Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has secured a contract to deliver wind turbines for the 164MW Myrnenska wind project in Ukraine.

The company will be responsible for the installation and commissioning of 39 units of its V150-4.2MW wind turbines. The contract was awarded by the manufacturer’s long-term customer Vindkraft.

In addition, the company will service the turbines under a 20-year Active Output Management (AOM 5000).

Vindkraft general manager Carl Sturen said: “We are pleased to continue our collaboration with Vestas in Ukraine. We first partnered with Vestas in 2011 and for our new wind power plant Myrnenska, we once again choose Vestas because of their leadership in wind energy and our belief that they have the necessary technology, experience and reliability to develop a relatively young market like Ukraine.

“We are determined to develop a project portfolio of wind power plants in Kherson to contribute to the overall growth of renewable and green energy production in Ukraine.”

Located in the Kherson region in southern Ukraine, the wind project will also feature a VestasOnline Business SCADA solution for reduced turbine downtime and energy output optimisation.

The Danish firm is planning to deliver the turbines in the third quarter of this year.

Vestas Northern and Central Europe president Nils de Baar said: “With this order, we continue to build on our valued cooperation with Vindkraft as well as on our position as a market leader in Ukraine.

“By deploying our V150-4.2 MW we ensure the lowest cost of energy, creating maximum value for our customer’s business case”.

Vestas also has other projects in the region, such as a 99MW wind project in the Rostov region of Russia.