Vestas Receives Large Order for the Italian Market

June 16, 2004 [SolarAccess.com]Vestas Wind Systems has received orders for a total of 35 units of the V80-2.0 MW wind turbines via its subsidiary, IWT – Italian Wind Technology. The turnkey orders, which have a combined value to Vestas of approximately euro 70 million, (US$85 million) are placed by a joint venture between the Italian developer Fri-EL GreenPower and companies of the EDF group from France. The contracts comprise turbines, monitoring system, transport, erection and commissioning, as well as electrical and civil infrastructure. The turbines will be installed in 2004 and 2005. The two adjacent wind farms will have a combined capacity of 70 MW. They are located across the borders of the Basilicata and Campania regions, in the South of Italy, on two sites which stretch over two communes, Andretta and Bisaccia.

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