RES | 10 Sep 2012
First wind farm project blows the wind under Ormazabal’s protectionOrmazabal will provide the MV cubicles for Ashegoda Wind Farm, which is located 20 km south west of Mekele, in Ethiopia.
The scope includes over 150 feeders of CGM.3 fully gas insulated 36 kV secondary switchgear specific for wind energy applications to protect the wind generator type ECO-74 with a capacity of 1.67 MW each. The wind farm has a capacity of 90 MW and is composed of 54 wind turbines.
In this very peculiar installation, Ormazabal’s switchgear will be installed at 2500 m above sea level.