Vestas wins a 235 MW wind turbine order from Invenergy in the US

Vestas has secured a 235 MW order for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines and V136-3.45 MW turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode from Invenergy to power the Sapphire Sky wind project in Illinois, USA.

“We are pleased to once again partner with Invenergy, a world leader in sustainable energy, and expand the renewable energy sector in Illinois with the Sapphire Sky project,” said Laura Beane, President of Vestas North America.

“As a leader in wind operations, it is partnerships like our commitment to Vestas that ensure that we continue to develop the best-in-class fleet. At Invenergy, safety, efficiency and operational excellence are paramount in the entire construction and construction process. we pride ourselves on working with project partners who share those same goals. We look forward to deepening our investment and presence in our home state of Illinois together with Vestas, “said Bryan Schueler, executive vice president and business leader for construction.

The order includes the supply and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service contract, designed to ensure optimized performance of the asset.

Turbine delivery begins in the second quarter of 2022 and commissioning is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.