The order for the Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 wind park adds to Vestas’ growing presence in the country despite the market slowdown in 2016. EDF EN do Brasil has placed a firm an unconditional order for the 117 MW Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 project to be built in the northeastern state of Bahia. Once finalised, the wind park will take Vestas’ installed capacity in Bahia to 700 MW.
The order includes supply and installation of 53 units of V110-2.0 MW wind turbines that will be manufactured in Brazil in accordance with the FINAME local content rules of BNDES. A 15-year full scope Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service contract is also included in the contract.
Wind turbine delivery is planned to begin in the first quarter of 2018, whilst commissioning is expected for the third quarter of 2018.
“EDF-EN is a strong partner that chooses the best and most reliable technology, and their choice of our V110-2.0 MW turbine is a testament to that turbine’s unparalleled track record. We look forward to delivering the project and strengthening the partnership with EDF-EN”, said Rogério Zampronha, General Manager for Vestas Brazil.