Randers, Denmark [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Vestas has received a wind turbine order with a total capacity of 128 megawatts (MW) for four projects in Spain. The contract includes 25 units of the V90 2-MW turbine, 19 units of the V90 1.8-MW turbine, 10 units of the V90 3-MW turbine and 7 units of the V80 2-MW turbine. The order has been placed by a utility in Spain.
The order calls for Vestas to supply, install and commission the turbines. The contract also includes a five-year service agreement. Delivery will begin during the last quarter of 2008. The production from the four wind power plants will supply the electricity needs of up to 74,000 Spanish households.
The projects will be located in the provinces of León in the region of Castilla y León and in Lugo in the region of Galicia. At the end of 2007, Castilla y León had 2951 MW of wind capacity installed and Galicia had 2818 MW installed ranking the two regions second and third in Spain in terms of total installed wind capacity.
“With this new order, we are further strengthening our position in Spain and in particular in the regions of Galicia and Castilla y León,” said Juan Araluce, President of Vestas Mediterranean A/S.