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Vestas secures 55 MW order in Japan

News release from Vestas Asia Pacific
Singapore, 30 June 2023

Vestas has secured a 55 MW order with RENOVA, Inc. for the Reihoku Amakusa Onshore Wind project in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. Vestas will supply 13 Vestas V117-4.2 MW wind turbines to the project. The turbines will be installed with a high-tower solution with 112-meter hub heights in order to unlock new wind resources at higher and more consistent wind speeds.

The order also includes a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, designed to ensure optimised performance of the wind farm.

“We are delighted to once again partner with RENOVA. This will be our first collaboration in Japan, building upon the success of our previous three projects in Vietnam.” said Purvin Patel, President of Vestas Asia Pacific. “We remain committed to contribute to Japan’s carbon neutrality goal, through our industry-leading wind energy solutions and strong partnership with our customers.”

Turbine delivery will begin in the fourth quarter of 2024, with commissioning scheduled for completion in 2026.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Megumi Sakuma
Marketing & Communications Manager, Japan
Vestas Japan Co., Ltd.
Tel:  +81 90 6723 5325

About Vestas
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 166 GW of wind turbines in 88 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 146 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 28,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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RENOVA develops and operates multiple renewable energy power sources (“multiple energy sources”), including solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydro.

In addition to the viewpoint of fully utilizing existing energy resources in each region, it is possible to provide more stable power supply and business operations by possessing a range of power sources with both fluctuating power output (such as solar and wind power) and stable power output (such as biomass, geothermal and hydro power).

We are also promoting new businesses such as storage batteries that contribute to the expansion of these renewable energy power sources, green hydrogen and ammonia and biomass-derived fuels that contribute to the decarbonization of a wide range of industries other than electric power.

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