Vestas books order for Alta wind farm

Vestas received an order for 73 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines for a 219 MW expansion of the Alta Wind Energy Center near Tehachapi, Calif.

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Twenty-seven turbines were installed at the site in 2010. The order was placed by units of Alta Wind Holdings LLC, a unit of Terra-Gen Power LLC.

The contract includes delivery and commissioning along with a five-year service and maintenance agreement for the 300 MW project. Delivery is scheduled for fall 2011 and commissioning is expected in late 2011.

In July 2010, Vestas also won a 570 MW order from Terra-Gen for 190 V90-3.0 MW turbines for the Alta Wind Energy Center. The project was completed in April 2011.

Southern California Edison signed a 1,550 MW power purchase agreement with the Alta Wind Energy Center.

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