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Vestas wins wind farm project in Victoria

Vestas has received its first Australian wind energy order for the largest wind turbine in its product line, the V150-4.2MW. The wind turbines, ordered by long-term customer Tilt Renewables for the 336 MW Dundonnell Wind Farm, feature the latest Vestas wind power technology, proven to optimise asset performance and lower the cost of energy. This … Continue reading Vestas wins wind farm project in Victoria

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Belgium Propels Offshore Wind Energy

Northwester 2 in Belgium will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to feature the V164-9.5 MW wind turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. It’s full steam ahead for Belgium’s next offshore wind farm as MHI Vestas and Parkwind confirm the firm order for the supply and installation of 23 V164-9.5 MW wind turbines for … Continue reading Belgium Propels Offshore Wind Energy

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Korea Southern Power Co. Breaks Ground for 51MW Wind Power Plant in Jordan

Vestas of Denmark, a manufacturer specializing in wind turbines, participates in the wind farm as an equipment vendor. Korea Southern Power Co. announced on Nov. 9 that the company held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 51MW wind power plant in Amman, Jordan, on Nov. 6 (local time). The project was launched in 2011 at the … Continue reading Korea Southern Power Co. Breaks Ground for 51MW Wind Power Plant in Jordan

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Jordan Inaugurates 50MW Wind Farm

Jordan’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati inaugurated Friday a new wind power plant in Tafileh governorate, southwest of Amman, at a total cost of $102 million. During the inauguration ceremony, Zawati said the Ministry has been developing an energy strategy to keep pace with growth in power demand in conjunction with efforts to … Continue reading Jordan Inaugurates 50MW Wind Farm

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Vestas Interim financial report third quarter 2018

Revenue on par with last year’s third quarter while earnings and free cash flow decreased. Solid order intake and combined order backlog at high level. Guidance for 2018 is unchanged for revenue and EBIT margin before special items while it has been updated for total investments* and free cash flow*. In the third quarter of … Continue reading Vestas Interim financial report third quarter 2018

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Vestas to create local jobs in restart of South Africa’s wind energy market

Enel Green Power has awarded Vestas a wind power order for the 148 MW South African Oyster Bay wind farm. It marks a very positive re-start of the South African wind energy market and follows a 294 MW order for two other wind turbines projects in South Africa, taking Vestas’ total announced order intake from … Continue reading Vestas to create local jobs in restart of South Africa’s wind energy market

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Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind farm to be connected to the grid

The 310MW Lake Turkana wind farm project in Kenya is set to be connected to the national grid by end of October this year after the finish testing all the wind turbines to ensure they are functioning well. Mugo Kibati, chairman of Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) confirmed the reports and said that barring any … Continue reading Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind farm to be connected to the grid

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Vestas to produce the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the state of Ceará in Brazil

Vestas has signed a framework agreement with the intention to produce V150-4.2 MW nacelles in the Brazilian state of Ceará. The framework agreement was signed by the Governor of Ceará, Camilo Sobreira de Santana, and Rogério S. Zampronha, General Manager for Vestas Brazil and Latin America South, at a signing ceremony Monday. With this agreement, … Continue reading Vestas to produce the V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the state of Ceará in Brazil

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Eolus places 130 MW wind power order for the first V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Sweden

Vestas has received an order from long-term customer Eolus Vind AB for the Bäckhammar wind farm located in the municipalities of Kristinehamn and Degerfors in Sweden. Utilising Vestas’ product portfolio’s versatility, the project combines 22 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines and nine V150-4.2 MW wind turbines to optimise performance and lower the cost of wind energy … Continue reading Eolus places 130 MW wind power order for the first V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Sweden

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Lake Turkana wind farm produce first megawatts

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) recently announced the start of operation of its wind turbines. Electricity is fed directly into the national grid, with a tariff negotiated in advance by Kenya Power (KPLC). “Today at 11:30 a.m., we commissioned 175 turbines,” it was through that tweet that Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) announced, on October … Continue reading Lake Turkana wind farm produce first megawatts

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Vestas wins 294 MW wind farm order in South African auction and introduces the first V136-4.2 MW wind turbines in Africa

Vestas’ global partner Enel Green Power has awarded Vestas a 294 MW wind power order of V136-4.2 MW wind turbines, delivered in 4.2 MW Power Optimised Mode, for two projects in South Africa. The projects consist of 147 MW each and debut the V136-4.2 MW in the South African market and will feature the largest … Continue reading Vestas wins 294 MW wind farm order in South African auction and introduces the first V136-4.2 MW wind turbines in Africa

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Sri Lanka to award contract to construct 100 MW wind power plant to Vestas

Sri Lanka has received the cabinet approval to award a contract to construct a 100 MW wind farm in Mannar island in the northwest with the financial assistance from the Asia Development Bank (ADB). The contract for the construction of the 100 MW wind power plant on the southern beach of Mannar island will be … Continue reading Sri Lanka to award contract to construct 100 MW wind power plant to Vestas

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Eolus announces the sale of 130 MW wind power to KGAL and turbine order with Vestas

Eolus has signed an agreement with KGAL regarding the sale of the wind farm Bäckhammar in Sweden comprising 31 wind turbines with an installed capacity of 130 MW. The preliminary purchase price for the wind farm amounts to EUR 131 million. In a corresponding move Eolus has placed an order for 31 wind turbines with … Continue reading Eolus announces the sale of 130 MW wind power to KGAL and turbine order with Vestas

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Lake Turkana Wind Farm connects to grid

The Lake Turkana Wind Power plant in Kenya has successfully connected 129MW of clean power to the national grid. “The wind power was evacuated on 12 October, which saw Vestas 175 wind turbines being commissioned. Today we expect to hit a major milestone with LTWP likely to cross the 100MW mark, feeding this energy into … Continue reading Lake Turkana Wind Farm connects to grid

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SSE installs final Vestas wind turbines at 228MW Scottish onshore wind farm

SSE has installed the last of its wind turbines at the Stronelairg onshore wind farm in Scotland as the project nears completion. The 228MW facility, situated in the Great Glen, is made up of Vestas wind turbines – 53 V117 and 12 V112 machines with a capacity of 3.45MW. It has been delivering power since … Continue reading SSE installs final Vestas wind turbines at 228MW Scottish onshore wind farm

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Vestas, the largest wind energy company in the world, will have a new wind turbine factory in Aquiraz, Ceará, Brazil

The Government of Ceará and the Danish multinational Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer (generated by the force of the winds), signed an agreement for the construction of a 4.2 MW wind turbine factory in the municipality of Aquiraz, where the European company has already for two years an industrial unit that … Continue reading Vestas, the largest wind energy company in the world, will have a new wind turbine factory in Aquiraz, Ceará, Brazil

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Belgium’s Northwester 2 wind power project gets 210 mln euros EIB loan

It said another 100 million euros for the wind energy project would be guaranteed by Denmark’s Export Credit Agency EKF. Belgium’s 219 megawatt (MW) Northwester 2 offshore wind farm project secured a 210 million euro ($242 million) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the bank said on Friday. EIB said the project, estimated to … Continue reading Belgium’s Northwester 2 wind power project gets 210 mln euros EIB loan

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ABB wins $20 million order of ocean-based wind power transformers

ABB has won an order worth more than $20 million from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the delivery of innovative, energy efficient and compact WindSTAR transformers, specifically designed for wind turbine installation. Borssele III and IV constitute phase two of the Borssele wind farm. This phase consists of a 731 megawatts windmill (MW) wind farm … Continue reading ABB wins $20 million order of ocean-based wind power transformers

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Vestas secures first wind farm order for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Germany

Vestas has received a 12 MW wind power order from long-term customer NOTUS energy Plan GmbH & Co. KG for two V150-4.2 MW wind turbines and one V136-3.6 MW wind turbine for the Lübbenow II and Lübbenow III wind energy projects, located in Lübbenow in Brandenburg, Eastern Germany. The order is the first for the … Continue reading Vestas secures first wind farm order for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Germany

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Vestas receives 60 MW wind power order in Canada

Vestas has received an order for 60 MW of V-136-3.45 wind turbines delivered in a mix of power modes including 3.6 Power Optimised Mode wind turbines for a wind farm in Canada. With hub heights of 132 meters, the project will feature the tallest towers in North America, highlighting how Vestas’ tall tower technology can … Continue reading Vestas receives 60 MW wind power order in Canada

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