Danish wind turbine company Vestas has announced two new wind orders, expanding its global presence in both the Brazilian and Chinese markets.
In its first announcement, the company says it has received a firm and unconditional order from long-term partner Gestamp Eolica Brazil SA to supply 20 units of the V110-2.0 MW turbine for the 40 MW Pedra Rajada I/II wind parks, to be located in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
According to Vestas, this new contract reinforces the company’s partnership with Gestamp Wind, with which it has already signed firm orders for the supply of 193 MW in Brazil and 278 MW worldwide.
The contract includes the supply and installation of the wind turbines and a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service agreement, based on Vestas’ latest smart data and technical capabilities. Turbine delivery is planned for the second quarter of 2017, while commissioning is expected for the third quarter of 2017.
With this order, Vestas has announced 212 MW in firm and unconditional orders in Brazil in 2016.
In its second announcement, Vestas says it has received an order for 50 Vestas V100-2.0 MW wind turbines from long-term customer CGN Wind Energy Ltd. for a project in northeastern China.
According to Vestas, the Liulongtai project is located in Yi County, Jinzhou City, in the Liaoning province, where the company will supply the turbines for the wind park and supervise the installation. The order also includes a two-year AOM 4000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance, and a SCADA VestasOnline Business for data-driven monitoring and preventive maintenance.
“The cooperation between Vestas and CGN is in its 10th year, and with this latest order, the accumulated orders in this partnership have exceeded the 1 GW milestone,” said Chris Beaufait, president of Vestas Asia-Pacific and China.
Delivery of the turbines is expected in the second quarter of 2017, with commissioning expected in the third quarter of 2017.