Wind Power

09 Dec 2021

Vestas Wins 235MW US Order

09 Dec 2021  by   

Vestas has secured a 235MW turbine order from Invenergy for the 235MW Sapphire Sky wind farm in the US state of Illinois.

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The project will feature a mix of V150-4.2MW and V136-3.6MW turbines.

Delivery starts in the second quarter of 2022 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of the same year.

The order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a 10-year active output management 5000 service agreement.

Vestas North America president Laura Beane said: “We are pleased to partner once again with Invenergy, a global leader in sustainable energy, and expand the renewable energy sector in Illinois with the Sapphire Sky project.

Invenergy executive vice president and construction business leader Bryan Schueler said: “As a leader in wind operations, it’s partnerships like our engagement with Vestas that ensure we continue to develop a best-in-class fleet.

“At Invenergy, safety, efficiency, and operational excellence are top of mind throughout the construction process and we pride ourselves on working with project partners that share those same goals.

“We look forward to deepening our investment and footprint in our home state of Illinois alongside Vestas.”

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