Vestas successfully re-starts market activities in Ukraine with an order from Karpatenwind LLC for 6 V126-3.45 MW.
The firm and unconditional order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year full-scope Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service agreement. The wind turbines will be installed at Staryi Sambir in the Lviv region in western Ukraine. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned for the second quarter of 2017.
“We partnered with Vestas in 2012 to develop the Staryi Sambir 1 project and are pleased to continue our collaboration with Vestas in Ukraine. For our new wind power plant Staryi Sambir 2 we once again choose Vestas, because they have proven to be a strong partner with the necessary technology, experience and reliability to develop a market like Ukraine”, says Maksym Kozytskyy, Director of Eco Optima LLC, mother company of Karpatenwind LLC.
“Eco Optima LLC is one of the key players in the wind energy sector in Ukraine and we are therefore pleased that they once again show full confidence in the business case certainty and the quality of the technology and service we offer”, states Nils de Baar, President of Vestas Central Europe. “We are determined to contribute to the overall growth of renewable and green energy production in Ukraine”.