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REpower concludes wind turbine supply contract with La Compagnie du Vent

11 Oct 2011

REpower Systems has agreed to provide a total of 23 wind turbines to La Compagnie du Vent, GDF Suez Group.

REpower's wind turbines will be installed in two wind farm projects, that will generate a total output of about 47MW, in the French Burgundy region.

La Bretelle wind farm will use REpower's 15 turbines of the MM92 type, Echalot project will use eight turbines of the same series.

The wind turbines feature a hub height of 100m and a nominal output of 2.05MW each.

REpower will begin first deliveries for the construction during summer 2012 and the commissioning is planned in December 2012.

REpower French subsidiary REpower SAS managing director Olivier Perot said with both wind farms the installed capacity in the region of Bourgogne will almost double from 70MW to 120MW in the future.