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Vestas bags order with large potential

A French project developer nominates the Danish wind turbine manufacturer for its first project in Finland. Initially, the order entails 71 MW, but it leaves room for a tenfold increase.

Visualization of the Suolakangas project | Photo: Valorem Energie

Vestas has secured an order of 71.4 MW. French project developer Valorem, which has previously selected the Danish manufacturer's wind turbines for other projects in the country, brings its customer along to its first two wind farms in Finland. Here, 17 units of the type V150-4.2 MW will be delivered. The turbines are expected to enter operation from late 2020, states Vestas.

These are large turbines, whose delivery will be accompanied by an extensive service agreement – AOM5000 – lasting 25 years. But the biggest part of the order is perhaps its further potential. Valorem has entered a partnership with Finnish developer Megatuuli, which has a more considerable portfolio in the Nordic region.

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