Vestas wins Ukraine wind order


Vestas has won a turbine order totalling 164MW from Vindkraft for the Myrnenska wind farm in the Kherson region in the the south of Ukraine.

The plant will feature 39 V150-4.2MW machines, with delivery set for later in 2019.

The contract incorporates supply, installation and commissioning of the turbine, and have also secured a 20-year output -management and service agreements, supported by VestasOnline Business SCADA solution.

Vestas Northern & Central Europe president Nils de Baar said: “With this order we continue to build on our valued cooperation with Vindkraft as well as on our position as a market leader in Ukraine.

“By deploying our V150-4.2MW we ensure the lowest cost of energy, creating maximum value for our customer’s business case.”

Vindkraft general manager Carl Sturen said: “We are pleased to continue our collaboration with Vestas in Ukraine.

“We first partnered with Vestas in 2011 and for our new wind power plant Myrnenska, we once again choose Vestas because of their leadership in wind energy and our belief that they have the necessary technology, experience and reliability to develop a relatively young market like 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 Ukraine.”

In other news, Vestas has just undertaken the drone-based inspection of 1,250 wind turbines – with a 12 week deadline.

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