Vestas receives 96-MW order from Engie for Mexican wind farm

Vestas turbines. Author: DennisM2.

March 22 (Renewables Now) - Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has received a firm turbine order totalling 96 MW for the Tres Mesas IV wind project developed by French utility Engie SA (EPA:ENGIE) in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.

Vestas will supply and install 24 units of its 4-MW wind turbines with 150-metre rotors, which will make a debut in Mexico, the Danish turbine maker said Thursday. The company will also provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services under a 25-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) agreement.

The 73-metre blades and wind turbine towers will be manufactured in Mexico.

The wind park will be built in the municipality of Llera. Commercial operations are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2020.

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