Vestas in partnership to develop largest-ever hybrid plant

The wind turbine manufacturer is taking a new step in its strategy to broaden its portfolio by entering a partnership to develop the world's first large-scale hybrid plant made up of wind, solar, and energy storage. Tesla is also on board.

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Vestas will deliver turbines and service to the hitherto largest hybrid plant made up of wind, solar, and battery storage.

The wind turbine manufacturer announced that it has entered a partnership with Australian company Windlab for the Kennedy Energy Park phase 1 project which will consist of 43.2 MW of wind, 15 MW of solar and 2 MW/4 MWh of lithium-ion battery storage and cost USD 160 million.

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