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Global: Gestamp Wind incorporates 152 megawatts into operation

Belgium, Poland and Brazil, are the countries where Gestamp Wind has set into operation 7 new wind farms that have meant an investment of 170 million euros

Gestamp Wind has set into operation seven new wind farms during the past month of December, reaching a total power of 152 megawatts (MW) divided into seven wind farms in Belgium, Poland and Brazil. Poland’s project is the first one in the country.

Currently Gestamp Wind is also developing 216 MW of wind power that will be in operation before 2016 in Turkey, Belgium and Brazil; the wind farm of Yahali, of 82.5 MW in Turkey, the wind farm of Beaumont, of 12 MW in Belgium, and five new wind farms in Brazil sum up 106 MW, and will enter operation during the first nine months of 2016.

Gestamp Wind is also present in United States, Mexico, Turkey, Europe and South Africa and counts with a total of 684 MW in operation which, with the projects in development, will reach 900 MW in September of 2016.

The 7 new wind farms now set into operation, have meant a total investment of 170 million euros and will generate more than 640,000 MWh/year.

The wind farm built in the community of Feluy, in the region of Wallonie, Belgium, counts with 14.25 MW of power and has 7 aero-generators of 2.05 MW of power each.

In the region of Swietokrzyskie, in Poland, 10 MW have been installed, made up of 5 aero-generators of 2 MW of power each.

In the regions of Serra Santana, Pelado and Lanchinha, located northeast of Brazil, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Gestamp Wind has installed and set into operation 128 MW, corresponding to 64 aero-generators of 2 MW of power each one.

Dionisio Fernández Auray, Gestamp Wind’s CEO, stated that “The Company continues with its expansion plan, which will allow us to end 2016 with 900 MW of wind power installed”. He also added: “The 152 MW that we are now setting into operation and the 216 MW that we will finish developing before this year’s September, will allow us to achieve an EBITDA of more than 112 million euros in 2016”.

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