Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with Pacific Hydro to supply, install and service 14 MM92 turbines at the Yaloak South Wind Farm near Ballan, Victoria. The 28.7 megawatt (MW) wind farm will produce enough electricity to power nearly 16,000 households in Australia. Turbine installation is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.
Chris Judd, CEO and Managing Director of Senvion Australia, said: “Pacific Hydro is one of Australia’s leading wind farm developers., We are looking forward to working with them to deliver the Yaloak South wind farm. Based on our experience in the region, we have proven that the Senvion technology performs well. We have a great local team in place to ensure the wind farms are working at their best.”
Robert Boyle, Yaloak South Wind Farm Project Manager, from Pacific Hydro said: “We have developed a long-standing relationship with Senvion and have worked together to deliver multiple projects in Portland.? We are pleased to be joining forces with Senvion again to deliver our latest project.”
Senvion maintains a total of 74 MM82 and MM92 turbines for Pacific Hydro at Cape Nelson North, Cape Nelson South, Cape Bridgewater and Cape Sir William Grant, all located in the Australian state of Victoria. Earlier this year, Senvion Australia officially opened its new service centre in Portland, Victoria, ensuring it is well positioned to continue to service Pacific Hydro’s wind farms.
Since commencing operations in Australia in 2002 Senvion has installed 216 wind turbines from across the Senvion two megawatt series with a cumulated rated power of close to 440 MW in Australia. Senvion Australia Pty. Ltd. is the regional subsidiary providing Senvion wind turbine technology and solutions across Australia, New Zealand and the Southern Pacific Region.
Senvion is a leading global manufacturer of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The company develops, produces and markets wind turbines for almost any location – with rated outputs of 2 MW to 6.15 MW and rotor diameters of 82 metres to 152 metres. Furthermore, the company offers its customers project specific solutions in the areas of turnkey, service and maintenance, transport and installation, as well as foundation planning and construction. The systems are designed at the Senvion TechCenter in Osterrönfeld and manufactured at its German plants in Husum (North Friesland), Trampe (Brandenburg) and Bremerhaven, as well as Portugal. With approximately 4,000 employees worldwide, the company makes use of the experience gained from the manufacture and installation of more than 6,600 wind turbines around the world. The company’s operational subsidiary Senvion GmbH is based in Hamburg and represented by distribution partners, subsidiaries and participations in European markets such as France, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Italy, Romania, Portugal, Sweden, and Poland as well as on a global level in the USA, China, Australia and Canada. Senvion S.A. is listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.