Paris, France [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] REpower Systems AG and Akuo Energy SAS have signed three agreements for the supply of 25 wind turbines. The REpower MM92 turbines, each with a hub height of 100 meters and 2.05 megawatts (MW) of rated power will be installed at three wind farms: Fontaine Macon, Sevigny Waleppe and Saint-Germainmont in the Champagne-Ardennes region, in the Northeast of France. Together, the turbines will have a total installed capacity of 51.25 MW.
Staring in June 2010, the first six turbines for the wind farm Fontaine Macon in the Département of Aube are to be delivered and then commissioned in August.
Starting in 2011, the contracts call for the supply of nine REpower MM92 for the wind farm Sevigny Waleppe as well as ten further turbines for the project Saint-Germainmont. Both wind farms are located in the Ardennes Département. Construction on both of the projects is scheduled to being in the second quarter of 2011.
“We have already set up several wind farms in the Champagne-Ardennes region and are pleased to work with Akuo for the first time. We are confident that this will be the first step towards a global partnership,” said Per Hornung Pedersen, CEO of REpower Systems AG.