Vestas Bags Orders Worth 1.11 GW in USA and Brazil

Denmark-based, Vestas has bagged multiple orders in USA and Brazil with a combined capacity worth 1112 MW.

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In the United States, the turbine manufacturer and wind energy solutions provider has won three orders worth a total of 545 MW.

The first order the company has received is for 220 MW of V120-2.2 MW turbines for a wind project in the US. And, includes the supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a 25-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement.

“We are proud to expand our 2 MW platform footprint and to have been chosen to perform long-term service at the site”, said Chris Brown, President of Vestas’ sales and service division in the United States and Canada. “The 25-year service terms will ensure that the project operates at peak performance capability and delivers clean, abundant wind energy to the community for decades to come”.  

The second order was placed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for 143 MW of V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat II Wind project in Texas. Bearkat II is the second phase of the Bearkat project, following the successful 2017 commissioning of the Bearkat I project, which also featured V126-3.45 MW turbines.

The order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a 30-year service agreement, which also includes the balance of plant operations and maintenance.

The third order is for 182 MW of V150-4.2 MW turbines for a wind energy project. The order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a ten-year AOM 5000 service agreement.

In Brazil, the company bagged two orders worth 567 MW.

The first is a 361 MW order to supply and install 86 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Campo Largo Phase 2 wind park to be located at Sento Sé and Umburanas municipalities, State of Bahia. The order has been placed by ENGIE Brazil, the largest private energy producer in Brazil.

“This first project with Vestas in Brazil is an important milestone for both companies as it contributes to consolidate our worldwide partnership, and it is also ENGIE’s largest wind project in the country. This new Vestas wind turbine model fitted the project’s wind profile and helped us create a competitive project for Brazil’s free energy market”, says CEO of ENGIE Brazil Energia. Eduardo Sattamini.

The second order was placed by French multinational company Quadran International has through its subsidiary Quadran Brazil, placed an order for the 206 MW Serrote wind park to be located at the municipality of Trairí, in the state of Ceará. The contract includes the supply and installation of 49 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines with a 125-meter hub height. The power from Serrote wind park will be supplied to the Brazilian utility CEMIG through a PPA agreement with Quadran.

Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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