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Gamesa to set up 300MW wind farms in Rajasthan, Karnataka and AP

Chennai: Wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa will supply wind turbines for 300 megawatt (MW) of wind power projects that are being set up by independent

Gamesa will use its wind turbines that have been designed for low wind speeds at these sites.

The first phase of 160 MW is underway and the project is expected to be commissioned by June 2015, a statement from the company has said.

Gamesa will supply, erect and commission 80 wind turbines at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan and Basavanabagewadi in Karnataka.

The second phase of 140MW is expected to be secured by April 2015.

Gamesa will supply 70 of turbines in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

This project is expected to be commissioned by September 2015. Gamesa has signed a total of 600MW with Greenko till date of which 160MW of wind capacity in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh has been commissioned.

"With the government's thrust in promoting India as a global manufacturing hub, it is imperative that renewables be considered an alternative fuel to meet the power demand spurred by industrialization," Ramesh Kymal, chairman and managing director of Gamesa India, said.

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