Vestas has secured a 47 MW order with Shimizu Corporation for the Oritsume Minami 1 wind farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Renewable Energy Corporation, the wind project will be built by Shimizu Corporation and will feature 13 V105-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode with 84-meter towers.
Vestas will also carry out a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service contract for the wind farm, which provides a wind power-based availability guarantee to ensure optimized performance and long-term business case certainty. deadline for the customer.
“We are pleased to partner with Shimizu Corporation to deliver the Oritsume Minami 1 wind farm. With our experience and expertise in developing custom solutions, we are making a significant contribution toward Japan’s ambitious carbon neutral goal,” said Purvin Patel, President. from Vestas Asia Pacific.
Delivery of the Vestas wind turbines will begin in the first quarter of 2022, with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner in sustainable energy solutions. It designs, manufactures, installs and services onshore and offshore wind turbines around the world, and with more than 132 GW of wind turbines in 82 countries, it has installed more wind power than anyone else. Through industry-leading smart data capabilities and more than 117 GW of in-service wind turbines, it uses data to interpret, forecast and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with its customers, Vestas’ more than 29,000 employees are bringing sustainable energy solutions to the world to fuel a bright future.