Gamesa reinforces its presence in Africa with a 30 MW supply contract in Mauritania to Elecnor

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, makes progress in its commercial diversification strategy venturing into a new market, Mauritania, where it will supply 30 MW to the country’s first commercial wind farm.
Under the agreement, the company will supply and install 15 G97-2.0 MW wind turbines to the Nouakchott wind farm being built by Elecnor for the Mauritanian public owned utility Somelec. In addition, Gamesa will perform operation and maintenance services for 11 years. Turbine delivery is scheduled for earlier 2014. The wind farm will be built for mid-2014.
Gamesa first disembarked in Africa in 1999 and now has a presence in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt, with more than 860 MW installed and under maintenance contracts.