Vestas wins order for Italian wind power plant

Vestas OMX: VWS has received an order for a total capacity of 56 MW consisting of 28 V90-2.0 MW wind turbines for the “Castellaneta” wind farm, which will be located in the Apulia region, Italy.

Vestas has received an order for a total capacity of 56 MW consisting of 28 units of the V90-2.0 MW platform for the “Castellaneta” wind farm, which will be located in the Apulia region, Italy.

The order has been placed by Tozzi TRE S.p.A. a company of the Tozzi Holding Group that develops and manages renewable energy generating plants. The company, which has been building wind, hydro, photovoltaic and biomass power plants, has an installed wind base of about 250 MW.

Delivery of the first turbines is expected to start during the second quarter of 2012 and the project is expected to be commercially operational before the end of 2012.
The "Castellaneta" wind power plant will produce approx 162,000 MWh per year, which corresponds to an annual saving of 63,000 tons of CO2 emissions.

Furthermore, it will provide enough electricity to cover the residential electricity consumption of more than 143,000 people in Italy.
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