September 28 (Renewables Now) - Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has received the first orders for the V136-4.2 MW wind turbine in North America, the company announced on Thursday.
Located at various sites in the country, the multiple projects for which the company received contracts have a combined capacity of 146 MW. The orders include the supply, installation and commissioning of turbines and five-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreements.
The Danish wind turbine supplier expects to begin deliveries in the third quarter of 2019, with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of the year. It did not give details about the projects in question.
“We’re pleased to bring Vestas’ 4 MW platform and installation capabilities to Canada to unlock record-breaking low wind costs across the country,” said Chris Brown, president of Vestas’ sales and service division in the US and Canada.