Vestas details Texas 2014-15 orders

Vestas has 960MW of turbines in its order books for Texas that have been publicly announced, with most of the six projects due for commissioning in 2015, Recharge learns.

Delivery schedules for the turbines (all 2MW) are as follows:

Hereford I, 100MW - Deliveries expected to begin in fall 2014 with commissioning in early 2015. Lincoln Renewable Energy is the project developer and EDF Renewable Energy is the asset owner.

Keechi, 110 MW - Deliveries expected to begin in summer this year, with commissioning in early 2015. RES Americas is the project developer and Enbridge is the asset owner. Microsoft is the power purchaser.

Route 66, 150 MW - Deliveries expected to begin first quarter of 2015 with commissioning in mid-2015. First Wind is the developer.

Longhorn North, 200 MW - Deliveries expected to begin in fall 2014, with commissioning in early 2015. RES Americas is the project developer and EDF Renewable Energy is the asset owner.

Los Vientos III, 200MW - Deliveries expected to begin in late summer/early fall this year with commissioning done in early 2015. Duke Energy is the developer and asset owner. Austin Energy is the power purchaser.

Los Vientos IV, 200MW – Deliveries are expected to begin in 2015 with project completion scheduled in 2016.  Duke Energy is the developer and asset owner. Austin Energy is the power purchaser.

Vestas has been a major beneficiary of the wind development boom in Texas. The Danish company says that 2013 was its third best year for turbine orders in the US.

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