The order includes supply, installation and commissioning of 10 units of its V126-3.45 MW turbines, which will be delivered in 3.6MW power optimised mode
Danish wind turbine manufacturer, Vestas has secured an order from Wind Estate to supply 36MW wind turbines to repower Overgaard II wind project in Denmark.
Under the contract, Vestas will be responsible for the supply, installation and commissioning of 10 units of its V126-3.45 MW turbines, which will be delivered in 3.6MW power optimised mode.
The order also includes ten-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement.
The eight units of NEG Micon’s 2-MW turbines will be replaced with the ten new wind turbines, which is expected to more than doubling the production capacity of the wind farm.
Turbines delivery is estimated to begin in the third quarter of 2021
Vestas Northern & Central Europe president Nils de Baar said: “This order underlines the great potential in repowering older onshore turbines with new and efficient technology and how these projects can be key for Denmark to reach its ambitious target to cut emission 70 percent by 2030.
“With this order from our valued partner Wind Estate A/S, we demonstrate wind energy’s competitiveness and our ability to support customers’ winning auctions.”
The turbines delivery is estimated to commence in the third quarter of 2021 while commissioning is scheduled in the fourth quarter of the same year.
The order for the wind turbines follows a contract secured by Vestas to deliver turbines for the final phase of the 94 MW Overgaard I wind project.
The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of 16 V126-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6MW power optimised mode as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement.