Vestas passes 10GW in 2019 intake with US order spree

Vestas won two orders in the US totalling 589MW, pushing the Danish wind turbine OEM’s intake this year beyond 10GW – a figure it has never previously reached this early in the year.

The first order is for 359MW of its V120-2.2MW turbines for a wind project under development by an undisclosed customer.

Including previously purchased V112-3.45 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 400MW.

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The order includes a 10-year service agreement.

Turbine delivery is planned for the first quarter of 2020 with commissioning scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.

The manufacturer also secured a second order for 230MW of its V136-3.45MW turbines in a 3.6MW power-optimised mode.

Including previously purchased 2MW components, that US order has a total nameplate of 241MW.

The order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a 20-year service agreement. Turbine delivery here will begin in the second quarter of 2020 with commissioning scheduled for the third quarter of next year.

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