Vestas up-to 718MW First Wind deal

Blades at Vestas' Windsor

Blades at Vestas' Windsor

Danish turbine group Vestas scored again in the US with a 150MW order from First Wind, with the potential for an additional 568MW.

Vestas will supply 75 V110-2.0 MW turbines to First Wind’s Route 66 project near Amarillo, Texas.

Deliveries are expected in early 2015 with commissioning in mid-2015.

Vestas said the order is part of a “master supply agreement” that could see it supply up to 568MW for multiple projects.

Turbines supplied to First Wind under the agreement come with a 10-year service agreement.

Vestas said it is hiring more staff at its three Colorado plants to  meet a spate of demand in the US, and expects "to add hundreds of production workers in the first half of Log in to read complete article.

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