Vestas has secured an order from Enlight Renewable Energy for the 113 MW wind project Målarberget in Norberg County, Sweden, where the company has developed a solution to fit the site’s wind conditions that includes 27 V150-4.2 MW turbines and a 30-year Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement.
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With this project, Vestas’ surpasses 400 MW order intake for the V150-4.2 MW turbine in Sweden, underlining the variant’s strong fit for the Swedish wind energy market. This is Vestas’ third order of V150-4.2 MW turbines in the country this year, taking Vestas’ total order intake in Sweden over the years past 4.3 GW and further strengthening its market leadership.
“We are very pleased to collaborate with Vestas on Enlight’s first project in the Nordics” said Gilad Yavetz, Enlight CEO. “Enlight is expanding in rapid pace with special focus on merchant markets and sees Vestas as a strong player to take part and contribute to this significant growth”.
Christer Baden Hansen, Vice President, Sales North & West, added that the order underlines the V150-4.2 MW turbine’s excellent fit with Sweden’s wind conditions and Vestas market leading position in the country.
The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, and the project will feature a VestasOnline Business SCADA solution to lower turbine downtime and optimise the energy output. Turbine delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020, while commissioning is expected to start in the fourth quarter of the same year.