31 Oct '11, 11am

Gamesa erects its first 4.5-MW turbine in Malaga #wind #spain

Gamesa erects its first 4.5-MW turbine in Malaga #wind #spain

The Cámera wind farm is located between the towns of Teba and Almargen in the province of Malaga near Cerro de La Higuera. Contrary to some local media reports, the turbine is not the G136 model from the same G10X family, but is actually the G128 model with a rotor diameter of 128 metres (not 136 metres) and a hub height of 120 metres. The machine is designed for sites with Class II, medium-speed wind regimes. The wind farm is being developed by Gamesa Energía, a subsidiary that develops and builds wind farms for resale. Jaulín To date, the only example of the G10X machine in operation has been a prototype on the Jaulín wind farm in Aragon, "which has already been subject to field testing and certification," explains the Spanish multinational. Moreover, this machine has broken three output records for any wind turbines in Spain, the company claims, most of which were surpa...

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