Vestas to deliver EPC solution for wind project in South Africa
News release from Vestas Northern and Central Europe
Hamburg, 3 June 2019
Leveraging its extensive project management experience and product expertise, Vestas has developed a full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solution for the 35 MW Wesley wind project located at the Eastern Cape. The order is placed by EDF Renewables and adds to Vestas’ more than 100 successfully executed EPC projects, totaling more than 4 GW capacity around the world.
The contract comprises supply, installation and commissioning of ten V126-3.45 MW turbines, as well as the project’s full scope civil and electrical works. Upon completion of the project, Vestas will commence a 15-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 4000) as well as a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution.
“We are proud to be chosen as the solution provider for this wind project at the Eastern Cape. This turnkey project highlights our ability to deliver cost-competitive, customised solutions that ensure a solid business case for our long-term and highly-valued customer EDF Renewables”, states Nils de Baar, President of Vestas Northern & Central Europe.
Deliveries are expected to begin in the first half of 2020 while commissioning is planned for the second half of 2020.
For more information, please contact:
Kristian Holmelund Jakobsen
Communications and Press Officer
Tel: +45 52211467
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 more than 102 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and more than 87 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 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
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