Vestas Central Europe has received an order from Windpark Groß Eilstorf for 17 V112-3.0MW turbines to be installed at the Groß Eilstorf Wind Farm in Lower Saxony, Germany.

The Groß Eilstorf Wind Farm has a total capacity of 51MW.

Vestas will supply, install and commission the turbines, foundations and a VestasOnline Business SCADA system. Installation is scheduled for 2011.

The contract also includes a 15-year service agreement.

Vestas Central Europe president Jorn Rieks said that Lower Saxony is a growing region for wind energy in Germany and that the turbines would help to maximise wind energy production in the region.