Michigan, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] REpower USA Corp., a subsidiary of REpower Systems AG , has signed a third contract with U.S. project developer Heritage Sustainable Energy LLC to supply nine wind turbines for a site in Michigan. The REpower MM92 turbines have a rated power of 2.05 megawatts (MW) and a hub height of 100 meters each.
The turbines will be installed at the Stoney Corners III wind farm project near the city of McBain and are expected to be installed by summer 2011. The contract also provides an option for delivery of another 70 REpower MM92 turbines for additional Heritage projects in Michigan.
The nine turbines in Stoney Corners III wind farm will have a total output of 18.45 MW. In addition to the projects Stoney Corners I and Stoney Corners II it is the third joint project of REpower and Heritage in this region. In 2011, when Stoney Corners will be completed, 25 REpower MM92 turbines will be installed at the site – seven turbines with a hub height of 80 meters as well as a another 18 turbines with 100 meters hub height.
REpower and Heritage will also execute an agreement for a twelve year integrated service package for all REpower turbines at the Stoney Corners site.
“We are delighted to further extend our collaboration with Heritage to a third contract for REpower turbines within the past year. Michigan offers a large number of excellent wind sites, and we are confident that we will continue to be a major participant in its wind energy future,” said Steve Dayney, CEO of REpower USA Corp.