NewswireToday - /newswire/ -
Aarhus N, Denmark, 2015/06/29 - Vestas has secured a firm and unconditional order for 12 V112-3.3 MW turbines in Denmark, to be installed in western Jutland near Vemb, in the Holstebro municipality - Vestas.com.
The 39 MW order is part of a frame agreement and has been placed by long-time Vestas customer Skovgaard Invest ApS. The order for the “Øst for Vemb” project includes supply, installation and commissioning of the turbines, along with a 15-year full-scope Vestas Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement.
“Vestas has been an important partner for Skovgaard Invest for many years, and together we have created some very successful wind energy projects in Denmark. We are very pleased to work with Vestas and further build on our strong relationship”, says CEO Jørgen Skovgaard, Skovgaard Invest ApS.
Vestas has delivered wind turbines for other Skovgaard Invest ApS projects in Denmark, including in Lem Kær, Kikkenborg and Volder Mark.
“The Danish west coast holds ideal wind conditions for wind power plants in Denmark. The business case is strong and we look forward realising yet another successful project with Skovgaard Invest”, says Klaus Steen Mortensen, President of Vestas Northern Europe.
Vestas (vestas.com) has installed more than 3.1 GW and employs about 4,200 people in Denmark. Several Danish factories also serve as Centres of Excellence and train Vestas employees from all over the world.
Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas’ more than 54,000 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by over 60 million tons of CO2 every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence. Vestas has delivered wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 18,200 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 52 percent more megawatts installed than our closest competitor and almost 68 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.