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Siemens Gamesa confirms half-GW order

An EDF-led consortium now formalizes its agreement with Siemens Gamesa for one of France's less-problematized offshore wind farms, of which GE also gets a bite despite having previously withdrawn itself as supplier.

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Siemens Gamesa has now amassed roughly 1.5 GW in offshore wind capacity from France. The OEM has as planned taken in a contract to supply 64 of its tried-and-true model SWT-7.0154 units to EDF, WPD and Enbridge's project, Courseulles-sur-Mer, with an attached 15-year service agreement.

"We are delighted to again be the partner of choice for EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd, and to deliver our second firm French offshore order to them," writes Marc Becker, chief executive of Siemens Gamesa's Offshore business unit, in a statement.

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