RES SAS to Get 16 Turbines from Vensys for 24 MW Farm in France


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RES SAS has ordered 16 turbines from Vensys for the 24 MW repowering of the Souleilla-Corbieres wind farm in southern France. The deal is for gearless Vensys62 1.5MW machines with 49-metre hub heights. Vensys and RES have signed a 20-year service agreement.

Souleilla-Corbieres currently has a capacity of 20.8 MW and features 16 Siemens 1.3 MW turbines.

RES SAS managing director Jean-Francois Petit said “As part of its ambitious repowering strategy, RES is proud to initiate this first project on its historic site of Souleilla-Corbieres, the first wind farm to be built by RES in 2001.

Thanks to the expertise of RES’ teams and the innovative and tailor- made solutions of Vensys, we are looking forward to renewing this wind farm for the next 25 years, he added.

“We are delighted that RES, a company with a strong engineering and technical background, has been convinced by our know-how and technology. We look forward to working closely with RES and to delivering our first repowering wind farm in France,” said Vensys chief executive Jurgen Rinck.

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