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.
The turbines will be installed in Sommerein in Lower Austria with wind turbine delivery and commissioning expected to begin in the first quarter of 2018.
“To achieve the lowest cost of energy at the Sommerein site, evn naturkraft Erzeugungsgesellschaft m. b. H. needed a customised wind solution, and our versatile 3 MW platform enables exactly that through different hub heights and rotor diameters, offering superior annual energy production for the site. Together with our long-term customer evn naturkraft Erzeugungsgesellschaft m.b.H., we look forward to raising the bar for low-wind site performance”, states Nils de Baar, President of Vestas Central Europe.
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 82 GW of wind turbines in 76 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 71 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 21,800 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
The headquarters of Vestas Central Europe is located in Hamburg, Germany. The business unit is responsible for the sales and marketing of wind power systems as well as for the installation and operation of wind power plants in Germany, Benelux, Austria, Russia, Eastern Europe and Southern and Eastern Africa.