Thursday was last call for orders in the second quarter for wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, which sent out a slew of press releases announcing new projects from around the globe, including from Brazil, Japan, Scotland, Italy, US, and Denmark.
Two orders were announced in Brazil. The first is an order for delivery of turbines with a total capacity of 86MW.
Included in the deal is a 25-year AOM 5000 service agreement, the most extensive in Vestas’ array.
The Serra de Vacas wind project will consist of 19 V150-4.5MW turbines, which Vestas will deliver and install.
The second Brazilian order concerns for 261MW for the Serra das Almas project in the state of Bahia, coming from EDF Renewables. Vetas will supply 58 V150-4.5 MW turbines for this order, which includes a 28-year AOM 4000 service agreement.
The wind turbines will be produced locally. Vestas includes no timeframe for delivery and commissioning of the project.
In Japan, Vestas has secured a deal for 29MW for the Makikawa Masaki Wind Farm in the Ehime Prefecture.
Vestas has inked a deal with project developer Shimizu Corporation, which will be in charge of installing the 8 V105-3.45MW turbines.
Vestas will deliver the turbines in the first quarter of 2025 as part of the deal, which also comes with a 20-year service agreement.
In southwestern Scotland, Vestas will supply 67MW for the Benbrack wind farm.
The order concerns 13 turbines of the V136-4.5 MW variety on top of two V117-4.2MW units. Included in the order is a long-term service agreement.
Installation of the turbines is slated to begin in early 2024 and expected to conclude later that year.
Vestas has also received an order in the domestic market for a repowering project in Nørre Økse Sø.
The order encompasses delivery, installation, and a 20-year service agreement. The company will install 11 model V126-3.45MW units with a total capacity of 40MW on behalf of Eurowind Energy.
Installation of the turbines is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2023.
The first Italian order announced order concerned 39MW for the Borgia wind farm in Calabria north of Sicily.
PLT Engineering has ordered seven V136-4.2MW and two V117-4.2MW turbines, all optimized to reach 4.3MW.
The order also comes with a 20-year AOM 5000 service agreement.
Delivery and commissioning of the turbines are planned for the first half of 2023.
For the second order in Italy, Vestas will deliver a total of 27MW for two minor projects.
Included in the package deal is a 10-year AOM 4000 service agreement.
Delivery and commissioning are set for the first quarter of 2023.
Vestas has secured an order for 266MW for the Goodnight I wind project in Texas.
The client is Omega Eneergia, which has ordered 59 V136-4.5 MW turbines and signed a 30-year AOM 5000 service agreement.
Delivery of the wind turbines is slated for the second quarter of 2023, with the project expected to commission in Q3 2023.