Friday, August 29, 2008

Vattenfall Orders 100 MW of Vestas Turbines

For some perspective, T. Boone Pickens' Mesa Power LLP placed an order for 667 of G.E.'s 1.5 MW turbines in May, a cool 1000 MW. Vattenfall has more orders to come to reach their goal of 8 terrawatt hours of electricity from wind by 2018.
Danish wind turbines manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S announced on Thursday (28 August) that it has secured an order for 50 wind turbines from the Swedish wind energy developer Vattenfall Vindkraft Sverige AB, part of the energy group Vattenfall.

The order covers delivery of V90-2.0 MW turbines for several projects in southern Sweden, and includes an option to buy commissioning services, a VestasOnline Business Scada solution and a two-year service agreement.

The turbines will be delivered during 2010....MORE