Press Release:

Vestas receives 577 MW order in Australia for second stage of the 1.3 GW Golden Plains wind project

News release from Vestas Asia Pacific
Seoul, 18 June 2024

Strengthening the existing relationship with TagEnergy, Vestas has been awarded the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) for the second stage of Golden Plains Wind Farm in Australia. The second stage will feature 93 of Vestas’ V162-6.2 MW wind turbines from the EnVentus platform.

Vestas is currently delivering the 756 MW EPC contract for the first stage. The extension will provide an additional 577 MW, generating a total of 1.3 GW, making it Vestas’ largest ever onshore wind farm.

Upon completion of first and second stage, Vestas will also deliver a 30-year service and maintenance agreement (AOM5000), ensuring optimal energy production into the Australian grid.

“Through our best-in-class people, wind turbines and capabilities, Vestas is delighted to build and service this landmark project. As the world’s largest provider of wind energy, we have always been committed to Australia’s sustainable future and we thank TagEnergy, and our subcontractor partners, for joining us in this world-changing mission”, Purvin Patel, President Vestas Asia Pacific.

“The diligence and expertise of Vestas who leveraged world-leading practices developed during the adjacent 756 MW Golden Plains Wind Farm Stage 1, ushered the success of financial close for Stage 2. We look forward to continuing to work with Vestas”, Andrew Riggs, Managing Director TagEnergy.

Delivery of Vestas’ wind turbines second stage of the Golden Plains Wind Farm is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2025, with commissioning to commence in the first quarter of 2026.

For more information, please contact:
Kilani Fisher
Head of Marketing & Communications, Asia Pacific.
Tel: +61 0436 855 159

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 179 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 149 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 30,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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