Infigen, Gamesa reach wind turbine maintenance settlement

Infigen Gamesa wind turbine maintenance settlement agreement Warranty and Maintenance Kumeyaay Bear Creek GSG Mendota Allegheny Ridge Pennsylvania Illinois California

Infigen Energy and Gamesa Wind US LLC settled all outstanding legal proceedings related to Gamesa-built wind turbines that were purchased by Infigen. Five of the U.S. wind energy projects have each executed 15-year Warranty and Maintenance Agreements with Gamesa for a fixed annual fee.

As part of the settlement, Gamesa will provide warranties, turbine maintenance services and replacement components for the turbines until June 14, 2028. The projects affected are: The 50 MW Kumeyaay plant in California, the 80 MW Allegheny Ridge and the 24 MW Bear Creek plants in Pennsylvania, and the 80 MW GSG and 51.7 MW Mendota plants in Illinois. Gamesa will be responsible for all turbine maintenance costs including labor, cost of all turbine component replacements, and Gamesa will be entitled to certain performance payments if turbine availability exceeds prescribed levels.

With the settlement, Infigen Asset Management will stop providing turbine maintenance to the five projects, but will continue to operate the plants and provide Balance of Plant service and maintenance.

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