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28 February 2005
The overhead installation channels the 80 MW from the largest wind farm in the neighbouring country, owned by the Spanish company.
Vitoria-Gasteiz, 28 February 2005. Gamesa Energía has transferred a high-tension line, built for channelling the energy produced by its Portuguese wind farm "Terras Altas de Fafe", one with the highest output in the neighbouring country, to the Portuguese electricity company REN, in observance of Portuguese legislation governing energy distribution.
The transfer agreement has today been subscribed in Lisbon in a ceremony presided over by Vitor Baptista, Member of REN's Board of Directors, and by Fernando Ferrando, Managing Director of Gamesa Energía.
In accordance with Portuguese legislation, the "LCAFRA" high-tension line, up until now the property of Gamesa Energía, is to become part of Portugal's National Power Grid, of which REN is licensee.
The 150 KV overhead line in question connects the wind farm "Terras Altas de Fafe", owned by Gamesa Energía, to REN's 400 KV substation "Riba D'ave". Featuring a length of 35 kilometres, 89 pylons and over twenty crossovers with other power lines, "LCAFRA" was built in a record-breaking time of five months.
This high-tension line will channel the 80 MW produced by the "Terras Altas de Fafe" wind farm, equipped with 40 model G87 Gamesa Eólica wind turbines.
Thanks to the commissioning of this new wind farm and its more than 700 MW under development, Gamesa Energía is consolidating its position on Portugal's wind energy market.
Gamesa Energía, a global leader in wind power development, is present in 15 countries, in which it has over 1,500 MW of wind energy installed and currently has a portfolio of projects amounting to 16,551 MW at different stages of development.
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