Vestas, the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions, has received and order for 50 Vestas V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, The order, with delivery expected to be in the second quarter of 2017, was placed by long-term customer CGN Wind Energy Limited for a project in north-eastern China.
The Liulongtai project is located in Yi County, Jinzhou City, in the Liaoning province, where Vestas will supply the turbines for the wind park and supervise the installation. The order also includes a two-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance, and a SCADA VestasOnline Business for data-driven monitoring and preventive maintenance.
“The cooperation between Vestas and CGN is in its 10th year, and with this latest order, the accumulated orders in this partnership have exceeded the 1 GW milestone”, says Chris Beaufait, President of Vestas Asia Pacific and China. “We are honoured to have a long-term customer like CGN, who recognises the value of quality, reliability, and business case certainty that Vestas provides.”
The V100-2.0 MW turbines for the project are part of Vestas’ successful 2 MW platform, of which 17,000 turbines, equalling more than 33 GW, have been installed in 45 countries around the world since 2000.
Delivery of the turbines is with commissioning expected in the third quarter of 2017.