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Vestas Wins New Belgium Offshore Wind Order

 

Vestas recently won a 216-megawatt (MW) order for the Northwind Offshore wind farm in Belgium. The farm is set to be built off the coast of Zeebrugge, on Lodewijkbank.

According to the press release, the 216-MW order will include supplying and installing 72 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines for the project, along with commissioning them. Vestas is also scheduled to service the turbines under a 15-year agreement.

Juan Araluce, Chief Sales Officer of Vestas Wind Systems A/S said in the statement, “Vestas is very proud to be chosen by Northwind for the 216 MW offshore project in Belgium.”
 

 
“This is a very important milestone for Vestas, as we look to strengthen our position within offshore. We are truly committed to the development of offshore wind energy and we are extremely proud to receive another strong customer commitment to our V112 platform technology,” he also said.

Meanwhile, Frank Conen, Chief Executive Officer of Northwind NV, a company which is helping to build and keep up a wind farm on the Bank Zonder Naam, emphasized the need to work with Vestas in strengthening the wind farm.

“We have had a very fruitful relationship with Vestas over the years and we fully recognise their experience in the field of offshore wind. I am therefore very pleased to now be taking our partnership to the next level by having a signed agreement in place with Vestas for the Northwind Offshore Wind Farm. I hope to be taking the many lessons learned from the Belwind Bligh Bank project and actively putting these to good use when constructing this new offshore wind farm together,” he said.

“I believe the V112-3.0 MW is a very competitive turbine, and I look forward to seeing it perform at Northwind,” Conen also said in the statement.

The project is set for completion by the second quarter of 2014.

Source: Vestas wins 216MW Offshore Order in Belgium
Photo Credit: Vestas

 
 
 
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