Vestas inks big US order – The Post

Vestas inks big US order

Company nets 200 MW order from Xcel Energy in North Dakota

Vestas got some good news following the Navitus Bay debacle in the UK (photo: iStock)
September 14th, 2015 10:34 am| by Christian W

The Danish wind turbine producer Vestas has landed a 200 MW order from Xcel Energy in North Dakota in the US.

The project, named Courtenay, involves Vestas supplying Xcel Energy with 100 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines and includes a three-year service agreement.

The wind turbines are expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2016 and will be ready to turn in the following quarter.

“Xcel is a national leader in wind power,” Vestas wrote.

“We welcome them as a new Vestas customer and are confident our highly proven V100-2.0 MW turbine will ensure Xcel delivers clean, reliable power to their customers at a competitive cost.”

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Bad news from Britain
The good news was a badly needed tonic for Vestas after the British government last week rejected plans for the massive Navitus Bay wind turbine park.