France-based leading renewables energy company, GE Renewables has made it to the front page yet again following its procurement of a 300 megawatts order of wind turbines from EP New Energies, an EPH subsidiary.
As per official sources, the 50 unit of 6MW wind turbines, which are being installed by EP New Energies in Germany, would be deployed at onshore farms, encompassing the 100MW project Forst-Briesnig 2 in the state of Brandenburg.
Reports suggest that the approval procedures for the projects would begin as early as this year with the first construction commencing from 2023. In fact, the novel development and project procurement forms a part of EPH group’s renewable energy tactic to revamp the real estate capabilities by adopting onshore wind energy and photovoltaics.
In addition to this, the inked projects have been deemed to span the installation, maintenance, and supply of wind turbines. As the projects are situated in open-cast mining areas, there are various exclusive needs to the foundation.
Speaking on the latest deal, Tomas David, Senior Executive at EPH, stated that through this new procurement, the firm is looking forward to developing real solutions for evolution towards sustainable power generation and is working closely toward transforming the energy system.
Meanwhile, EP New Energies MD, Dominique Guillou reportedly cited that EP is quite thrilled about being among the first firms for deploying 6MW class wind turbines.
Mr. Guillou added that this recent deal puts the company in the Premier League of wind project developers. These agreements form an important milestone for realizing 300MW of wind capacity, further adding to the German energy conversion and adoption of renewable energies.
On the other hand, GE sales and regional manager for Central Europe, Klaus Rogge mentioned that the company is pleased to supply wind turbines for EPNE’s very first wind farm projects in the German districts.