- Published: 11 December 2018 11 December 2018
Vestas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 52 MW Abour wind park in Tafileh, Jordan. The order is placed by Abour Energy Company PSC, the Jordanian SPV owned by Saudi Arabia’s Xenel Industries and Dubai based Amea Power Limited.
The order includes the supply, transport, installation and commissioning of 15 V136-3.45 MW turbines. The project was awarded in the first round of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR’s) wind energy auction held between 2012 and 2014. The order also includes a service agreement for the operation and maintenance of the wind park over the next 15 years plus an optional five-year extension. Turbine delivery is planned for the third quarter of 2019, whilst commissioning is expected by the first quarter of 2020.