Vestas wins 42 MW order for a repowering project in Italy
News release from Vestas Mediterranean
Madrid, 30 September 2021
Vestas has received a 42 MW order for the repowering of the Monreale Partinico wind park, located in Sicily, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of ten V136-4.2 MW wind turbines, that will replace the site’s current 19 V52-850 kW turbines. Vestas will also service the wind park through a multi-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement.
The order, that has been placed by ERG Wind Energy Srl., a wholly owned subsidiary of ERG S.p.A, a leading independent producer of energy from renewable sources, was awarded at Italy’s sixth renewable energy auction.
“We are happy to partner with ERG, a key company for the development of wind energy in Italy. This order showcases how Vestas’ 4 MW platform offers winning and versatile solutions to our customers in the Italian auctions”, says Francesco Amati, Head of Vestas Italy.
With this project, the Vestas has secured almost 1.4 GW of contracts derived from the renewable energy auctions in Italy, where it has installed more than 4.5 GW since 1991, accounting for a market share of more than 40 percent.Turbine delivery is planned for the third quarter of 2022, whilst commissioning is expected for the last quarter of 2022.
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Communications & Marketing Professional Vestas Mediterranean
Tel.: +34 689 64 83 91
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 140 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 120 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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