Vestas wins 201MW turbine delivery order for EDF RE’s US wind project

1 December 2015 (Last Updated December 1st, 2015 18:30)

EDF Renewable Energy has awarded a wind turbine supply order totalling 201MW to Danish power equipment manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems.

EDF Renewable Energy has awarded a wind turbine supply order totalling 201MW to Danish power equipment manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems.

Financial details and the name of the project have not been disclosed yet.

Under the deal, Vestas will supply a total of 81 turbines for the US project, of which 51 will be from its V100-2.0 MW models with the rest being V117-3.3 MW turbines.

Besides supply and commissioning of the power equipment, the Danish giant has also signed a three-year Active Output Management 5,000 service agreement for the wind farm.

"The firm has recently modified and upgraded its 3MW equipment platform for optimised power production at reduced costs."

Delivery of the turbines is expected to start in the third quarter of 2016, prior to the wind power farm’s scheduled commissioning in the fourth quarter.

The firm has also recently won another 200MW order for a US wind project in Oklahoma, details for which have also not been disclosed.

Vestas will be responsible for the supply and commissioning of 61 of its V126-3.3 MW turbines for the project. The new order raises the total announced order intake for Vestas in 2015 to 7,282MW.

The firm has recently modified and upgraded its 3MW equipment platform for optimised power production at reduced costs.