Published: 14 November 2019 14 November 2019
Vestas has signed a 103MW engineering, procurement and construction contract with New Zealand-based electricity generator and retailer Mercury. The deal will extend Mercury’s Turitea Wind Farm from 119MW to 222MW.
Situated near Palmerston North, the wind farm will now feature a further 27 Vestas V112-3.45MW turbines delivered in 3.8MW mode, alongside the initial 33 Vestas V112-3.35MW turbines operating in 3.6MW mode. Upon completion, Vestas will commence a 25-year service agreement. Commissioning of the additional 27 turbines at Turitea Wind Farm is scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2021.