Month: August 2016

Vestas receives 100 MW order in Michigan

3 MW platform expansion continues in North America with V126-3.45 MW turbines in Michigan, underlining the platform’s versatility. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power (“Sempra”) for 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines.  The turbines will be deployed at the 100 MW Apple Blossom wind project in Michigan. The order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a multi-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement, a full-scope service package to maximize uptime and performance and energy production. “The turbines at Apple Blossom are another example of the increasing demand for our 3 MW platform in the U.S. The platform repeatedly proves its versatility across a variety of North American wind regimes and across the Midwestern wind belt, as our customers are benefitting from the...

Vestas wins 112 MW Norwegian order for the V126-3.45 MW turbine with de-icing system

OX2 has placed an order for 31 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power optimised mode to 3.6 MW and Vestas’ de-icing system, reinforcing Vestas’ market-leading position in Norway. The firm and unconditional order is for the Raskiftet wind park in the municipalities of Åmot and Trysil. The order includes Vestas’ advanced de-icing system, using air heaters to capture, heat, and propel air within the turbine blades. With VestasOnline SCADA integration, the de-icing system continuously monitors the turbines’ performance and engages when there is a net power production to be gained.The order also includes the Vestas Obstacle Collision Avoidance System (OCAS), an intelligent radar-based system that activates the turbines’ aviation lights when an aircraft is operating in the immediate vicinity of the wind park....