GE Renewable Energy introduced immediately that it was chosen by Leeward Renewable Energy as its wind turbine know-how companion to repower its 90 MW Aragonne Wind Project in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. When mixed with the brand new greenfield 145 MW Aragonne Mesa Wind mission, the whole wind farm output will improve to 235 MW.
As part of this effort, GE will probably be offering a complete of 86 2.x-127 and a couple of.Three-116 wind generators to Leeward. The Aragonne Wind repower will substitute the mission’s 90 current models with new WTG know-how, leading to elevated efficiency and reliability. The tasks are anticipated to be accomplished in late 2021.
Aragonne is GE’s third new WTG provide contract with Leeward within the final 24 months—totaling almost 500 MW—following agreements for Mountain Breeze Wind in Colorado and Lone Tree Wind in Illinois, which have been each accomplished in 2020. Additionally, GE has labored with Leeward on a number of repower contracts for the corporate’s Sweetwater tasks in Texas, totaling almost 280 MW.
Tim White, GE Renewable Energy’s CEO for Onshore Americas, mentioned, “GE Renewable Energy has a long-standing relationship with Leeward, with GE wind turbine know-how powering lots of their wind farms. We are delighted to work collectively once more on the Aragonne tasks, considerably growing the wind farm’s power output and serving to to ship much more reasonably priced and sustainable renewable power to their prospects.”
Jason Allen, Leeward Renewable Energy CEO, mentioned, “Leeward is happy to companion with GE Renewable Energy on the enlargement of our Aragonne complicated with each the repower and greenfield tasks. Together, we’re modernizing considered one of Leeward’s legacy belongings with GE’s superior turbine know-how and including environment friendly era capability to our portfolio supporting our long-term development technique.”
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