Wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is to build its first wind farms in Serbia.

The Hamburg-headquartered company has closed the financial contract for one project and already has another poised for delivery.

The Alibunar wind farm will be operated by Elicio NV and Senvion will deliver, install and commission 21 of its MM100 turbines.Senvion wins first wind farm deals in Serbia

The installation is planned to take place in the first half of 2018. Alibunar is located close to the Malibunar wind farm, where four Senvion MM100 turbines will be installed in the second half of this year. Senvion will take care of servicing for 15 years for both projects.

Senvion chief executive Jürgen Geissinger said the firm’s Serbia projects “mark a milestone which reflects our successful strategy to enter new markets. With a strong hub in Milan, Senvion is well-positioned to serve the whole Southern European market very efficiently and with the opening of a Senvion branch in Serbia, we have the right team in place to be a strong partner for our customers in the Balkan region.”

The Alibunar wind farm will be located 60 kilometers north of Belgrade. The 21 turbines with a hub height of 100 meters and rated output of 2 MW each will together produce enough energy to power around 27,600 households on average per year.

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