Wind power project in Nicaragua to use Vestas turbines

Vestas signed an order for a total capacity of 39.6 MW consisting of 22 V100-1.8 MW turbines for the Alba Rivas wind power plant in Hacienda La Fe, Rivas, Nicaragua.

The order was placed by Alba de Nicaragua S.A. (Albanisa) and comprises of supply and commissioning of the turbines, a business SCADA system and a five-year service and maintenance AOM 4000 agreement. The AOM 4000 is a full scope service contract with scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and consumables.

Delivery of the first turbines is expected to start in 4Q 2012 and the project is expected to be commercially operational during 2Q 2013.

In September 2011, Vestas received an order for a total of 39.6 MW for La Fé – San Martin Wind Farm also in Nicaragua, which is expected to be connected to the grid in June 2012.

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