Vestas secures 33 MW order for wind power project in Turkey

Vestas to supply wind turbines for the Fuat RES wind project in Izmir, Turkey

Dutch manufacturer Vestas has secured an order for 33 megawatts of wind turbines for a wind project in Izmir, Turkey. The order for the Fuat RES wind power plant will consist of 10 wind turbines that have a power production capacity of 3.3 MW each. The plant is part of a project developed by Borusan EnBW Enerji, a joint venture between German utility EnBW and Turkey-based holding company Borusan.

The turbine delivery is expected take place in the fourth quarter of 2014. 

Previously, Vestas announced it obtained an order for a total of 158.4 MW of wind turbines from Borusan EnBW for Turkish wind projects. The three power plants are estimated to have a power production capacity of more than 500,000 megawatt hours per year and provide electricity for more than 830,000 customers in Turkey. 

"Being chosen as the turbine supplier and service provider for EnBW and Borusan proves that our products and services have earned the trust of our partners during the last 30 years," Marco Graziano, president of Vestas Mediterranean, said in a statement.

More information on the wind power market in Turkey can be found on PennEnergy Research

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