Brazilian manufacturer WEG booked a firm order for 180MW of turbines that marks the first for its 4MW platform unveiled in May 2019.

The 43, 4.2MW machines will be produced for a project to be built by local power group Aliança Energia.

WEG said the contract includes a long-term operation​​ and maintenance deal for four wind farms that Aliança Energia is planning.

These are the first orders received by WEG since it launched the AGW147/4.0 machine, upgrading the 2MW platform it developed using Northern Power System (NPS) technology.