Vestas gains contract from Stena Renewable in Sweden

13 March 2018 (Last Updated March 13th, 2018 15:23)

Danish firm Vestas Wind Systems has secured an agreement to provide wind turbines for Swedish energy company Stena Renewable’s Kronoberget and Fjällberget projects in southern Sweden.

Danish firm Vestas Wind Systems has secured an agreement to provide wind turbines for Swedish energy company Stena Renewable’s Kronoberget and Fjällberget projects in southern Sweden.

Under the deal, Vestas will supply, install and commission the wind turbines at the two locations, which have a combined capacity of 72MW.

The contract also includes a 25-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement.

“Vestas has proven to deliver high availability in our operating assets, which is the result of high-quality products and strong performance in the daily operations.”

Stena Renewable CEO Peter Zachrisson said: “Stena and Vestas have a strong and long relationship that goes back more than ten years. Vestas has proven to deliver high availability in our operating assets, which is the result of high-quality products and strong performance in the daily operations.

“To be able to realise projects in today’s demanding market, you need to deliver the right product at the right price together with a long-term availability.

“Vestas delivers all that with its modern technology in the V136-3.45 MW turbine and the available Power Optimised Modes. We look forward to continue our strong relationship in the Kronoberget and Fjällberget projects.”

Using its 4MW platform’s flexibility, the company will be supplying 16 V136-3.45MW turbines with 3.6MW power-optimised mode, which has been increased to 3.8MW to support the Kronoberget windpower project.

For the Fjällberget wind project, Vestas will be delivering three V136-3.45 MW turbines in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode. The turbines will be delivered by the second quarter of next year and commissioning is expected to take place during the third quarter.

Vestas Northern and Central Europe president Nils de Baar said: “We are delighted to continue to strengthen our close relationship with Stena Renewable by delivering world-class turbine solutions.

“Yet again, Vestas’s strong and proven technology ensures projects under very challenging market conditions strengthening our market-leading position in Sweden.”