High tech: Siemens Gamesa closes a 312 MW onshore order in Brazil implementing its most powerful turbine



Brazil is leading a new generation of wind power technology

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. Siemens Gamesa’s first order in Brazil for its next generation platform, the Siemens Gamesa 5.X, demonstrates the global reach and versatility of the technology. Following recent deals to supply both the 155 and the 170-meter rotor variants of the platform in Sweden, this benchmark technology arrives in Brazil thanks to an order to supply 52 SG 5.8-170 to leading global power company AES. With a total installed capacity of 312 MW, this deal is the largest to date for the Siemens Gamesa 5.X. A report carried by Energía Limpia XXI states that the new order is a game changer, because Siemens Gamesa is implenting its latest generation of onshore wind turbine in Brazil, a market expected to reach 3 GW of wind energy capacity annually over the next ten years as part of its Energy Ten-Year Plan…

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