Repower receives 47 MW wind farm order from La Compagnie du Vent

he order comprises 15 of the 2.05 MW wind turbines for the La Bretelle wind farm and eight for delivery to the Echalot project. REpower Wins 47 MW Wind Turbines Order For Wind Energy Projects In France. REpower Systems SE, in which Suzlon Energy Ltd, is the majority shareholder, had concluded a wind power contract with La Compagnie du Vent, GDF SUEZ Group for a wind farm with 23 wind turbines.

The company said the wind turbines were to be installed in two wind farm projects in the French Burgundy region – 15 wind turbines of the MM92 type are destined for the wind farm La Bretelle, eight wind turbines of the same series are to be erected in the project Echalot. The wind farms will generate a total output of more than 47 MW.

With a hub height of 100 meters and a nominal output of 2.05MW each, the first delivery for the construction will commence during summer 2012 and the commissioning is planned for December 2012.

By José Santamarta,