The firm and unconditional order is placed by Northland Power Inc. and is for the 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project.
DeBu is Northland’s third offshore wind project and is located 77 km from Northland’s other German offshore wind project, Nordsee One. With the order, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has announced orders for more than 700 MW of V164-8.0 MW turbines in 2017, underlining the growing demand for the platform.
For additional details, please refer to the MHI Vestas Offshore Wind press release published on www.mhivestasoffshore.com under “Media and news”.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S (50 percent) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) (50 percent). The company’s sole focus is to design, manufacture, install and service wind turbines for the offshore wind industry.
The project will be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and will not enter into the order backlog of Vestas Wind Systems A/S.
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