- Published: 01 April 2021 01 April 2021
Vestas will supply EnVentus turbines to the Keso and Kaukanen projects in the Northern Ostrobothnia region in Finland, both being developed by Puhuri Oy. The two orders will cover a total volume of 90MW. Keso will see seven EnVentus V162-6-0MW turbines installed in Haapavesi municipality and eight EnVentus V162-6.0MW turbines will power the Kaukanen project, which will be situated in the Kannus municipality.
The turbines will be serviced through a 25-year service agreement. Turbine delivery to the sites will begin in the third quarter of 2022, with commissioning of both projects expected for completion by the end of the following quarter.
Vestas has also secured a 42MW order with Toko Electrical Construction for the Miyagi Kami Wind Farm in Miyagi prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Renewable Energy Corporation, the wind project will be constructed by Toko Electrical Construction and will feature ten V117-4.0MW turbines in 4.2MW operating mode with 94-meter towers. Vestas will service the turbines under a 20-year service agreement. Delivery of the turbines will begin in the first quarter of 2023, with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2023.
Rokas Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, has placed a 102MW order for three wind projects in Greece. The order includes the supply and installation of twenty V150-4.2MW wind turbines for the Askio II and Askio III wind parks, as well as three V162-6.0MW EnVentus wind turbines for the Rokani wind park. The three projects were awarded in the Greek renewables auctions held in July 2020. Vestas will service the Askio II and Askio III projects under a 5-year and the Rokani project under a 10-year service agreement. Turbine delivery for all three projects is planned for the first half of 2022, whilst commissioning is planned for the second half of the same year.
Further Vestas has received a 66MW order for a wind project in Turkey. The contract includes the supply and installation of eleven V162-6.0MW wind turbines, as well as a 15-year service agreement. The project and customer are undisclosed.
Vestas has also received a 77MW order to repower the Pocahontas Prairie wind project in Iowa, USA, owned by MidAmerican Energy. With this order, and including previously purchased 2MW platform components, Vestas will repower the site’s existing Gamesa G90-2.0MW turbines with 24 V110-2.0MW and 16 V110-2.2MW wind turbines, for a full project capacity of 83MW. The order includes supply, installation, and commissioning of the turbines as well as multi-year service agreement. Turbine delivery will begin in the second quarter of 2021 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021.
Further Vestas has received a 55MW order for an undisclosed wind project in the USA comprised of 24 V120-2.2MW and 4 V110-2.0MW wind turbines including previously purchased PTC components. The order includes supply, installation, and commissioning of the turbines as well as 20-year service agreement. Turbine delivery will begin in the third quarter of 2021 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021.