GES SECURES HIS ACTIVITY IN SPAIN WITH THE AWARDING OF MORE THAN 350 MW
2018 promised to be a very intensive year for Spanish market of renewable energies and so it has been. Projects of last public tenders have been awarded during this year and most of them are already in execution. This trend in contracting seems to be confirmed in following years due to the determinate position of the public administration to accelerate the energy transition and achieve the…
NEW CHALLENGE: CONSTRUCTION OF THE FIRST WIND FARM IN ARGENTINA
The company was established in the country last year due to the growing opportunities in renewables.
GES is building a wind farm of more than 120 MW in Argentina. The project includes detail engineering of the Project, civil Works, medium voltage line, step up substation and grid connection.
Execution deadlines are very tight, that is why GES is working to comply with time and quality requirements. For that end GES has an Argentinian team that provides local experience with the objective…
GES TO INSTALL 125 TURBINES IN EGYPT
The company has assembled a total of 380 MW in the country so far
GES is already working on the installation of a 263 MW windfarm 25 km from Ras Ghareb (Egypt). The project will have three phases that will be executed during the remainder of 2018 and the first semester of 2019.
This will be the first wind farm executed under a BOO scheme (Build, Own and Operate) and is part of the Egyptian government's drive to increase the proportion of renewables…
GESOM, 20 YEARS SERVICING WIND FARMS IN SPAIN
GESOM began its maintenance activity 20 years ago. The first wind farms serviced by GESOM in Iberian Peninsula were in La Muela (Zaragoza) and Navarra; a few months later, Coriscada W.F. (A Coruña) and Muras W.F (Lugo) were added to GES OM portfolio.
Two decades later, GESOM continues being a reference of maintenance in Spain. The company has 168 professionals distributed in three…
GES OVERTAKES THE 2GW WIND INSTALLATION IN FRANCE
GES is installing more than 250 MW in the country during 2018
GES is going to overtake the 2 GW in installation in France during the next few months. After more than a decade serving this market, GES has become a reference in installation in France. The good performance from the GES Installation Team increased the GES customer portfolio in the country, which ensures the activity in the near future.
After the last awarded contracts, GES estimates…
GES STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF A 96MW WIND FARM FOR ENGIE IN MEXICO
The project is located in Tamaulipas
GES is constructing a 96MW wind farm in Tamaulipas state (Mexico). The project includes civil works and high and medium voltage grid. The 24 wind turbines of the project are the fourth phase of Tres Mesas Wind Farm that was awarded to ENGIE in the third energy auction that took part in Mexico last year.
GES was also in charge of the construction of the third phase, a 52 MW project. The…
GES SECURES OCCUPATION FOR ITS NEW CRANE IN 2019
The high demand that the Spanish market will live will be a challenging opportunity.
A few months ago, GES acquired a crane capable of assembling the largest turbine on the market, which has facilitated the agreement that has now been reached for the installation of wind farms in Spain during 2019.
There is a huge demand for installation expected for next year, taking into account the large number of wind farms tendered after the auctions of 2017 that should be in operation…
GES WILL HIRE MORE THAN 100 PROFESSIONALS
The Spanish company is searching profiles for its projects in Spain, Mexico and Chile
GES is searching to hire more than 100 renewable energy professionals in the coming months. The company, in full growth, is working to recruit technical profiles for all its operation areas.
GES is working in several projects in Spain, Mexico, and Chile, under other geographies and has a backlog to be developed during the next months. The company needs to grow its operational areas…
GES RELEASE ITS NEW WEBSITE
GES has redesigned its website to become more user-friendly. This new website has a user-oriented design, reinforcing the graphic content with icons, images, and illustrations and a new menu to make it easier to find the information needed. Sections have been also simplified, which enables an easy way to find the information about our services and our experience.
One of the main pillars…
GESOM, THE MAINTENANCE EXPERT IN MEXICO
GESOM started activity in Mexico back in 2006. At that time, GESOM maintained 83 MW in Juchitan (Oaxaca, Mexico). In the course of the next five years, GESOM increased its activity in the area, reaching the 300 MW mark. This generated employment for more than 30 local technicians maintaining six wind farms.
Over time, GESOM has grown more and more in Mexico, and in the present, the company…
GES IS HIRING 60 INSTALLATION TECHNICIANS
GES has been working for the renewable sector for more than 20 years now. During this time, many young professionals have been trained in the company, joining a job with lost of opportunities.
The renewable sector has risen its demand of professionals and GES is searching for 60 young installation technicians, who want to get the opportunity of joining an international project and developing…
GES WILL CONSTRUCT A 244MW WIND FARM IN MEXICO
The project is located in Nuevo Leon
GES will start the construction of a new wind farm located in Nuevo Leon (Mexico) in September. The wind farm will have an installed capacity of 244MW and will be able to generate 850GWh/y, which will reduce the CO2 production by 390.000 tonnes every year.
GES will be in charge of the civil works, including the 83 foundations and platforms, 52 km of roads, supply and construction of the…
GES ACQUIRES AN HYDROPOWER ENGINEERING COMPANY
GES enlarge its capacities as engineering and construction company for the renewable energy, by adding hydropower to the wind and solar activity
GES acquired Hidroproyectos, an engineering company focus in the design, construction, and exploitation of hydropower plants. Through this acquisition, GES aims to potential its renewable focus portfolio, adding hydropower to the wind and solar business divisions. The company was taken over effectively from the 19th of June.
The acquired company is specialized in the design and construction…
GES ACQUIRES A CRANE TO ASSEMBLE THE BIGGEST WIND TURBINES
The crane will be available for works in Europe, speciaily in the Spanish market, where the demand is expected to grow in the next few months
GES has acquired a crane able to assemble the biggest wind turbines in the market. GES has also agreements with the main crane's companies in the regions where the company is operating. This is a big advantage to offer a complete installation, a priority objective for the Spanish company. According to plan, the crane will start operating during the second half of the year.
The big adaptation…
GES STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF THE KAMBUL PV PLANT
The project schedule for the 38MWp PV plant is eight months
GES has started the construction of the PV plant Kambul, located in the Yucatán Peninsula. The plant will have a total installed capacity of 38MWp.
The team at the site has started civil works for the access of the plant, the site compound, storage, roads, and ditches, as well as some of the mechanical works (drilling piles and metallic structure assembly for the panels).
INSTALLATION TEAM AWARDED FOR THE GOOD PERFORMANCE AT PUNTA SIERRA
The team in Chile completed 147 days without incidents and accidents
The installation team in Punta Sierra (Chile) has been awarded for its good work. The team in charge of the installation of the 32 wind turbines of the wind farm has completed 147 days without incident and accidents.
Special mention needs the management during the earthquake of the 10th of April. When the 6,4 earthquake started the team was already at work, which made the evacuation of…
GES SUPPORTS NABRAWIND IN THE INSTALLATION OF ITS TOWER PROTOTYPE
The tower prototype will validate a new design to reduce the turbine installation costs
GES is cooperating with Nabrawind in the installation of a new self-erecting tower prototype, patented by the Spanish engineering company. GES has taken part in the first assembly tests and is now in charge of the erection of the prototype, which will be 160 meter high, in Eslava (Spain).
Nabrawind aims to validate the innovative design, that will make possible a dramatic- decrease in the…
GES WILL BEAT THE 2.5GW IN MEXICO IN 2018
The company is installing 450MW which will be add to the more the 2060MW track record in the country
GES is installing 450MW in Mexico. This is a record number for the company, that is working on three different projects including cranes and workforce. Both of them include also the logistic and WTG transport.
GES capacity to work simultaneously in such big projects in distant regions as Oaxaca, Nuevo Leon, and Yucatan Peninsula can give an idea of the deep knowledge GES has from the country…
LAUNCHING OUR NEWSLETTER
Renewable energy news and organization progress will be the main content
GES has launched a new regular newsletter. It will cover all the highlights of the company and will let customers know exactly what is going on in the organization, as well as information about the renewable sector.
This newsletter aims to bring our customers closer to what GES is doing, hoping to give them a better understanding of how the company is run. To achieve this, GES wants to…
THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 30MW WIND FARM STARTS IN CHILE
The project is located between the Bio Bio and Araucanian Regions
GES is in charge of the construction of a 30MW wind farm in Chile. The project is located between the Bio Bio and Araucanian Regions. GES has a broad experience in the area, where the company has constructed projects for more than 140MW. Marta Alonso, Chile Country Manager remarks “GES is very sensitive to the community needs. The company collaborates with local projects to improve the environment.”…
CHILE BETS ON RENEWABLE ENERGIES
Clean energy is leading the energy sector investment in the country
Renewable energy in Chile is in a transition process. Clean energy is leading the energy sector investment in the country. 900MW renewable energy will be installed during 2018, which will be added to a 5,400MW total. This represents the 20% of the generation matrix.
Some regulation changes, regulated customers becoming free customers or the recent fusion of both of the main electrical systems,…
SPANISH RENEWABLE SECTOR CHALLENGES
The energy sector decarbonization is the objetive
Spain is facing the challenge of achieving the energy decarbonization. The auctions of 2016 and 2017 were meant to accomplish the 2020 Spanish objectives, but the 8.000MW awarded with a connection deadline in December 2019 means a huge increase of the demand of the wind and photovoltaic market, which generated controversy, due to the concentration of the activity in such a short timeframe.…
GESOM, NEW BRAND FOR THE MAINTENANCE SERVICES
The new brand has a wide range of services
After two decades offering operation and maintenance services as an added value to the construction activity, GES wants to make a twist in the strategy and becoming an ISP (Independent Service provider), offering a wide service portfolio that can fulfill all customers needs in this area. From now on, all operation and maintenance services, both for wind and solar, will be sold under GESOM brand.…
GES WILL INSTALL A 150MW WIND FARM IN MEXICO
The scope of the project includes the installation, logistic and cranes
GES has started works for the installation of a 150MW wind farm in the Tehuantepec isthmus. GES Installation Business Unit is working, since some time now, on the consolidation of a add value service offer, focusing on projects, in which the multinational can offer all its expertise and knowledge through the whole value chain.
GES’ high professionalized Supply Chain Department, together…
BASQUE COUNTRY PRESIDENT URKULLU INAUGURATED GES NEW HEADQUARTERS
The company moved its headquarter to the Technologic Park of Biscay last year
Iñigo Urkullu, Basque Country President, together with Vice-Regional Government Minister of Industry, Javier Zarraonandia, Industrial Development Director of the Basque Government, Alejandro Lopez and the General Manager of Technological Parks in Basque Country, Itziar Epalza, inaugurated GES new headquarters. The function was host by Ricardo Leal, GES President, and Jose Luis Morlanes,…
GES IS CONSTRUCTING A NEW 68MW WIND FARM IN SPAIN
GES has been awarded for the construction of a new wind farm in Galicia. The 68MW plant is one of the projects awarded in the first auction in 2016. This new project positions GES as a leading company in Spain, at the time the market is experimenting a big growth, which will have a huge increase in the renewable energy activity during 2018 and 2019.
This project is the last for a long list…
GES is a global company executing projects all over the world. We are present in 20 countries with local staff and execution capacity.
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This document is aimed at regulating the general conditions to be applied for purchasing assets and services by any company in the GES Group (Global Energy Services Siemsa S.A., Siemsa Control y Sistemas S.A., and Siemsa Industria S.A.U.)
The terms of business of Suppliers or third parties shall not apply, even if in an individual case GES does not oppose them separately. Even if GES makes reference to a letter, which contains the business conditions of the Supplier or a third party or refers thereto, this shall not be deemed to be an agreement as to the validity of those terms of business.
They are firm and not subject to modifications.
The negotiated time of delivery or performance shall be binding upon the Supplier.
The Supplier agrees to notify GES immediately if circumstances occur or become apparent according to which the time of delivery or performance cannot be met.
The Supplier is not authorised to effect partial deliveries and performances, unless this has been approved by GES in writing. In this case, the fulfilment of the contract shall apply within the scope of the partial performance Items of delivery must be supplied with test records and certificates. Otherwise, GES is authorised to refuse acceptance.
3.1. The goods will be delivered to the address on the order and the Vendor will be responsible for the transport, insurance and unloading the equipment (D.D.P. Incoterms 2010), who will keep the goods until received by GES.
The delivery will be carried out in the specific period that appears on each order.
In the event of the non-observance of the delivery date, GES reserves the right to:
3.1. a Consider the order as firm applying a 2 per cent penalty on the Supplier on the total amount of the order per week or fraction of delay with a limit of 10%, The Supplier will also indemnify GES in respect any Losses or damages which GES may suffer as a result of such delay.
3.1.b. When the delay is over 4 weeks, the order will be considered cancelled, in which case GES only has to notify in writing. The Supplier will also indemnify GES in respect any Losses or damages that GES may suffer as a result of such delay
3.2. GES is authorised to modify, with no extra cost for GES, the time and place of delivery at any time by written notice to the Supplier, with a time limit of at least seven calendar days prior to the agreed upon date of delivery. The delivery dates may be postponed by GES, with no extra cost for GES, by up to six months as of the original date of delivery.
The same applies to amendments in product specifications provided if said amendments in specifications can be implemented within the scope of the Suppliers' regular production process without considerable additional expenditure of time, in which in these cases, the notice period according to the former paragraph shall be at least 10 calendar days. If such modifications will have unavoidable delays as a consequence, the time of performance shall be postponed correspondingly.
3.3. GES shall reimburse the Supplier the verified and reasonable additional costs incurred by a modification if it has not been notified to the Supplier in terms fixed in former clause. The Supplier shall notify GES immediately of the expected additional costs and/or anticipated delays in delivery.
No materials will be accepted that arrive without a delivery note indicating the number of packages, weight of the goods, measurement unit, quantity, material reference, order number and works number corresponding to the delivery, attaching the delivery receipt and/or road haulier accreditation document to the delivery note.
GES does not assume any responsibility for materials delivered exceeding those included in its reference order, even when they have been admitted in its warehouses, although it does reserve the right to return these quantities paid for by the sender. In the same way, the goods rejected by GES's Quality Control or any of its managers, will be returned to the supplier COD, without affecting GES's rights, in application of condition 3, to claim for the corresponding compensation.
GES will have 2 weeks, except for circumstances beyond its control, for checking the materials.
The packing of the goods will be undertaken by the supplier, and no charge for this concept will be accepted, except after a specific agreement in this sense.
The invoices will be made out to and sent to GES, and will be accompanied by their corresponding duly signed delivery notes.
GES's order number must figure on the invoices along with the works number, and this data will be essential for paying the invoices.
The payments will be made according to the payment terms specified in the order. Usually it will be done by bank transfer on the monthly payday to be defined, unless stated otherwise in the order.
The studies, plans, projects, drawings, documents, models and tools provided by GES for the services that may be subject to any order, will be its exclusive property, and it can request them to be returned whenever it deems necessary. Except for express authorization in writing by GES, the Vendors cannot give the studies, plans, projects, models, tools, or the parts that may be built in accordance with GES's plans or specific indications to third parties under any circumstance.
GES reserves the right to carry out on its own or using an authorised representative, the inspections it considers necessary during or at the end of the manufacturing or in the final destination of the assets or services included in the supply. The Vendor is obliged to provide GES with all the necessary means for properly carrying out its inspections. The inspection carried out by GES does not absolve the Vendor of any contractual responsibility.
Except for express written authorisation by GES, the total or partial subcontracting or assignment of the order is prohibited.
The Vendor guarantees that the goods subject to the order are top quality, work correctly, are free of any kind of design, manufacturing and/or material faults and/defects, and comply with the quality control system established in the specifications, plans and other instructions provided by GES. The Vendor undertakes replacing faulty goods with no cost whatsoever for GES. Nevertheless, GES, in the event of the Vendor's failure to comply, reserves the right to carry out, on its own, this replacement, and will charge the Vendor for the expenses originated and will demand, where applicable, compensation for damages. The guarantee period will be at least 30 months from the delivery of the equipment or 24 months from issuance of Provisional Acceptance Certificate , whichever occurs first. To cover this guarantee, the Vendor will obtain the guarantees required by GES in the corresponding contracts.
Upon the Supplier's receipt of GES's written notification of defects, the statutory period of limitations shall be suspended. In the case of replacement deliveries and subsequent improvements, the statutory period of limitation will restart for the replaced or improved parts
The taxes and fiscal stamps that may result from this order, as well as any other tax from the State, Province, Municipality or Autonomous Community, will be paid by the Vendor, with the exception of the corresponding VAT to be applied.
All orders have to be returned signed and stamped in the maximum period of one week from signing the order. This requirement is essential for the correct processing of the invoices derived from each order.
The issued orders will be of a Purchase Contract nature, and will be formalised when signed by the Vendor and sent to GES by a channel of communication for which the reception is verifiable..
The Vendor promises to fulfil the requirements and instructions included in the special conditions applicable to the service contract or indicated from GES on Quality, Environment and Occupational Risk Prevention matters. The special conditions applicable to service contracts will also have the following requirements prior to issuing the order, without affecting the required documentation before the start of the service provision in accordance with GES’s subcontracting procedure.
14.1. Mutual Insurance Company Document / Work Accident and Occupational Disease Policies.
14.2. Health Surveillance Contract (proof or receipt).
14.3. Company Prevention Mode (Own, joint, mutual…) with contract.
14.4. Memorandums of Association, National Identity Card and Sufficient Power of the Company Representative to sign the Contract.
14.5. Civil Responsibility and damages to third parties Insurance Policy.
14.6. Contractor / Subcontractor Certificate (Tax Office).
14.7. Social Security contribution situation certificate.
14.8. Collective Agreement Accident Insurance Policy, if applicable.
The Vendor cannot use, for publicity reasons, any element included in the order without the prior written authorisation of GES.
GES, in special circumstances, can cancel the order totally or partially, by notifying in writing to the Vendor. On receiving this communication, the Vendor will cancel any work or supply related to the order.
The order will be considered fulfilled when the goods and the requested documentation have been delivered by the Vendor to GES, without affecting the stipulations in the guarantee section.
Whether any modifications to these General Terms and Conditions apply to existing and/or future contracts between GES and the Vendor shall be established by joint and written agreement between them.
Seller agrees to carry on his business respecting and promoting the following principles:
19.1 Respect for Human Rights
19.2 Compliance with Legislation in force, including Environmental and Health and Safety Legislation.
19.3 Fight against child labour or forced labour, employment discrimination and unfair practices on employees.
19.4 Performance of business based on ethical business practices.
19.5 Compliance with Export Control Rules and Regulations.
Should individual provisions of these terms and conditions be void or invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions hereof. In this case, the provision, which is invalid in whole or in part shall be replaced by a relative provision, the economic success of which comes as close as possible to the invalid provision.
These General Conditions shall be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the Country of Spain, exclusive of its choice of law rules.
Each of the parties whom these General Conditions apply, hereto submits to the jurisdiction of courts sitting in city of Bilbao, any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to such General Conditions and agrees that any Claims in respect of the action or proceeding may be heard and determined in such court. Each of the parties hereto waive to any other jurisdiction that may correspond and agree not to bring any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this General Conditions in any other court. Each of the parties waives any defence of inconvenient forum to the maintenance of any action or proceeding so brought.