Finnish gear manufacturer Moventas has signed a $99m deal to supply German renewable energy company Areva Wind.

The contract covers 5 MW gear unit deliveries for the coming years following successful deals completed this month for two offshore wind gears.

“We are very pleased to find that AREVA Wind trusts our leading expertise and over 30-year history in creating technically superior gear solutions for medium-speed and multi-megawatt class drive trains”, comments Senior Vice President of Wind Gears with Moventas, Arto Lahtela.