Vestas secures order for 21 MW from Vindkraft Ukraina LLC for their wind power plants Beregovaya and Stavki in the Kherson region. Vindkraft and Vestas have already commissioned the 9 MW Novorossiske wind power plant in 2011/12.
The contract comprises supply, installation and commissioning of seven V112-3.0 MW wind turbines, along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. Delivery is planned to start at the end of the third quarter of 2013 and commissioning is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2013.
“We are pleased to continue our collaboration with Vestas in Ukraine. We are determined to develop a project portfolio of wind power plants in Kherson to contribute to the overall growth of renewable and green energy production in this country. We partnered with Vestas in 2011 to develop our projects Novorossiske 1 and Novorossiske 2, both equipped with V112-3.0 MW. For our new wind power plants Beregovaya and Stavki we once again choose Vestas because of their leadership in the wind energy business and our belief that they have the necessary technology, experience and reliability to develop a young market like Ukraine,” said Vindkraft’s Managing Director, Carl Sturen.
The wind power plants with a total capacity of 21 MW will contribute to Ukraine’s goal of increasing the country’s wind energy capacities. The wind power plants Beregovaya and Stavki will produce more than 70 GWh per year, enough green energy to cover the residential electricity consumption of more than 15,000 Ukrainian households.
As of December 31, 2012, Vestas has delivered 523 V112-3.0 MW turbines worldwide representing a total capacity of more than 1.5 GW, and has received more than 3 GW of firm orders for this model.