- Published: 01 July 2021 01 July 2021
Vestas has secured an order for the 113MW Sumita Tono Wind Farm in Japan with Green Power Sumita Tono GK. Developed by Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), the order will include supply and supervision of installation of 27 Vestas V117-4.2 MW turbines of which 23 will be installed on 114-meter towers and the other four on 94-meter towers.
Vestas will also deliver a multi-year service agreement for the wind farm. Delivery of the turbines will begin in the first quarter of 2022, with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.
Vestas has also secured a 192 MW order from an undisclosed investor for the Lappfjärd project, located 100 km south of Vaasa on the west coast of Finland. The project will feature 31 V162-6.2 MW turbines. With this project, Vestas upgrades the EnVentus platform’s V162-6.0 MW variant to 6.2 MW rating, delivering an Annual Energy Production (AEP) increase of up to 1.5 percent from the V162-6.0 MW. The Lappfjärd project is being done by CPC Germania as the developer and construction manager. The turbines will be serviced by Vestas through a long-term 20-year service agreement. Vestas will deliver turbines in the second quarter of 2022, with installation scheduled to begin by the end of the same quarter. The project is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2023.
Further, Vestas has received a 92MW order to power an undisclosed wind project in the USA. The project consists of 22 V150-4.2 MW turbines. The order includes supply, transport, and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a multi-year service agreement. Turbine delivery will begin in the second quarter of 2022 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.The customer and project are undisclosed.
Vestas has also received a 25 MW order to extend a wind park in the north of Portugal. The order has been placed by Finerge. The contract includes the supply and installation of six V150-4.2 MW wind turbines. Vestas will also provide service on the wind park for the next 20 years through an service agreement. Turbine delivery is planned for the second quarter of 2022, whilst commissioning is expected for the last quarter of 2022. The name of the project is undisclosed per request by the customer.
Vestas has also secured an order for the 126 MW Posio Murtotuuli project being developed by Taaleri Energia in Finland. Vestas will supply, install and service 21 V162-6.0 MW turbines at Posio Murtotuuli, which will be equipped with the Vestas Anti-Icing System. Vestas will provide service for the project through a long-term service agreement. The Posio Murtotuuli project is located in Posio municipality, in the province of Lapland, and will see turbines delivered in the second quarter of 2022 with commissioned beginning in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Further, Vestas has received a 35 MW order to supply turbines to two projects being developed for corporate heavy industry in Belgium, including providing renewable power for steel production. The two projects are being developed by Storm, a Belgian wind farm developer and owner-operator, and are both located in the industrial harbour of Ghent, Belgium. Storm is developing the 31 MW ArcelorMittal Wind Farm, which will comprise of three V162-6.0 MW EnVentus turbines, two V150-4.2 MW turbines operating at 4.3 MW power mode, and one V150-4.2 MW turbine. They will be built subsidy-free on the basis of a 20-year corporate PPA with ArcelorMittal. At a separate project, the 4.2 MW Honda Gent Wind Farm, which is also being developed by Storm, Vestas will deliver one V136-4.2 MW turbine. The power from this project will be used by Honda Motor Europe’s logistics centre in Ghent. Vestas will supply, install, and commission turbines at both sites. At both sites, Vestas will provide service through long-term 20-year service agreements. Turbine deliveries are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2021, while commissioning of both projects is planned for the second quarter of 2022.
Finally, Vestas announced it entered a 15-years full scope service contract with Boralex in France that includes 280 MW from Boralex’s portfolio of Vestas wind parks in France.