Vestas and long-time customer Eolus today signed contracts for four projects further solidifying Vestas’ leading role in Sweden and the strong relationship between the two companies.
The four projects will be located in southern Sweden using a range of Vestas turbines as follows:
Skalleberg: 14 MW (8 x V100-1.8 MW); 4 MW (2 x V90-2.0 MW)
Ramsnäs: 13 MW (7 x V100-1.8 MW)
Mungseröd: 14 MW (8 x V100-1.8 MW)
Alered: 13 MW (4 x V112-3.3 MW)
The contracts include delivery, installation and commissioning of the wind power plants. Each project includes a 10-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 full availability service contract. The Ramsnäs, Mungseröd, and Alered projects are expected to be installed during Q3 2014; the Skalleberg project, during Q4 2014.
Eolus CEO Per Witalisson comments, “Vestas has been very accommodating and professional, which we truly appreciate. The offer Vestas gave us matched our expectations, and we look forward to the same good cooperation as we have had in previous business with Vestas,” says Per Witalisson, CEO, Eolus Vind AB.
Commenting on the new contracts, Vestas Northern Europe President Klaus Steen Mortensen states, “These projects reaffirm the strong relationship between Eolus and Vestas. We are proud and humbled by the confidence Eolus continues to show in our ability to contribute to realising their wind power ambitions.”
“With this announcement, Vestas has reached a total of more than 400 MW of firm orders with Eolus – Sweden’s leading wind power developer. We look forward continuing the good cooperation we have with Eolus,” says Krister Poole Jönsson, VP Sales Nordic & Baltics, Vestas Northern Europe AB.
Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas’ more than 50,000 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by over 60 million tons of CO2 every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence.
Today, Vestas has delivered wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 16,000 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 62 per cent more megawatts installed than our closest competitor and more than 58 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.
Eolus Vind AB is one of the leading wind power developers in Sweden. Eolus is active in the value chain from development of green field projects to establishment and operation of wind farms. Eolus offers attractive and competitive investments both to local and international investors in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Founded in 1990, Eolus has established over 420 wind turbines in Sweden. The Eolus Group currently owns and operates 43 wind turbines with an installed capacity of 63 MW and a yearly electricity production of 154 GWh. Eolus Vind AB has approximately 3,100 shareholders. Eolus’ shares are listed at NASDAQ OMX First North in Stockholm with Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag as certified adviser.