Gamesa prototype up in Texas

Gamesa has commissioned a prototype of its 60Hz G114-2.0 MW wind turbine in Texas.

The Spanish manufacturer will run the prototype with a view to type certification by the end the year.

A 50Hz G114-2.0 MW is already operating in Spain.

Gamesa has firm and framework orders totalling 504MW for the turbine, including a 450MW US framework deal with EDPR.