News release from Vestas Northern and Central Europe
Hamburg, 3 May 2021
Vestas has received an 86 MW order from OX2 for the Karskruv project, which is due to be constructed in the municipality of Uppvidinge, Kronoberg County, Sweden. The order adds to the market-leading tally of more than 5 GW of wind energy capacity that Vestas has installed in Sweden.
At the Karskruv project, Vestas will supply and install 20 V150-4.2 MW turbines in 4.3 MW operating mode, as well as provide a long-term 30-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, enabling power performance certainty and Vestas’ industry-leading service expertise throughout the lifetime of the project.
“With more than 1.5 GW in orders from OX2 across the Nordic region and Poland, we are pleased to be continuing our partnership with the Karskruv project,” said Juan Furones, Vice President Sales North & West, Vestas Northern & Central Europe. “Karskruv boosts our track record of installing over 5 GW of wind energy capacity in Sweden, and we are delighted to be entrusted to continue delivering for Sweden”.
“Our relationship with Vestas has always been very reliable and strong. I’m glad that we can continue to develop and build very attractive renewable projects having Vestas as one of our key suppliers of wind turbines,” said Peter Tornberg, Head of Development and Acquisitions OX2.
Deliveries at Karskruv are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2023, while commissioning is planned for the fourth quarter of 2023.
For more information, please contact:
External Communications Specialist, Vestas Northern & Central Europe
Mobile: +44 (0) 73 9792 9959
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 132 GW of wind turbines in 82 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 117 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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