Hamburg – Siemens Gamesa has received another order to supply wind turbines from Indonesia. Gearless systems are delivered.
Siemens Gamesa and the Indonesian developer Equis Energy jointly realize the first onshore wind farm. During the construction works, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is working in a consortium with PT PP (Persero) Tbk., One of the largest Indonesian construction companies.
Wind power plant “Tolo 1” in Indonesia is being built with 20 wind turbines
Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order for the gearless turbine type SWT-3.6-130 in Indonesia with the onshore project “Tolo 1.” The developer of the wind power plant is Equis Energy, the largest independent power producer in the Asia-Pacific economic area 1 “is being built in Jeneponto on the south coast of the Indonesian main island of Sulawesi. The installation is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2017 and commissioning is scheduled for early 2018.
About the energy supply in Indonesia
Indonesia has set itself ambitious energy supply targets and intends to cover its electricity needs by as much as 23 percent from renewables in 2019. For the Siemens Gamesa listed in the global equity index Renixx World, Tolo 1 is already the second order in Indonesia after the company announced the order for the 75 megawatt (MW) wind farm Sidrap at the beginning of the year. In addition to these two Indonesian projects, Siemens Gamesa has already installed around 9,000 MW of wind power in markets in the Asia-Pacific region in Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, China, India, Australia and New Zealand.
The latest wind energy project in Indonesia is being develop by UPC Renewables and expected to be fully operational by early 2018. Brian Caffyn as chairman of UPC Renewables was very happy to give his remarks speech when the site was visited by Indonesia’s minister of Energy, Ignasius Jonan.
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