Alstom and Renova Energia Sign a First Contract Worth €450Million in Brazil to Equip One of the World’s Biggest Onshore Wind Projects

Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:16pm EDT

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LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

Alstom (Paris:ALO) Renewable Power and Renova Energia, a leader in wind power
generation in Brazil, signed the first contract, as part of the agreement
announced in February 2013, to supply equipment to wind farms in Bahia State.
Worth around €450 million, the contract was booked in fiscal year 2012/13. These
farms will represent a capacity of 513 MW out of the 1,200 MW of the frame
agreement. The equipment will be delivered from 2015 onwards and it will
generate revenues starting into fiscal year 2014/15. 

The partnership between Alstom and Renova covers one of the biggest projects in
the global onshore wind market., Further contracts will follow this first
milestonein the coming years to fulfil the total amount of wind turbines agreed
between the companies. 

"It is the first contract of all the projects which will be worth a total of
more than €1 billion. These projects will generate at least 1.2 GW of
electricity and double the current wind generation capacity in Brazil", says
Jérôme Pécresse, President of Alstom Renewable Power. 

The agreement signed in February includes the supply, operation and maintenance
services of around 440 onshore wind turbines in Brazil. These turbines will be
manufactured in Alstom`s plant in Camaçari, in the state of Bahia. Alstom has
committed to establish a wind cluster in Bahia in partnership with other
companies for the production of the main components of the turbines. 

Alstom`s ECO100 onshore wind turbine platform is composed of the ECO122, ECO110
and ECO100 wind turbines, with a unit capacity from 2.7 to 3 MW. It is one of
the most proven platforms in the wind market. 

Alstom has more than 2,500 turbines currently installed or under construction
across more than 150 wind farms worldwide, representing a total capacity of over
3,800 MW. 

About Alstom

Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission
and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and
environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the
highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power
plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources,
including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of
solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs
92,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of €20 billion and booked
close to €22 billion in orders in 2011/12.

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