Wind Power

31 Aug 2021

Vestas to Star at 181MW Dulacca in Oz

31 Aug 2021  by   

Vestas has secured a 181MW turbine deal with RES for the Dulacca wind farm in Queensland, Australia.

The project will feature 43 V150-4.2MW machines, which Vestas will supply and install.

Delivery is expected to take place in the second quarter of 2022, with commissioning to commence in the first quarter of 2023.

The contract also includes a 30-year Active Output Management 5000 service agreement.

Vestas Australia and New Zealand head Peter Cowling said: “Thanks to our valued relationship with RES, Vestas is proud to be the sustainable energy solutions provider of choice and long-term service provider for Dulacca wind farm.

“From the delivery of the wind turbines to commissioning and maintenance, we look forward to successfully supporting this project which will contribute towards the Queensland government’s target of 50% renewables by 2030, and Australia’s broader clean energy transition.”

Vestas Asia Pacific president Purvin Patel said: “As the largest installer and maintainer of wind turbines, both globally and nationally, Vestas is pleased that customers like RES continue to choose our leading technology, market experience and broad service solutions.

“We look forward to continuing to champion RES Australia’s ambitious vision of sustainability through the successful delivery of Dulacca wind farm.”

RES Australia chief executive Matt Rebbeck said: “RES is pleased to sign our first contract in Australia with Vestas for the construction and operation of this project.

“The Dulacca wind farm will bring much needed diversity of renewables, and valued jobs to the local region.”

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