Catalonia, Spain [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Vestas has received two orders from Spain totaling 68 units of the company’s V90-1.8 megawatt (MW) wind turbine. The first order will go to the Pujalt and the Turo del Magre projects in Catalonia in Spain. The second order will go to the Sierra de las Carbas project in the province of Zamora and the Sargentes project in the province of Burgos, both located in the region of Castilla y Leon.
Delivery of the wind turbines is scheduled to start in December 2008 for the Pujalt project and in June 2009 for the Turo del Magre project. Commissioning is expected in July and December 2009, respectively. Delivery of the wind turbines is scheduled to start in September 2008 and March 2009, for the Sargentes and Sierra de las Carbas projects, respectively. Commissioning is expected in February and September 2009, respectively.“We are very pleased with the strong commitment to wind in Spain. As of July 2007, Spain has a total installed wind capacity of 12,800 MW, and a target of 25,155 MW installed by 2010, 35,000 MW by 2020 and 44,000 MW by 2030, including 8,000 MW installed offshore,” said Juan Araluce, President of Vestas Mediterranean.