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When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude). Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your IQ. Dweck found that people’s core attitudes fall into one of two categories: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. With a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are and you cannot change. This creates problems when you’re challenged because anything that appears to be more than you can handle is bound to make you feel hopeless and overwhelmed. People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new. Common sense wou…

Gamesa reinforces its industrial presence in Nellore (India) with a new factory

The factory will produce blades for the G114-2.0 MW class S turbine, tailor-designed for the Indian market
Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa's CEO in India, and José Antonio Cortajarena, Gamesa's Chief Corporate and General Secretary, presided the inauguration ceremony 

Gamesa today inaugurated its new factory in the Nellore region, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, one of the country's fastest-growing wind power producing regions.

Construction of this manufacturing facility, one of the company's largest in India, is framed by Gamesa's growth plans, which contemplate capex of more than €100 million through 2017 to reinforce its manufacturing presence in this market.

The inauguration ceremony was presided by Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Ramesh Kymal, CEO of India, José Antonio Cortajarena, Chief Corporate and General Secretary, Iñaki Murgiondo, Industrial Managing Director, and Enrique Pedrosa, Commercial Managing Director, among other executives, attended on behalf of Gamesa.

Phase one of this new facility, already up and running, is earmarked for the manufacture of the blades for the G114-2.0 MW class S turbines, a product custom-configured for India's wind conditions. Phase two, due to come online in the middle of this year, will increase blade production capacity as well as enabling the production of generators and photovoltaic inverters.

The factory currently employs 500 people and its headcount is expected to rise to 1,000 within three years.

"Inauguration of this factory fortifies Gamesa's industrial presence in India, a country in which we have cemented our position as the leading OEM, which has made it one of the company's most important markets. We are certain that this new facility will generate wealth via job creation and purchases from local suppliers", said Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa's CEO in India.

Meanwhile, José Antonio Cortajarena, Gamesa's Chief Corporate Officer, underscored the fact that "this new milestone evidences our firm commitment to promoting clean sources of energy in India and addressing the population's energy needs in a sustainable manner".

Gamesa in India
In addition to this new blade facility in Nellore (Andra Pradesh), Gamesa has another blade plant in Halol (Gujarat), a nacelle factory in Mamandur (Chennai, Tamil Nadu) and a repair centre in Red Hills (Chennai, Tamil Nadu).

Present in India since 2009, the company has been the leading OEM in India for the last three years, according to MAKE Consultancy, having increased its gap with respect to the next contender in 2015 when it lifted its market share from 25% to 34%.

Gamesa has installed over 3,500 MW of capacity and services a further 3,200 MW in this region, which accounts for almost 30% of the company's total sales volume.

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