DTEK orders more Vestas turbines for 500-MW wind project in Ukraine

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June 16 (Renewables Now) - Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has received an order for the 372-MW second phase of the 500-MW DTEK Tiligul wind project in Ukraine.

The renewables subsidiary of Ukrainian energy company DTEK has ordered 62 units of the V162-6.0MW turbines for installation at a hub height of 125 metres.

Including the turbines that will be supplied for the 126-MW first phase of the project, this is Vestas’ largest order in Eastern Europe, according to the announcement. The initial contract was received in March 2021.

Vestas will provide services for both phases under a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) deal. The entire wind power complex is expected to be commissioned at the end of the third quarter of 2022.

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