Danish Company to Double Wyoming’s Wind Power

Vestas Wind Systems has received a large wind turbine order of a total value of approximately US$113 million. The order is for the supply of 80 units of the V80-1.8 MW wind turbines including towers and other services to the Evanston, Wyoming Project that is located in southwestern Wyoming, near the city of Evanston. The project will be the largest wind farm in Wyoming and more than doubles the wind generating capacity in the state.

Ringkbing, Denmark – August 6, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] FPL Energy, a developer, owner and operator of wind power plants, placed the order. The turbines will be delivered during the second half of 2003 and it is the second large order to the United States for the Vestas V80-1.8 MW wind turbine. “FPL is an important customer and we look forward to continuing the close co-operation with FPL.,” said Svend Sigaard, Managing Director of Vestas Wind Systems and continues. “It is positive that FPL has again chosen the V80-1.8 MW turbine, which we see as proof of the competitiveness and confidence in the technology of Vestas North American MW turbines”. In other news, FPL has also placed additional orders for V80-1.8MW wind turbines including towers and other services to High Winds Energy Center project, located in Solano County, California. The value of the orders to Vestas is in excess of approximately US$125 million. The turbines will be delivered before the end of the year.

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