Indian state of Gujarat plans wind project

Danish company Vestas has been awarded a contract to deliver turbines for a wind farm project in India. It will provide 20 turbines totalling a capacity of 40MW. The Khambaliya project is located in Gujarat and owned by Powerica. The company said 12MW is part of an upgrade from a previous order and the remaining […]

Vestas wins German community wind order

Vestas has been awarded a contract for a 24.6MW community wind farm in Germany. The Danish company is providing eight turbines with a capacity of 3.3MW each for the Kirchberg Windpark located in Baden Wurttemberg. The project is expected to generate enough energy to cover the electricity needs of more than 10,000 German households. The delivery is […]

Vestas wins 50MW wind farm order in Uruguay

Vestas has been awarded a contract to deliver 50MW of turbines for a wind project in Uruguay. The Danish company will be responsible for the supply, installation and commissioning of 15 blades with a capacity of 3.3MW each. The Florida II project is an extension of Florida I and is expected to have a capacity […]

Vestas wins 66MW turbine order in Scotland

Danish manufacturer Vestas has won an order to supply its turbines for an onshore wind project in Scotland. It will install and commission the turbines which will have a capacity of 3MW and start delivering them in the second quarter of 2016. The Galawhistle wind farm is expected to generate 66MW and will be located between East Ayrshire […]

Mexico’s 155MW wind farm officially opened

Mexico has opened a wind farm with a capacity of 155MW in Baja California. Called Energia Sierra Juarez, it is said to be the first cross-border wind generation project between Mexico and the US. The $300 million (£189m) facility is operated by US energy company InterGen and a Mexican firm Ienova. Manufacturer Vestas provided 47 turbines with […]

Vestas wins Turkish wind farm order

Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas has received an order for a wind project in Turkey. It will provide 25 turbines for the ‘Yahyali Wind Farm’ next year which has a capacity of 83MW. The project is expected to produce 303,000 MWh per year – equivalent to the electricity consumption of 182,000 people. The order also involves […]

Foreign giants chosen for UK offshore wind project

DONG Energy has named MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred turbine supplier for a project in the UK. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Danish wind turbine maker Vestas and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The 330MW first phase of the Walney 3 offshore wind farm will feature the company’s V164 8MW […]

Vestas bags 1GW of EDF wind order

Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas has signed an agreement with EDF Renewable Energy to provide 1GW of wind turbines. It comes as the two companies close the books on their previous so-called master supply agreement, which represented orders totalling 1,094MW. Chris Brown, President of Vestas’ sales and service division in the US and Canada said: “EDF RE is one […]

ABB and Vestas to power off-grid Africa

Engineering giant ABB and wind energy firm Vestas have joined forces to improve electricity access in off-grid areas in Africa. Under the agreement, Vestas’ wind turbines will be combined with ABB’s microgrid power solutions to create hybrid generation systems that can operate in remote locations with limited infrastructure, the firms said. The project is part […]

Vestas wins 58MW wind order from EDF

Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas has won an order from EDF’s renewable arm for a wind power project in Poland. It will supply 29 turbines of 2MW each to EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) as well as provide a two-year service. The Rzepin wind farm will be one of the largest in northwest Poland, Vestas said. […]