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Vestas Snatches Another Top Wind OEM Title In Slow Year For China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

More wind turbine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) rankings are in: According to MAKE’s newly released “Global Wind Turbine OEM 2016 Market Share” analysis, Western turbine OEMs accounted for four of the top five positions. MAKE says Vestas emerged victorious in [Read More]

Vestas Bringing 3 MW Platform To Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional turbine order from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for a wind farm in Texas. Vestas will be supplying 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat I Wind Project, which has [Read More]

Vestas Announces Trio Of Chinese Wind Orders

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Vestas has announced three separate orders for wind projects in China. The first order comprises 22 V110-2.0 MW turbines delivered in 2.2 MW power-optimized mode. The project (the customer of which has not been disclosed) will be located in eastern [Read More]

Vestas Books Wind Turbine Order In Ukraine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Adding to Vestas’ re-start of market activities in Ukraine in late 2016, Vindkraft Tavriya LLC has ordered 12 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Novotroitsk wind park. The firm and unconditional order, totaling 41 MW, comprises the supply and commissioning of [Read More]

Mortenson Building North America’s Biggest Single-Phase Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

Renewable energy contractor Mortenson has been selected to build what it says will be the largest single-phase wind farm ever built in North America. The 600 MW Rush Creek Wind Project, owned and operated by Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will be [Read More]

Vestas Secures Wind Turbine Orders In Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Vestas recently inked two separate wind turbine orders in Norway and Austria. In Norway, Fortum placed a firm and unconditional order for 14 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power-optimized modes to 3.6 MW. The order is for the Anstadblaheia wind park, [Read More]

Vestas Appoints Head Of New Asia-Pacific Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

To strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific (APC) region, Vestas announced last week that the current APC sales business unit (SBU) would be re-organized into two new SBUs: SBU CHI, covering China and Mongolia, and SBU ASP, covering all other [Read More]

Vestas Lands 348 MW Order For U.S. Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from an undisclosed U.S. customer for 348 MW of wind turbines. Under the contract, Vestas will provide 174 of its V110-2.0 MW turbines. The nacelles, blades and towers will be produced at [Read More]

BNEF’s Wind Turbine Rankings: 2016 Was ‘All About Mergers’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

With a clear lead, Vestas has reclaimed the top spot in another annual ranking of onshore global wind turbine manufacturers, says Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Following, respectively, were GE, Goldwind, Gamesa and Enercon. Likewise, FTI Consulting reported the same [Read More]

Vestas Reorganizes Business In Asia-Pacific

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

To build on its momentum in the Asia-Pacific (APC) region and align with its updated corporate strategy, Vestas is reorganizing its current sales business unit (SBU) in the region by splitting it into two. The two new SBUs will be [Read More]