Vestas has received a 54 MW order for 30 units of the V100-1.8 MW wind turbine in Mexico.
The contract comprises delivery, transportation, installation and commissioning of the turbines, a VestasOnline® Business SCADA system as well as a 15-year service and availability agreement.
Delivery of the turbines is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013 and the wind power plant is expected to be commercially operational during the first quarter of 2014.
At the customer’s request, additional details about the project and customer cannot be disclosed at this time.
“We are pleased to supply 54 MW of new wind energy capacity to Mexico, thus supporting the country’s commitment towards the reduction of carbon emissions and fossil fuel consumption. This project shows our engagement in the country, where we look forward to continuing playing an important role in the expansion of its energy mix,” states Adrian Katzew Corenstein, General Manager, Vestas Mexico & Caribbean.
Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas’ nearly 50,000 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by approximately 55 million tons of CO2 every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence. Today, Vestas has delivered wind energy in more than 70 countries. With 65 per cent more megawatts installed than our closest competitor and more than 53 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.
Vestas Mexico is the sales unit responsible for the sales, installation and service and maintenance of wind turbines in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. In June 2010, Vestas opened new headquarters for the region in Mexico City. Vestas installed its first wind power plant in Mexico in 1994 and in the past three years, Vestas has signed firm and unconditional orders for a total capacity of more than 530 MW. Vestas is developing a local value chain in Mexico contributing to the development of a strong network of local suppliers which can deliver components, products, spare parts and services.
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