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Vestas chosen for Australian wind farm

Ireland-based renewables specialist DP Energy has named Denmark’s Vestas, and local engineers Downer Group, to spearhead the development of what it has said will be Australia’s largest combined wind and solar power plant. Wind turbines will contribute 220 MW of the first phase 375 MW hybrid plant to be built in Port Augusta, South Australia, … Continue reading Vestas chosen for Australian wind farm

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Vestas to repower one of Europe’s highest-located wind farms

Located in Niedere Tauern mountain massif in Styria, Austria, the Tauernwindpark is one of the highest-located wind parks in Europe, operating 1,900 meters above sea-level. ImWind, Tauernwindpark’s owner, was looking to repower the 22.75 MW wind park, which currently consists of 13 V66-1750 kW wind turbines. A wind power project in such an environment is … Continue reading Vestas to repower one of Europe’s highest-located wind farms

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In the third quarter of 2017, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,743m

Compared to the third quarter of 2016, revenue and earnings decreased, but remain at a healthy level. Free cash flow increased compared to last year’s third quarter due to favourable working capital movements. Solid order intake in the quarter, and combined order backlog at high level. Guidance for 2017 adjusted. In the third quarter of … Continue reading In the third quarter of 2017, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,743m

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Vestas joins corporate group committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity

As the world’s leading provider of renewable energy solutions, Vestas is pleased to announce that it is joining RE100, a group of global companies dedicated to increasing demand for renewable energy. Led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, RE100 is a global, collaborative initiative of influential businesses committed to using 100 per cent … Continue reading Vestas joins corporate group committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity

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Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

Vestas’ high tower solutions continue to open up the Chinese wind energy market for projects in low- and ultra-low-wind sites. Vestas’ new tubular steel tower offers higher hub height, increasing energy output at a much lower weight than the towers usually used in the Chinese market. The reduced use of steel in these taller towers … Continue reading Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

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Vestas receives first wind power order for V136-3.45 MW in the United States

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. for 136 MW of turbines including both the 2 MW and 4 MW platforms. The order marks the introduction of the V136-3.45 MW wind turbine in the United States, which is especially well suited for the many mid- and low-wind sites across the country. … Continue reading Vestas receives first wind power order for V136-3.45 MW in the United States

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Vattenfall begins building largest offshore wind farm in Denmark

Vattenfall said on Friday it had started construction on Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm in the North Sea, able to power 425,000 households. The 406 MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm will consist of 49 8.3 MW-turbines delivered by MHI Vestas, a joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. “Horns Rev 3 is the … Continue reading Vattenfall begins building largest offshore wind farm in Denmark

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Windlab and Vestas partner on the world’s first utility-scale hybrid integrating wind energy, solar power and storage

A partnership between renewable energy industry leaders has announced the final details of a project that will help accelerate the transition to an energy mix led by renewable energy and aim to provide even more reliable and consistent renewable energy production adapted to energy demand and grid requirements. Developed by Australia’s international renewable energy company, … Continue reading Windlab and Vestas partner on the world’s first utility-scale hybrid integrating wind energy, solar power and storage

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Vestas introduces V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to China

In response to customer demand for a turbine for low and ultra-low wind conditions, Vestas today officially introduced the V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to the Chinese market, as a build-up to China Wind Power 2017, the annual trade fair in China’s wind power industry. The V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine combines Vestas’ industry-leading innovation with the 2 MW … Continue reading Vestas introduces V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to China

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Floatgen floating wind power project inauguration: France’s first offshore wind turbine

On 13 October, the Floatgen project, which aims at demonstrating the technical and economic feasibility of floating wind turbines, was officially inaugurated.   The project will see the deployment of a 2 MW floating wind turbine, at the SEM-REV test site located 12 nautical miles from the city of Le Croisic on the French Atlantic … Continue reading Floatgen floating wind power project inauguration: France’s first offshore wind turbine

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Floating offshore wind turbine inaugurated in France

France’s first floating offshore turbine – and it’s first offshore wind turbine at all – was inauguarted in Saint-Nazaire, France, today.   The 2MW Vestas turbine is primed for the École Centrale de Nantes and CNRS’s SEM-REV offshore test site, after which it will be installed off the coast of Croisic for an initial period … Continue reading Floating offshore wind turbine inaugurated in France

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Wind energy: Vestas wins 40 MW order from auction

The 40 MW order is for the Lavello wind park and is placed by Bel Lavello Vigi, a joint venture between Belenergia, mostly active in Italy, and Langa/Rgreen Invest, a leading French operator. The order takes Vestas’ announced orders in Italy in 2017 to 116 MW and order intake from Italian auctions to almost 790 … Continue reading Wind energy: Vestas wins 40 MW order from auction

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Wind power in Italy: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Two new orders in Italy underline Vestas’ leadership in the Italian market, where the company has close to 3.8 GW installed, representing over 40 percent of the country’s total wind capacity.   The orders for 38 MW are for the Taverna Caduta and San Mauro projects that were amongst the winning wind projects at the … Continue reading Wind power in Italy: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has won a 40 MW order that was awarded as part of Argentina’s RenovAr 1.5 auction. With this new project, Vestas has signed close to 700 MW in Argentina over the past twelve months. Parques Eólicos Vientos del Sur S.A., a subsidiary of Grupo Frali S.A., has placed an order to Vestas for the … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in India: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Atria Brindavan Power Private Limited places 40 MW firm and unconditional order for the first phase of the Basavane Bagewadi Wind Farm in the Bijapur district of Karnataka state. The order includes supply and installation of 18 V110-2.2 MW turbines, a 15-year full-scope Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement as well as a VestasOnline® … Continue reading Wind energy in India: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Vestas receives 174 MW wind energy order in the United States

MidAmerican Energy places 174 MW order for its 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 22/2016 of 17 June 2016, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 100 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the … Continue reading Vestas receives 174 MW wind energy order in the United States

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Triton Knoll offshore wind farm picks MHI Vestas wind turbines

The consortium planning to build Britain’s Triton Knoll offshore wind farm has chosen to buy 90 giant wind turbines from MHI Vestas. A final investment decision for the wind farm, in Britain’s North Sea, is likely in 2018 with full onshore construction starting shortly after, and offshore construction starting in 2020, it added. The 9.5 … Continue reading Triton Knoll offshore wind farm picks MHI Vestas wind turbines

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Tesla and Vestas team up on battery storage for wind energy

Vestas has confirmed it is working with Tesla to develop new battery storage technologies. The Danish wind energy giant and the clean technology manufacturer aim to find better ways of storing the excess energy created by wind turbines. This stored power would then be efficiently discharged when the wind isn’t blowing but electricity is required. … Continue reading Tesla and Vestas team up on battery storage for wind energy

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ESB awards Vestas four lifetime service contracts in Ireland

The service agreements cover 104 V52-850 kW turbines across four wind parks in Ireland and underline the continued trust in Vestas’ technology and service solutions. The contract renewal builds on a 15-year long collaborative relationship between Vestas and ESB and includes the wind parks: Black Banks, Carnsore, Derrybrien, and Mount Eagle. The four wind parks … Continue reading ESB awards Vestas four lifetime service contracts in Ireland

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Wind power in India: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Leveraging Vestas’ extensive experience from more than 100 turnkey projects across the globe, the order includes delivery, installation and commissioning of 50 V110-2.0 MW turbines as well as the project’s civil and electrical works. The order follows the inauguration of Vestas’ blades factory in Gujarat and the 54 MW Periyapatti order earlier this year, adding … Continue reading Wind power in India: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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