Published: 01 October 2018 01 October 2018
Vestas has secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract with global electricity generator, Global Power Generation, for the 181 MW Berrybank Wind Farm located west of Geelong in the state of Victoria in Australia.
The order includes 43 V136-4.2 MW turbines with a 112-meter hub height tower design. Vestas will also set up the Vestas Renewable Energy Hub in Geelong. The initiative will help Victorian industry build capabilities within turbine assembly, subcomponent supply, wind park maintenance, logistics and materials and manufacturing science. The order includes a multi-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. Commercial operations at Berrybank are scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2020.