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Vestas bags yet another gargantuan order, 2019's largest

The wind turbine manufacturer supersedes yesterday's 420 MW order with an even larger contract, thus nearing 1 GW on the US market in less than 24 hours.

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Vestas' Q1 interim report from Tuesday showed a record-high order intake. However, within these last 24 hours, the books have grown by almost 1 GW. After first having announced a 420 MW order, the wind turbine manufacturer now outdoes itself late Friday morning with an order for a whopping 459 MW, which, including previously ordered equipment, totals to 503 MW, Vestas informs in a press statement.

The customer is PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. The wind turbines will go to projects TB Flats I & II, located in Wyoming, and will entail V136-4.2 MW machines fine-tuned to 4.3 MW – add to that 22 units of the smaller model V110-2.0 MW.

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