Covid outbreak at Vestas' Ringkøbing plant costs up to EUR 54m in lost revenue

At least 25 personnel at the OEM's factory in Ringkøbing, Denmark, have tested positive for Covid-19 infection and have thus been sent home on leave.

Many employees at Vestas' plant in Ringkøbing, Denmark, are furloughed due to a larger bout of Covid-19 infection. | Photo: Ernst van Norde

Vestas is losing millions of euros in revenue after a big coronavirus outbreak has hit its plant in Ringkøbing, Denmark, reports local media Dagbladet Ringkøbing-Skjern on Monday.

"I'd prefer to not put figures on it, but as things stand at the moment, we've probably lost DKK 200-400m (EUR 27-54m)," Vestas ‎Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Tommy Rahbek Nielsen tells the media.

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