Vestas takes over Chilean Senvion contracts

The Danish wind OEM secures a nice bouquet of its insolvent German counterpart's funeral flowers with an order début from an Irish project developer.

In 2015, Vestas won an order for the San Juan project in Chile, featuring the exact same capacity volume of the present announcement. | Photo: Latin America Power

Vestas has received a 185 MW order in Chile from Irish project developer Mainstream Renewable Power, which alloted the turbine maker an order for the Cerro Tigre project, consisting of 44 modified V117-4.2 MW units. Moreover, the deal entails a 20-year service contract of the type AOM 5000, Vestas informs in a statement.

"We are very glad to have signed our first contract with Mainstream Renewable Power in Chile. We share a common set of values and a vision on the need to transition to renewable energies. Hopefully we will be able to benefit them greatly with the competitiveness of our 4 MW platform," writes Vestas LATAM South Cone (Chile, Argentina & Uruguay) Sales Senior Director Andrés Gismondi in the press release.

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