Gamesa has concluded implementation of its Energy Thrust programme for a French utility at 28 wind farms located in Spain, Portugal, France and Poland.
This upgrade suite, which boosts average turbine output by up to 5%, has been installed in Gamesa-made turbines from its 850-kW and 2-MW platforms with total capacity of 872 MW.
Gamesa developed Energy Thrust to make its 660-kW, 850-kW and 2.0-MW platforms more efficient. Thanks to this system, endorsed by the independent assurance provider DNV-GL and already installed in 1,967 turbines (3,445 MW) in operation in 14 countries, turbine output is increased by up to 5% on average.
Energy Thrust enables adaptation of wind turbines to specific site conditions, boosting the volume of power delivered to the grid in all wind conditions, improving the efficiency and performance of Gamesa's entire fleet in the process.