Vestas receives 174 MW wind order in US
- Turbine delivery will begin in second quarter of 2018

Vestas, a Danish renewables company, received 174 megawatts wind order in the U.S., the company announced on Friday.

The order was placed by MidAmerican Energy for Wind XI, a 2.000 megawatts project in Iowa, which includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a five-year active output management service agreement

The turbines will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories and will be delivered in the second quarter of 2018.

“The historic Wind XI project will harness low-cost wind energy for MidAmerican Energy’s customers, all while enhancing the reliability and resiliency of the grid," said Chris Brown, President of Vestas’ sales and service division in the U.S. and Canada.

“Vestas is proud to deliver its industry leading technology to this project that will generate hundreds of millions of dollars in economic benefits, including landowner lease payments, tax payments, and long-term secure jobs.“

The Wind XI project consists of multiple sites in Iowa that will go on-line between 2017 and 2019.

By Murat Temizer

Anadolu Agency


29 Sep,2017