Vattenfall has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply V164 8MW wind turbines for its 400 MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm off the Danish coast.
Head of Vattenfall wind power Gunnar Groebler said: “We are very pleased to be able to appoint MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred supplier of turbines for Horns Rev 3, and look forward working jointly on realising our firm belief of cost reduction in the offshore wind sector.
“The concession agreement with the Danish government states that the wind farm should be operational by 1 January 2020 and today’s announcement combined with the soon to come geotechnical investigations on site and procurement of foundations and cables assures that Vattenfall stays on track towards this deadline.”
MHI Vestas chief executive officer Jens Tommerup said: “We are proud to announce that Vattenfall have appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred supplier for the Horns Rev 3 project.
“We are looking forward to working together on realising our firm belief of cost reduction in the offshore wind industry.”