Apr 28, 2017

Vestas Gets Orders for Hundreds of Megawatts at Year’s End


Vestas was extremely busy at the end of 2016, acquiring orders from businesses all over the United States and other parts of the world.

Those orders included:

Australia: 270 MW for the Sapphire Wind Farm project. It consists of 75 V126-3.45 MW turbines with Power Optimized Mode to 3.6 MW. Installation and commissioning of the turbines should be completed in the second half of 2018.

Brazil: 117 MW for the Ventos da Bahia — Phase 2 wind park. The order includes supply and installation of 53 units of V110-2.0 MW turbines manufactured in Brazil. Wind turbine delivery is planned to begin in the first quarter of 2018, with commissioning expected for the third quarter of 2018.  

Brazil: 42 MW that includes 21 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines for the Cabeço Vermelho I and Cabeço Vermelho II wind park in Rio Grande do Norte. The turbines will be produced in Brazil with delivery planned to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017, with commissioning expected for the second quarter of 2018.

China: 50 MW for the V110-2.0 MW turbine with Power Optimized Mode to 2.2 MW. Turbine delivery is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2017.

China: Huadian orders seven V117-3.45 MW turbines for a project in China’s Fujian Province. Delivery of turbines is expected in the second quarter of 2017, with commissioning scheduled for the second half of the year.

China: 40 V110-2.0 MW turbines from Titan Wind Energy for a project in eastern China’s Shandong Province. Delivery of turbines is expected in the second quarter of 2017, with commissioning scheduled for the second half of the year.

Germany: 30 MW for a repowering project consisting of nine V117-3.45 MW turbines from Bürger-Windpark Lübke-Koog Nord GmbH & Co.KG. The project is a repowering project and replaces 13 V80-2.0 MW turbines. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned for the third quarter of 2017.

Honduras: 59 MW. The order includes V117-3.45 MW turbines and is Vestas’ first in Honduras. Honduras is the second new market for Vestas in 2016. Turbine delivery is planned for the first quarter of 2017, while commissioning is expected for the fourth quarter of 2017.

Sweden: Eolus Vind AB placed their largest wind power order to date, comprising 23 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Jenåsen wind power plant. Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2018.

Ukraine: 21 MW for Karpatenwind LLC for 6 V126-3.45 MW. The wind turbines will be installed in the Lviv region in western Ukraine. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned for the second quarter of 2017.

United States: 101 MW. The order includes V126-3.45 MW and V117-3.45 MW turbines with Power Optimized Mode to 3.6 MW. Turbine delivery is expected in 2017.

United States: 101 MW. The order includes V126-3.45 MW and V117-3.45 MW turbines with Power Optimized Mode to 3.6 MW. Turbine delivery is expected in 2017. Customer and project names were not disclosed at the customer’s request.

United States: 153 MW from the largest utility owner of wind energy in the U.S., MidAmerican Energy. The order includes 153 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines as part of the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa. The turbines will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories with expected delivery in 2017.

United States: 42 MW. The order comprises V110-2.0 MW turbine components that enable future project pipeline.  Customer name was not disclosed at the customer’s request.

United States: 200 MW. Customer and project name were not disclosed at the customer’s request

United States: 29 MW for a repowering project in the United States. The order includes 29 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbine components that enable future repowering efforts within the customer’s operating wind-project portfolio. The turbine components will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories and will be delivered beginning in 2017. Customer name not disclosed at the customer’s request.

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United States: 154 MW. MidAmerican Energy ordered 77 V110-2.0 MW turbines as part of the 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa. The turbines will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories with expected delivery in 2017. Potential future order intake under the 2,000 MW Wind XI project is expected to occur.

United States: 48 MW comprising 3 MW compatible turbine components that enable future project pipeline. Customer name not disclosed at the customer’s request.

United States: 200 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbine components that enable future project pipeline. Turbine components will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories. Customer name not disclosed at the customer’s request.

United States: 43 MW of turbine components that enable future project pipeline. The order includes components compatible with a variety of turbines across the 2 MW and 3 MW platforms that enable future project pipeline, with multiple components produced at Vestas’ Colorado factories.

United States: 131 MW comprising V112-3.45 MW turbine components that enable future project pipeline. Customer name not disclosed at the customer’s request.

United States: 30 MW from Avangrid Renewables for 3.0 MW turbine components, growing the 3 MW platform’s presence in the U.S. The order enables future project pipeline and includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines.

United States: 131 MW that includes 100 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines and 31 MW of 2.0 MW compatible turbine components from EDF Renewable Energy. The order includes 50 V110-2.0 MW turbines for an undisclosed project and an additional 31 MW of 2.0 MW compatible turbine components to enable future project pipeline. Nacelles, blades, and towers will be produced at Vestas’ Colorado factories.

United States: 67 MW for an order of V110-2.0 MW turbine components that both enable future project pipeline and repowering of existing operating assets. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines. Multiple components will be produced at Vestas’ Colorado factories. Customer name not disclosed at the customer’s request.

United States: 29 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbine components that enable future repowering efforts within the customer’s operating wind-project portfolio. The turbine components will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories with delivery expected in the beginning of 2017. Customer name not disclosed at the customer’s request. 

Source: Vestas

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