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Vestas bags 101-MW wind EPC contract in India

Vestas turbines. Author: DennisM2.

January 7 (Renewables Now) - Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) said today it will build a 101-MW wind park in the Indian state of Gujarat for a subsidiary of Continuum Wind Energy Pvt Ltd.

The customer, Trinethra Wind & Hydro Power Pvt Ltd, has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to the Danish company in relation to a project at Rajkot.

Vestas will supply, install and commission 46 units of its V120-2.2 MW turbines and will also take care of civil and electrical work. A 15-year full scope Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement and a Vestas Online Business SCADA solution are also included in the order.

The Danish company expects to initiate turbine delivery in the first quarter of 2019 and to commission the machines by the second quarter of the year.

The particular project is designed to sell power to commercial and industrial consumers through third-party power purchase agreements (PPAs), the announcement says.

“We are encouraged by the increasing interest of commercial and industrial customers in purchasing renewable energy,” stated Arvind Bansal, CEO of Continuum Wind Energy.

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