Alstom secures biggest Brazilian turbine order

BRAZIL: Alstom has signed a €200 million contract from Brasventos to build three wind farms in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

Alstom's Eco82 turbine will be used on the projects
Alstom's Eco82 turbine will be used on the projects

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Brasventos is a special purpose company composed of J. Malucelli Energia (51%), Eletrobras Eletronorte (24,5%) and Eletrobras Furnas (24,5%).

The projects, which will be equipped with Alstom’s SCADA system, will use Alstom's ECO82 wind turbines. 

Alfonso Faubel, Alstom Power vice president, said: "This contract, our biggest wind project in Brazil to date, is a great endorsement of our leading wind turbine technology and project execution capabilities."

The wind turbine generators will be manufactured in Alstom's new manufacturing plant in Bahia, Brazil, combined with partial supplies from Alstom's plant in Buñuel, Spain.

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