order from Uruguay’s state utility (UTE) to supply and install 35 turbines with a capacity of 2MW each. The Valentines wind farm, located in south Uruguay, will also be operated and maintained by Gamesa for 15 years. It is expected […]

2.5MW prototype turbine generates power in Spain

Spanish manufacturer Gamesa’s new 2.5MW turbine prototype has started generating power. The turbine in Navarre will provide enough electricity to power 2,250 homes every year. It also will prevent more than 6,075 tonnes of carbon emissions and replace the equivalent of 871 tonnes of oil annually. The installation starts the intensive process of validating and certifying the new turbine. […]