Moventas Receives Order for Mass Deliveries of Wind Turbine Gears to Acciona
January 14, 2006—
Moventas signed a supply agreement for substantial deliveries of wind turbine gearboxes to Spanish turbine manufacturer ACCIONA Windpower.
Moventas plans to increase its gearbox deliveries for Acciona Windpower’s 1.5 megawatt wind turbines. The order more than doubles Moventas’ annual delivery volume of main gear units of type PLH-1000 from 2007–2009. Moventas’ gear boxes have been part of Acciona’s wind turbines since the beginning of their turbine production in 2003.
Moventas designs, manufactures and markets power transmission solutions and services for the process and energy industries.
Acciona Windpower is a subsidiary of Acciona Energia, a renewable energy company. In wind power, the company has put 4,122 turbines into service in 153 wind parks. Through its subsidiary Acciona Windpower, it produces 1.5 megawatt wind turbinse using in-house technology in three manufacturing plants.