Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 131 MW of PTC qualifying turbine components.
(WK-intern) – The order includes qualifying components compatible with a variety of turbines across the 2 MW and 3 MW platforms.
Since their debut, more than 8 GW of the 3 MW platform and 18 GW of the 2 MW platform have been installed globally, both onshore and offshore.
Delivery of the wind turbine components is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016.
“We are pleased to announce this PTC Safe Harbor order, which will enable our customer to qualify a substantial portfolio of projects for 100 percent of the Production Tax Credit value. This versatile component mix will provide high competitiveness during this PTC window, and will enable our customer to deliver even more cost-effective wind energy to rate payers throughout North America,” said Chris Brown, President of Vestas’ sales and service division in the United States and Canada.
Multiple components will be produced at Vestas’ Colorado factories.
Customer and project names have not been disclosed at the customer’s request.
Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas’ more than 57,300 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by over 82 million tons of carbon dioxide every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence. Vestas has delivered wind energy in 75 countries, providing jobs for around 21,500 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 50 percent more megawatts installed than anyone else in the industry and over 75 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.
PR: Vestas-American Wind Technology