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Vestas expands 2 MW platform with two new turbine variants

With new, larger 116 meter and 120 meter rotors, the V116-2.0 MW and V120-2.0 MW offer industry-leading levelised cost of energy at park level in medium, low, and ultra-low wind conditions globally, though particularly well-suited for the U.S., India and China. The new variants build on Vestas’ 2 MW platform, delivering increased swept area and … Continue reading Vestas expands 2 MW platform with two new turbine variants

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Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

The turbines will be installed at the Norderwöhrden wind park in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany and will replace 40 different types of turbines installed over the last 30+ years. With 13 different companies involved, the project is the result of great collaboration, demonstrating how repowering can provide improved return on investment across asset owners.   The … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

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Top 10 global wind turbine OEM rankings: Vestas, GE, Goldwind, Gamesa, Siemens, Enercon, Nordex, United Power, Mingyang and Envision

Wind energy consultancy MAKE reports that Vestas has won the top position in its top 15 global rankings, according to MAKE’s Global Wind Turbine OEM 2016 Market Share analysis. The pure-play turbine OEM added 8.7 GW across 36 markets in 2016, beating runner-up GE by nearly 3 percentage points, the largest differential between the top two spots … Continue reading Top 10 global wind turbine OEM rankings: Vestas, GE, Goldwind, Gamesa, Siemens, Enercon, Nordex, United Power, Mingyang and Envision

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Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat I Wind Project in Texas. The order underlines the 3 MW platform’s growing presence in and ideal fit for the U.S. wind belt. Bearkat I has a … Continue reading Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States

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Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for wind farms

Vestas receives order for low wind site in China. The order includes 24 V110-2.0 MW turbines with hub heights of 137 meters. The firm and unconditional order was placed by long-term customer HECIC-New Energy and is for the Liutai project, located in Changli County of Qinhuangdao City in central eastern China’s Hebei Province. The project … Continue reading Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for wind farms

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Xcel Energy to invest billions in wind energy in Colorado

Xcel Energy Inc. is making a multibillion-dollar investment in wind power across seven states, from Minnesota to New Mexico — and using Colorado-made turbines from Vestas Wind Systems for a large chunk of it. The Minneapolis-based company (NYSE: XEL) is proposing to build or buy power from 11 new wind farms in the seven states … Continue reading Xcel Energy to invest billions in wind energy in Colorado

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Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

The firm and unconditional order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. The wind park is located at Overyanovka village, Novotroitsk district, in the Kherson province in southern Ukraine. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned for the third quarter of 2017.   “We are pleased … Continue reading Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Vestas wins 50 MW order in Norway

The firm and unconditional order is for the Ånstadblåheia wind park in the municipality of Sortland, continuing the momentum Vestas has built in Norway. The contract includes supply and installation of the wind turbines, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement. Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin … Continue reading Vestas wins 50 MW order in Norway

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Wind energy Vestas creates 400 new jobs in Denmark

Vestas has announced the extension of factories in two locations in Denmark. The company will be looking for 414 new employees to fill engineering and production positions at plants on the islands of Funen and Lolland, it said in a press release. The move comes after the company hired 100 new workers at a factory … Continue reading Wind energy Vestas creates 400 new jobs in Denmark

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Wind energy in Austria: Vestas wins 33 MW order

The project will employ a customised solution consisting of V112-3.3 MW turbines with a hub height of 140m and V126-3.3 MW turbines with a hub height of 137m, demonstrating the versatility of Vestas’ product portfolio. The firm and unconditional order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. … Continue reading Wind energy in Austria: Vestas wins 33 MW order

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Vestas announces President and Group Senior Vice President for Asia-Pacific Sales Business Unit

To strengthen Vestas’ presence and market position in strategic and emerging markets in Asia-Pacific and China, Vestas announced last week that the current SBU APC will be re-organised into two new SBUs for the region per 1 April 2017: SBU CHI, covering China and Mongolia and SBU ASP, covering all other Asia-Pacific countries, including India. … Continue reading Vestas announces President and Group Senior Vice President for Asia-Pacific Sales Business Unit

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Turkana wind power project yields 102 MW

Lake Turkana Wind Power Company has started the injection of an initial 102MW into the national grid. The additional power forms 33 per cent of the total 310MW that the wind power farm has agreed to inject into the national grid by June. The renewable energy company is projecting to generate 1.6 billion kilowatt hour … Continue reading Turkana wind power project yields 102 MW

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Vestas receives 348 MW order in the USA

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the USA comprising 174 V110-2.0 MW turbines, totalling 348 MW. Wind turbine nacelles, blades, and towers will be produced in Vestas’ Colorado factories. Additional information about the project: Customer: Undisclosed Project name: Undisclosed Location/Country: USA Number of MW: 348 MW Number of turbines/turbine type(s): 174 x … Continue reading Vestas receives 348 MW order in the USA

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Vestas Returns to No. 1 Spot in Global Wind Turbine Supplier Ranking in 2016

FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today released FTI Intelligence’s preliminary rankings for the world’s top five wind turbine original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”), which found Danish manufacturer Vestas reclaimed the title as the world’s largest supplier of wind turbines in 2016. /EIN News/ — These rankings will be published in the Global Wind Market Update ? Demand … Continue reading Vestas Returns to No. 1 Spot in Global Wind Turbine Supplier Ranking in 2016

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Vestas leaps to top spot in U.S. wind energy market

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems has leapt to the top of the U.S. wind market, overtaking General Electric in new capacity installed last year, although slower demand growth and doubts over political support could threaten its position. Vestas came back from the brink of bankruptcy just four years ago. Now the wind industry … Continue reading Vestas leaps to top spot in U.S. wind energy market

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Wind energy in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Greenwind S.A, a subsidiary of Pampa Energía, one of the largest power companies in Argentina, to supply 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the 100 MW Corti wind park in the Bahía Blanca, Argentina.   The order is an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract and comprises … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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World’s most powerful wind turbine once again smashes 24 hour power generation record

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind unveiled its uprated 8 MW wind turbine, enabling its 8 MW platform to reach 9 MW at specific site conditions. The company’s prototype at Østerild broke the energy generation record for a commercially available offshore wind turbine on Thursday 1st December, producing 216,000 kWh (actual figures 215,999.1 kWh) over a 24 … Continue reading World’s most powerful wind turbine once again smashes 24 hour power generation record

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Vestas wins 41 MW order in southern Germany

The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. The turbines will be installed in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is expected to begin in the second half of 2017. The project demonstrates the versatility of Vestas’ product portfolio and how it can … Continue reading Vestas wins 41 MW order in southern Germany

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MHI Vestas launches 9 MW offshore wind turbine

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind unveiled its uprated 8 MW wind turbine, enabling its 8 MW platform to reach 9 MW at specific site conditions. The company’s prototype at Østerild broke the energy generation record for a commercially available offshore wind turbine on Thursday 1st December, producing 216,000 kWh (actual figures 215,999.1 kWh) over a 24 … Continue reading MHI Vestas launches 9 MW offshore wind turbine

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