Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a second order in Russia from Enel Russia, one of the country's independent power producers (IPP), for the supply of 201 MW of wind turbines. The scope of the agreement includes supply, installation and commissioning of 57 Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform turbines at the Kola wind farm, located in Murmansk region, Russia. The Kola wind farm is due to be commissioned in 2021. The contract includes full scope O&M (operation & maintenance) services during the first two years with an option to extend.
This order is part of the preliminary agreement signed with Enel in 2017 for the supply of 291 MW to two wind farms in Russia. The first order, the Azovskaya project with 90 MW capacity, was announced by Siemens Gamesa in early October 2018.
With the delivery of its proven wind turbines, Siemens Gamesa will contribute to Russia’s targets to develop local renewable energy resources reaching 3.3 GW of wind installed capacity by 2024 and to ramp up a local wind energy industry.
“We are proud to announce this second big contract in Russia and to continue the successful cooperation with Enel”, says Steven Pryor, CEO Onshore North Europe & Middle East region at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. “Siemens Gamesa is well under way to establishing a strong position in the growing Russian renewables market. We have introduced modern technology and we have taken important steps to ensure local content requirements.”
Siemens Gamesa is a global leader in the wind power industry, with a strong presence in all facets of the wind business: offshore (#1), onshore (#2) and services (#2). In 2017, the company placed first on the turbine OEM ranking compiled by Make Consultancy with a market share of over 17%.
Through its advanced digital capabilities, the company offers one of the broadest product portfolios in the industry as well as industry-leading service solutions, helping to make clean energy more affordable and reliable. With near 89 GW installed worldwide, Siemens Gamesa manufactures, installs and maintains wind turbines in the onshore and offshore segments. Its order backlog stands at €22.8 billion. The company is headquartered in Spain and listed on the Spanish stock exchange (traded in the Ibex-35 index).