The contract scope includes supply, installation and commissioning of 22 V112-3.3MW turbines in the region of Eider in Schleswig-Holstein.

In addition, the company will provide VestasOnline Business SCADA solution for the project, as well as signed a15-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 5000).

Vestas plans to start delivery of turbines in the third quarter of 2014, while commissioning is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2014.

The wind power plant, which is expected to produce about 190GWh per year, will supply clean energy to around 49,000 German four-person-households.

Vestas Central Europe sales senior vice president Hans Vestergaard said the citizen-owned wind power plant Eider is a lighthouse project, which shows the potential and competitiveness of firm’s wind energy solutions.

"Citizen-owned wind power plants is a key part of the particularly strong support for wind power we see especially in northern Germany," Vestergaard added.

Image: Vestas to supply wind turbines for 72.6MW project in Germany. Photo: Courtesy of dan/FreeDigitalPhotos.net.