Press Release:

Vestas secures 37 MW order in Italy for 2 MW and 4 MW platform turbines

News release from Vestas Mediterranean
Madrid, 30 December 2019

PLT Engineering has placed a 37 MW order for two projects in Italy that showcase the versatility of Vestas’ 2 MW and 4 MW platforms. Both projects, located in Calabria and Basilicata, will feature a mixed site configuration of both V110–2.0 MW and V136–4.2 MW wind turbines to optimise energy production.

The order includes supply and installation of the turbines as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for the next 15 years. 

The energy produced by both wind parks will be commercialised through a PPA contract with PLT Puregreen for the next 12 years.

Stefano Marulli, sole administrator of PLT Engineering, highlights that We are very satisfied for the agreement achieved with Vestas, the world leader of wind energy. These projects will allow us to produce clean energy, thus contributing to our goal of an increasingly decarbonised future”.

I would like to thank PLT Engineering for the confidence they have shown in the capabilities of our 2 MW and 4 MW platforms. This order showcases how the product diversity in Vestas’ growing portfolio can provide great flexibility and fit our customers’ different business cases”, says Vestas Vice President of Sales for Southern Europe and Turkey, Rainer Karan.  

Since installing its first turbine in Italy in 1991, Vestas has led the country’s wind industry with over 4.3 GW capacity installed, being the main contributor to the country’s expansion of wind energy with a 40 percent market share.

Turbine delivery is planned for the second half of 2020, while commissioning is expected by the fourth quarter 2020.

For more information, please contact:
Andrés Domínguez Sahagún
Communications Specialist Vestas Mediterranean
Tel.: +34 649 29 40 07

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Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 108 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 91 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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