Repower receives 47MW order from La Compagnie du Vent

FRANCE: Repower has been handed a 47MW deal by La Compagnie du Vent to go to two projects planned for the Burgundy region of France.

The order is for Repower's MM92 turbine

Fifteen and eight Repower MM92 2.05MW turbines will go to the La Bretelle and Echalot projects respectively. Commissioning is expected by late 2012.

Speaking about the deal, Jean-François Innocenti, director for construction of La Compagnie du Vent, said: "These two wind farms represent the most important project that our company has ever built in France.

"At the end of 2012 La Compagnie du Vent will almost operate 300MW of wind-energy capacity, of which 80MW use Repower turbines."