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Gamesa and AREVA create the joint-venture Adwen
Zamudio, Spain (SPX) Mar 16, 2015
Gamesa and AREVA have announce that they have signed the definitive agreements and have closed the transaction for the creation of Adwen, a joint venture dedicated to offshore wind, having 700 employees, 50-50 owned by its two parent companies and registered in Zamudio, Spain The joint-venture is responsible for the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and services of offshore wind turbines. Combining both Gamesa and AREVA wind expertise and extensive track-record, Adwen is ideally p ... read more
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