Etiqueta: wind turbines

Vestas wins 100 MW deal in Argentina

The order for the Corti wind project takes Vestas' firm order intake in Argentina since December 2016 to 225 MW Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Greenwind S.A, a subsidiary of Pampa Energía, one of the largest power companies in Argentina, to supply 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the 100 MW Corti wind park in the Bahía Blanca, Argentina. The order is an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract and comprises supply, installation, civil works and commissioning of the wind turbines. A 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement is also included to ensure optimal operation of the wind farm at all times. Turbine delivery is planned for the third quarter of 2017, while commissioning is expected for the second quarter of 2018. Argentina has committed to reach 20 percent renewable energy by the end of 2025 and recently passed the...

Velatia is leading the Nautilus project

Companies such as Astilleros Murueta, Tamoin, Vicinay Marine and Tecnalia Technology Centre are participating in the NAUTILUS project, which is included within the “Collaboration Challenges” programme of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO)The NAUTILUS project, led by Velatia and funded by the “Collaboration Challenges of the State Research, Development and Innovation Programme Oriented to Society Challenges”, of the Spanish Ministry for Economy and Competitiveness, aims to develop a floating structure for offshore wind energy that allows a cost reduction of power generated, as well as its open sea demonstration and subsequent marketing. The project, which is estimated to last for the 2014-2016 period, is conducting full-scale validation tests using floating offshore platform. This platform must meet cost competitiveness criteria, as well as being able...