June 14 (Renewables Now) - Windar Renovables SL has secured a close to EUR-100-million (USD 112.8m) contract to deliver transition pieces for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm in the US, media in Spain reported today.
The Spanish wind tower maker is to supply 84 transition pieces for the 800-MW wind farm that being developed off the coast of Massachusetts. The contract was awarded in an international tender by Avangrid Inc (NYSE:AGR), the US unit of Spanish energy giant Iberdrola (BME:IBE).
For the Aviles-based company, the contract will bring 400-500 jobs and an estimated 900,000 billable hours of work, El Comercio writes.
The work on the Vineyard Wind farm will mark the third collaboration between Iberdrola-controlled units and Windar Renovables. Previously, Windar manufactured jacket piles for the 714-MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the UK and for the 350-MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.
(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.13)