GE Secured 63 Percent of Total Capacity in Recent Brazil Wind Power Auction.
GE Received 10-Year Operations and Maintenance Agreements to Service the Awarded 545 Megawatts on 26 Wind Farms.
In Total, GE Received 1 Gigawatt of Wind Commitments in the 2013 Brazil Energy Auctions.
GE (NYSE: GE) won 545 megawatts (MW) of orders for wind turbines in Brazil’s A-3 auction, which was held on November 18. The total amount of energy auctioned was 867 MW and GE secured 63 percent of the auction capacity.
GE will provide 1.7-100 and 1.85-82.5 turbines for wind farms developed by Casa dos Ventos, Eletrosul, Contour Global, CEEE, PEC, Rio Energy and Chesf in the Brazilian states of Rio Grande do Sul, Bahia and Piau