Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order to supply turbines for Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. (Cepsa), a Spanish multinational oil and gas company that is developing its first wind farm.
Siemens Gamesa will install eleven G114 2.625 MW turbines at the wind farm being developed in Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, with an expected total capacity approaching 29 MW. The company will also operate and maintain the facility for five years. The wind farm is due to begin operating towards the end of this year.
Thus far, Siemens Gamesa has installed 13,000 MW in Spain, having a market share in the country of over 55 percent. In addition, the company services more than 7,500 MW of turbines in the country and has installed close to 2 GW in Andalusia, accounting for almost 60 percent of the region’s installed base. Spain is also home to the company’s main R&D centre as well as one of its global production and supply hubs.