Vestas receives a 248 MW order from Elera Renováveis in Brazil
News release from Vestas Mediterranean
Madrid, 31 December 2021
Vestas has secured the order from Elera Renováveis for the 248 MW Seridó Oeste project, located in Parelhas, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
The project will feature 55 V150-4.5 MW turbines which Vestas will supply and install. Upon completion, Vestas will also deliver a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. This agreement will optimise energy production while also providing long-term business case certainty.
“We are pleased to partner with Elera Renováveis, from Brookfield Asset Management group, for their first greenfield wind project to be deployed in Brazil. This order showcases how Vestas’ 4 MW platform offers winning and versatile solutions to our customers allowing them to customise their products for both their free and regulated markets customers” says Eduardo Ricotta, President of Vestas Latin America.
The delivery of wind turbines is planned for the second quarter of 2023, with commissioning scheduled for the second quarter of 2024.
The wind turbines are locally produced under the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) FINAME rules, creating jobs and expanding Brazil’s wind energy industry and supporting the government’s initiative to promote renewables and a more sustainable energy mix.
For more information, please contact:
Jonathan Bendix Colombo
Head of Marketing and Communication - Vestas Latin America
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service onshore and offshore wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 145 GW of wind turbines in 85 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 123 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 29,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
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