Energy Absolute PCL placed an order for 70 units of the V110-1.8 MW turbine for the 126 MW Had Kanghan project, which is located in the Songkla and Nakhon Si Thamarat provinces of Thailand.
Delivery is slated for 2016, with commissioning expected in the same year. Vestas will be responsible for the supply, supervision of erection and commissioning of the turbines. The project also includes a five-year AOM 4000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance.
Separately, TuuliWatti Oy has placed an order for 27 units of the V126-3.45 MW turbine for the 93 MW Simo III project in the province of Lapland, Finland. Jari Suominen, managing director of TuuliWatti Oy, says Simo III will be the largest wind project in the country.
The order includes delivery, installation and a 10-year AOM 5000 service agreement. Delivery of the turbines is expected to start in 2016, with commissioning scheduled for 2016 and 2017.
According to Vestas, the V126-3.45 MW is specifically designed for low-wind sites, and the company has now announced more than 500 MW of orders for the V126 in Finland alone.