July 2 (Renewables Now) - Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) will build a 48-MW wind park in the Dominican Republic under a newly received engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order from RGE.
Vestas will deliver and install 16 units of its V136-3.45 MW turbines in 3.0 MW Load Optimised Mode for the project in the Puerto Plata region. The company expects to ship the machines in the first quarter of 2019. Commissioning is scheduled for the third quarter of the year.
The contract includes a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement.
Vestas noted that this is its fifth project in the country for a total of 180 MW of installed and under construction capacity.