Germany’s Senvion has nabbed a follow-on order from Scottish utility SSE that will see it supply 33 of its MM82 turbines to the Strathy wind farm in northern Scotland.
Located in a commercial forest, the 68MW Strathy project is already under construction, and is due for commissioning in late 2015.
order “continues what has been an excellent start to the year for
Senvion”, says Raymond Gilfedder, managing director for Northern Europe,
following on from recent deals in the Netherlands and
Senvion claims the order is its fourth from SSE, one of the UK's
largest wind operators, but which yesterday announced what
amounts to a broad retreat from the offshore
known as REpower until earlier this year, claims to have installed
1.4GW of turbines last year, making it the world’s fifth-largest
supplier when taken together with parent company