to-the-point: Vestas nabs 52-MW wind turbine deal in Kazakhstan

Vestas turbines. Author: DennisM2.

January 22 (Renewables Now) - Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) will equip a 52-MW wind park in Kazakhstan as part of its first order in the Central Asian country, the company said on Monday.

Under the deal, awarded by Asian energy firm CAPEC Green Energy LLP, Vestas will deliver, install and commission its V112-3.45 MW turbines in both 3.3-MW load optimised mode and in the standard 3.45-MW rating. The machines will power the Astana wind farm which is currently being built near Kazakhstan’s capital city.

A full-scope service agreement (AOM 4000) and the VestasOnline Business SCADA solution are also included in the contract.

Vestas expects to start supplying the turbines in the third quarter of this year.

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