Dong awards contract for 330 MW UK wind power plant

Dong Energy has awarded MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S an order to develop a 330-MW wind facility in the Irish Sea off the northwest coast of England. Dong Energy

The order is for 40 V164 8-megawatt (MW) turbines, Vestas Wind systems A/S, one of the company’s parents, said in a regulatory statement. The contract covers supply and commissioning of the wind turbines and a five-year service contract at Dong’s Walney Extension West project, it said.

MHI Vestas is a joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. Its 8-MW turbines can each generate at slightly more than 8 MW.


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