Gamesa, SA unveils India plans
With more than 15 years' experience, Gamesa is a global leader in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of wind turbines, with 22,000 MW installed in 30 countries in four continents and 14,000 MW under maintenance.
The company has 30 production facilities in Europe, the
US, China, India and and 8,000 employees worldwide. Brazil
Gamesa is also a world leader in the development, construction and sale of wind farms, having installed over 4,100 MW and having a portfolio of more than 22,600 MW in Europe,
America and . The annual equivalent of the 21,000 MW installed amounts to more than 5 million tons of petroleum (TEP) per year and prevents the emission into the atmosphere of about 31 million tonnes of CO2 per year. Asia
In 2010, Gamesa's consolidated revenues amounted to more than 2,764 million euro and the net profit was 50 million euro. International markets accounted for almost 93% of whole sales .
Gamesa is listed on the Ibex 35 and forms part of Dow Jones Sustainability, FTSE4Good and Ethibel sustainability indexes.
About Gamesa, India
Gamesa launched its operations in India in February 2010 with setting up of its Indian subsidiary, Gamesa Wind Turbines Pvt. Ltd. and is already #1 in Tamil Nadu and #3 in India with 10% market share of installations in fiscal year end March 2011. The manufacturing operations in India are also feeding neighboring nations like Mauritius and Sri Lanka.
Gamesa Wind Turbines has achieved 1000+ MW of project development all over India and has a portfolio of more than 1,730 MW in various stages of development across India. Additionally, 20 MW has already been sold to Sri Lanka with orders for another 30 MW to 40 MW in the pipeline.
The company currently has assembly facilities for G5X Nacelles in Chennai and is in the course of setting up one more manufacturing facility in Chennai for making Nacelles of 2MW turbines and two more in Gujarat for manufacturing Blades and Towers taking the current production capacity of 500 MW to 1500 MW by 2013.
With a strong focus on research, the company has set up its R&D centre at Sholinganallur in Chennai and employs 42 engineers, to reach 100 by end of 2011. The R&D centre will support the global engineering research and development activities.
Gamesa Wind Turbines has also taken a lead role in ‘Re Powering’ of existing old turbines with state-of-the-art new WTGs, the first of its kind in the country being executed by Gamesa India in the state of Tamil Nadu currently, with 5 more projects in pipeline.