Gamesa Wind US and Infigen Energy reached an agreement to settle all outstanding legal actions between the companies related to wind turbines that Gamesa built and provided to Infigen.
In accordance with the agreement, Gamesa will provide warranties, wind turbine maintenance services and replacement parts for the turbines until June 14, 2028.
Five of the U.S. wind energy projects have each executed 15-year warranty and maintenance agreements with Gamesa for a fixed annual fee.
The wind energy projects includes in this agreement are the 80 MW GSG and 51.7 MW Mendota plants in Illinois, the 80 MW Allegheny Ridge and the 24 MW Bear Creek plants in Pennsylvania, and the 50 MW Kumeyaay plant in California.
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 wind 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.