Vestas receives 48MW turbine order for Polish wind project

15 February 2015 (Last Updated February 15th, 2015 18:30)

Polish renewable energy developer Polenergia has awarded a 48MW turbine delivery contract to Danish wind manufacturer Vestas for the Mycielin wind power project in Poland.

Polish renewable energy developer Polenergia has awarded a 48MW turbine delivery contract to Danish wind manufacturer Vestas for the Mycielin wind power project in Poland.

According to the unconditional agreement, Vestas will supply, install and commission 24 V110-2.0MW turbines, deliveries of which are expected to be completed later this year.

Located in western parts of the country, the onshore wind farm should start operations by the fourth quarter of this year.

"We are happy to be chosen as the wind turbine supplier and service provider for this wind power plant."

Polenergia has also signed a five-year service agreement (AOM 5000) for the facility. This includes the provision for VestasOnline Business SCADA solutions.

Polenergia vice-president Michal Kozlowski said: "It is an important step towards achieving Polenergia’s goals in wind energy development. We are happy to work with Vestas as a turbine supplier again."

Vestas Northern Europe president Klaus Steen Mortensen said: "We are happy to be chosen as the wind turbine supplier and service provider for this wind power plant and to consolidate our market leadership in Poland."

Vestas has already provided around 570 wind turbines for the project, with a combined generation capacity of 1,200MW. In addition, more than 30% of wind installations in Poland are part of Vestas’ portfolio.