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Published on October 15th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill


Vestas to Provide 8 Canadian Wind Power Plants Wind Turbines Totaling 533 MW

October 15th, 2012 by  

Vestas Acquires Eight Canadian Wind Power PlantsGlobal wind energy company Vestas has secured a 10-year service agreement with International Power Canda which covers 276 wind turbines at 8 power plants across Canada.

The service agreement totals 533 megawatts (MW), made up of 335 MW in existing power plants located in New Brunswick, Ontario and Prince Edward Island and 198 MW set to be completed in 2013 in Ontario.

“As a leader in service and maintenance in Canada, we are honoured to continue our partnership with International Power Canada,” said Martha Wyrsch, President of Vestas-Canadian Wind Technology, Inc. “International Power Canada is a recognized innovator and driver in the Canadian wind market, and we are very proud to work with them.”

By the end of this year, Vestas is set to have completed four new wind power plants in Canada which will total 308 MW, and six additional Canadian projects using Vestas turbines will be constructed in 2013.

Project (turbines) — Location

West Cape (55 V80-1.8 MW) — Prince Edward Island
Caribou (33 V90-3.0 MW) — New Brunswick
Point-Aux-Roches (27 V90-1.8 MW) — Ontario
AIM-Standard Offer Project (24 V82-1.65 MW) — Ontario
Harrow (24 V82-1.65 MW) — Ontario
Norway (3 V90-3.0 MW) — Prince Edward Island
Lake Erieau (55 V90-1.8 MW) — Ontario, 2013
East Lake St. Clair (55 V90-1.8 MW) — Ontario, 2013

Source: Vestas 


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