Alstom gets 51 MW Turkey wind farm order

Alstom is to build a 51MW wind farm for Turkish petrochemicals outfit Petkim.

The wind power plant in Izmir province will be constructed in two phases of 27MW and 24MW under a €55m turnkey contract and feature Alstom’s 3MW Eco110 wind turbines.

The first phase is expected to be operational in 2015 with the second following in 2016.

Alstom country president for Turkey Adil Tekinsaid said: “We are proud our wind turbines will provide energy for Turkey’s most important petrochemical plant.”