Vestas wins wind power orders from India, Germany and Uruguay

1 January 2014 (Last Updated January 1st, 2014 18:30)

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has won several orders for a total of 126.8MW in India, Germany and Uruguay.

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Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has won several orders in India, Germany and Uruguay.

The company gained two orders from Powerica to supply wind turbines totalling 51.8MW for the Jangi and Charbara projects in Gujarat, India.

The scope of the orders include delivery, installation, and commissioning of 25 V100-2.0MW and one V100-1.8MW turbines and commissioning of 21.8MW is expected in July 2014 and 30MW in March 2015.

Vestas has won a contract from juwi Wind to supply 12 V112-3.0MW turbines totalling 36MW for three different projects in Gollheim, Niederhausen an der Appel and Alsenz, Germany, which will be deployed in the summer of 2014.

In addition to the supply, installation and commissioning of the turbines, the scope of the contract also includes a VestasOnline Business SCADA solution and a 15-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 4000).

"Vestas is likely to begin delivery of the wind turbines for the Uruguayan project from the third quarter of 2014."

As per another contract, Vestas will supply 13 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines with a total capacity of 39MW for Vengano's Carape wind power plant expansion project in Uruguay.

Vestas is likely to begin delivery of the wind turbines for the Uruguayan project from the third quarter of 2014 and commission them by the first quarter of 2015.

The scope of the Uruguayan contract also includes a VestasOnline Business SCADA system and a 17-year service agreement (AOM 4000), which guarantees turbine availability.

Vestas South America (excluding Brazil) vice-president Miguel Troyano said that having installed 80% of Uruguay's wind power capacity, the company has a strong position in the market, and this order further underlines the market's confidence in its technology and capabilities.


Image: Vestas will supply wind turbines to projects in India, Germany and Uruguay. Photo: courtesy of Vestas.

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