Danish Wind Turbines Head Down Under

March 18, 2004 [SolarAccess.com] Vestas subsidiary Australian Wind Technology has received an order for a turnkey contract to be delivered to the Canunda Wind Farm project in Australia. The contract comprises 23 units of Vestas V80-2.0 MW wind turbines with remote monitoring system, foundations, electrical and civil infrastructure as well as operation and maintenance of the power plant. The 46 MW project is scheduled for completion in the beginning of 2005 and will be located near Millicent in South Australia. The project will be the first in Australia to utilize the V80-2.0 MW turbine. The contract, which has a value to Vestas of more than EUR 45 (US$30.5) million, has been awarded by Canunda Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of International Power Plc based in the UK. Vestas said the have high expectations for the Australian market where a number of projects are in the planning phase.


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