[RenewableEnergyAccess.com] The Vestas Group has received a U.S. order for 600 MW of V82-1.65 MW and V80-1.8 MW wind turbines, with an option for an additional 200 MW. Vestas will supply and commission the wind turbines, and the order also includes a five-year maintenance and service agreement. Shipment of the turbines will commence in June 2006 and will continue until late 2008, with all turbines being commissioned before year-end 2008. The order is placed by Horizon Wind Energy, LLC (formerly Zilkha Renewable Energy), a long-time Vestas customer. Horizon Wind Energy is located in Houston, Texas and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Goldman Sachs Group, a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. The company has a portfolio exceeding 5,000 MW in wind projects in a dozen states.