Update: Dong to hold new turbine tender for 900MW Gode Wind trio

REpower alpha Ventus October 2009

Dong says REpower is no longer preferred supplier for Gode Wind 1

Dong will tear up any existing turbine agreements former owner PNE Wind had made for Gode Wind 1, 2 and 3, and will open a new tender for the offshore projects, the company tells Recharge.

The Danish utility today announced that it had purchased the German North Sea projects from PNE, fattening its mid-term project pipeline by about 900MW.

PNE had originally intended to use Vestas turbines at Gode Wind 1 and 2. But in March the German developer revealed that it had tapped REpower as the preferred supplier for Gode Wind 1, after deciding that it wanted to use larger, next-generation turbines for the project.

REpower’s 6MW turbines would be ready in time for the planned 2015 commissioning, while Vestas’ 7MW machines would not, PNE Log in to read complete article.

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