Vestas secures 48 MW order from Italian auction
News release from Vestas Mediterranean
Madrid, 4 May 2018
Eolica San Lupo Srl, a subsidiary company of long-term customer German-based BayWa AG, has placed an order for the San Lupo wind park. The project is located in the province of Benevento in southwestern Italy and was awarded at Italy’s last energy auction.
The order includes supply and installation of V117-3.45 MW turbines delivered in Load Optimised Mode with a nominal rating of 3.0 MW. Turbine delivery is expected by the end of 2018 whilst commissioning is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019. The contract also includes a 15-year full scope Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement.
“Vestas extensive experience in Italy and broad range of auction-related capabilities have been key in securing this order. Today, Vestas has more than 450 MW of turbines currently under construction in Italy, including three projects developed with BayWa AG, a truly valuable partner with whom we are pleased to work once again”, says Rainer Karan, General Manager for Vestas in Italy, Greece and the MENA region.
“Our relationship with Vestas is strong. They offer competitive solutions that support our company in delivering clean energy projects in due time, reinforcing our commitment to continue developing renewable energy use” says Alessandra Toschi, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Italia.
The San Lupo project strengthens Vestas’ market leading position in Italy, where the company celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year.
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