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GE to supply 45MW to Valorem for French project

FRANCE: GE has won a contract from French developer Valorem to supply 45MW for a project in the Champagne-Ardennes region of north-west France.

GE'2 2.5MW turbine will be used on the project
GE'2 2.5MW turbine will be used on the project

Under the deal, GE will deliver 18 2.5MW turbines to the Fère-Champenoise development. The wind farm is currently under construction.

The project will consist of three smaller wind farms: Corroy, Euvy and Fère-Champenoise, which will have seven, six and five turbines respectively.

Speaking about the decision to use GE turbines, Valorem president Jean-Yves Grandidier said he believed the GE 2.5 was well-suited for the region.

He said: "The turbine offers a high level of efficiency and annual energy production thanks to its 100-metre diameter."

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