Vestas expands its foothold in Japan with 43 MW order
News release from Vestas Asia Pacific
Singapore, 31 March 2021
Vestas has extended its footprint in Japan with a 43 MW order for the Yokohama-machi Wind Power Plant in Aomori prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Wind Development, the project will feature nine Vestas V117-3.45 MW and three Vestas V105-3.45 MW turbines with 94-meter towers. All turbines are delivered in 3.6 MW operating mode.
The order includes a multi-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, providing an energy-based availability guarantee to ensure optimised performance and long-term business case certainty for the customer.
“We are pleased to once again partner with Japan Wind Development with this order.” said Purvin Patel, Vestas Asia Pacific President. “We remain committed to contributing to Japan’s carbon neutrality goal, by continuous collaboration with customers like Japan Wind Development and also providing them with competitive solutions”.
Delivery of Vestas’ turbines will begin in the first quarter of 2022, with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.
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Generating hope for the future from wind, a clean energy resource. Wind power is attracting more and more attention as a resource, but because international procurement of materials is still the mainstream, Japan is in need of expertise for the selection and construction of installation locations. At Japan Wind Development, our group’s experts work together to handle everything from wind condition surveys to construction, power generation, and maintenance, to support our customers as a partner in solutions.