30 November 2017 2017 11:00 AM GMT

Vestas Boosts Presence In Spain. Seals Agreement To Build 5 New Wind Parks

At WindEurope 2017 in Amsterdam, Vestas and Gas Natural Fenosa have sealed an agreement to build 86 MW of wind energy across five new wind parks in Spain. The order showcases Vestas’ 2 MW and 4 MW platforms’ versatility and flexibility, utilising the V110-2.0 MW, V117-3.45 MW and V126-3.45 MW to maximise energy output across different wind regimes. The five wind parks will be Vestas’ first projects derived from Spain’s latest auctions held in May. Commissioning and installation of the wind turbines are expected for the second half of 2018.

Signing the contract in Amsterdam, Executive Vice President of Vestas Sales, Juan Araluce, said: “This contract proves Vestas’ capability to add value for our customers by providing competitive and tailor-made solutions that meet their specific needs. In this case, each wind park required different turbine models to optimise performance at the lowest cost of energy and we are proud to see that, once again, Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables has put its trust in our products and expertise”. The renewables branch of Gas Natural Fenosa, one of the leading utilities worldwide, has installed more than 400 MW of Vestas’ turbines in Spain, the latest installed in 2016.

Vestas designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines across the globe, and with 87 GW of wind turbines in 76 countries, it has installed more wind power than anyone else. Through its industry-leading smart data capabilities and more than 73 GW of wind turbines under service, it uses data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Vestas has more than 22,700 employees worldwide.

The company’s vision is ‘to be the global leader in sustainable energy solutions’. Its mission is ‘to deliver best-in-class energy solutions for the benefit of Vestas’ customer and the planet’. In addition, it’s 4 key objectives are: 1) To be the global leader in the wind power plant solutions market; 2) To be the global leader in the wind service solutions market; 3) to have the lowest cost of energy solutions and 4) to be the best in class global operations.

July 16th 2018
ABB Wins Big: $150m Order To Grid-Connect World’s Largest Offshore Wind-Farm

ABB has won orders worth over $150 million from Danish energy company, Ørsted (previously Dong Energy), to supply a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit renewable wind energy from Hornsea Project Two, slated to be the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Upon completion; in addition to powering 1.3 million homes, it will also provide the additional power supply to support economic growth in the UK’s Humber region and help the UK meet its target of generating 15 per cent of energy needs from renewable sources by 2020.

July 11th 2018
Benelux Infrastructure Forum Returns To Amsterdam For 17th Consecutive Year

Registration is now open for the 17th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum. The industry-leading event for the Benelux region is returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands on the 21st and 22nd November 2018 for its 17th consecutive year. This year’s event will focus on exploring new financing mechanisms and alternative markets. It will also include an in-depth look at the different project financing models within the Benelux region for infrastructure projects, including; Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), institutional investment schemes, pension funds, debt financing, government funding, project refinancing, and more.


 

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