Vestas has received an order for a project in China that includes the supply of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 4000(AOM 4000) service agreement.
The order brings Vestas’ total order intake in China up to more than 600 MW within a period of three months.
Deliveries are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2020, while commissioning is planned for the fourth quarter of 2020. The project and customer names are undisclosed.
Vestas has received a 74 MW order for a project in the U.S. Including previously purchased PTC components, the full project consists of 45 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines.
The order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a 10-year service agreement, designed to ensure optimised performance. The project and customer are undisclosed.
Maintaining its successful momentum with 200 MW order intake in Vietnam last year, Vestas has now secured its fourth intertidal project in the country with a 29 MW order with Sigma Engineering Joint Stock Company.
The Ben Tre V1-3 wind project will be located in Ba Tri District of Ben Tre Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The contract includes the supply and supervision of the installation of seven V150-4.2 MW wind turbines that will be installed in shallow waters close to shore to optimise energy production and exploit the full potential of the Mekong Delta region’s good wind conditions. Each turbine will be equipped with a full-scale converter, enhancing the wind park’s compliance with grid requirements.
The order will include a 20-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement, designed to maximise uptime and optimise energy production for the lifetime of the project. It is the longest service contract for Vestas or any other wind turbine manufacturer in Vietnam.
“This fourth intertidal win reinforces Vestas’ leadership in developing wind energy solutions for this specific market segment in Vietnam and the 20-year service contract showcases Vestas’ capabilities to service challenging intertidal projects over the project lifetime, thus de-risking the project for its investors and lenders”, said Tommaso Rovatti Studihrad, Sales Director of Vestas Asia Pacific.
“Vestas is proud to be partnering with local project owners like Sigma Engineering Joint Stock Company who is eager to expand its renewable footprint in Vietnam”, said William Gaillard, Sales Vice-President of Vestas Asia Pacific. “Vietnam has one of the fastest-growing energy consumption rates in the world and we are excited to work closely with our customers to unlock the wind potential of the country”.
Mr. Nguyen Quang Ngoc, Chairman of Sigma Engineering Joint Stock Company said, “Sigma is highly appreciative of the friendly and professional working style of Vestas. As the EPC contractor for the Phase I of Ben Tre V1-3 wind farm project, I strongly believe that the project will be successfully installed and operating on schedule with Vestas’ team of experienced experts. Moreover, it will create a premise for cooperation between Sigma and Vestas in the upcoming phase 2 of the Ben Tre V1-3 wind farm and many other wind energy projects in the near future in Vietnam.”
Turbine delivery is scheduled in the first quarter of 2021 and installation is expected to commence from second quarter of 2021.
Through working closely with our customer to optimise their projects for competitive auctions, Vestas has secured a 68 MW order for three projects in Poland. Awarded at the Polish wind-solar-energy auction, in December 2019, the projects attest to the increasing competitiveness of wind energy.
To secure these projects, located in northern and western Poland, Vestas has developed site-specific solutions that utilise the flexibility of the trusted 2 MW platform. These tailored solutions are set to maximise power production, while catering for specific local site constraints.
For the 29 MW Ustka project, Vestas will deploy 13 V100-2.0 MW turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode and a 27-year Active Output Management (AOM 4000) service agreement. The 24 MW Górzyca and 15 MW Parnowo projects will comprise 12 V100-2.0 MW and seven V110-2.0 MW turbines with the latter delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode, combined with Active Output Management (AOM 4000) service contracts for 30 years.
“This order emphasises our capability to provide wind energy solutions in combination with long-term service agreements that can enable our customers to build winning bids in auctions“, says Nils de Baar, President of Vestas Northern & Central Europe.
The three wind energy projects will feature a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution, lowering turbine downtime and thus optimising the energy output. The contract further includes supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as long-term Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreements.
Deliveries are expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021, while commissioning is planned for the third quarter of 2021.
Vestas has received a 50 MW order in China from customer TBEA for its Wanghaotun project in Shandong province.
The order includes supply of V120-2.2 MW turbines delivered in 2.4 MW Power Optimised Mode as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 4000(AOM 4000) service agreement.
Deliveries are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2020, while commissioning is planned for the third quarter of the same year.
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