Vestas sichert Windpark-Aufbau und -Service in Australien

Vestas V 126 / Pressebild

Der 30-MW-Auftrag für Vestas beinhaltet den Aufbau von V126-3.45 MW-Turbinen im Windpark Kiata, im südöstlichen Australien, das von der internationalen Windlab Limited entwickelt wurde.

(WK-intern) – The 30 MW order for Vestas V126-3.45 MW turbines was placed for the Kiata wind farm, a project in southeastern Australia developed by international wind energy company Windlab Limited.

Located west of Horsham, Victoria, near the town of Nhill, the Kiata wind farm is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project for Vestas.

The order also includes a five-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.

Windlab secured financing from John Laing Group and National Australia Bank. John Laing will own approximately 72 percent of the wind farm with the balance owned by Windlab and project neighbours.

“We are pleased to continue our partnership with Vestas to add another wind farm project to our Australian portfolio. Windlab highly appreciates Vestas’ support and is looking forward to the successful completion of this exciting project”, said Dr. Nathan Steggel, General Manager Operations of Windlab.

“We are delighted to have been selected to deliver the project. This appointment is a testament to the strength of the relationship between Windlab and Vestas. Following our past successes, we are excited to move the Kiata project into construction and ultimately deliver for Windlab,” said Dirk Zimmerling, Sales Director of Vestas Australia.

Delivery and commissioning of the turbines are expected in the second half of 2017.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 78 GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 68 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 21,900 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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Pressebild: Vestas V 126

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