- Published: 25 June 2021 25 June 2021
Vestas has secured a 60MW order for an undisclosed repowering wind project in the USA. Located in an earthquake prone area, Vestas has developed a customised solution to fit the site’s climatic conditions that includes a mix of V117-4.2 MW and V117-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 4.3 MW and 3.6 MW operating modes respectively.
The solution includes a tower design that can be sited in an active seismic zone. The order includes supply, transport, and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a multi-year service agreement. Turbine delivery will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021 with commissioning scheduled for the first quarter of 2022. The customer and project names are undisclosed per the customer’s request.
Vestas has also received a 31 MW order to repower an undisclosed wind project in the U.S. The repowering order consists of V110-2.2 MW wind turbines, which will replace the site’s current technology. Including previously purchased 2 MW platform components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 33 MW. This project includes a 20-year service agreement and deliveries will begin in the third quarter of 2022 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.