Turbines head stateside

Vestas has received an order for 109 units of its V82 1.65MW wind turbine from the North American division of E.ON Climate & Renewables.


Vestas has received an order for 109 units of its V82 1.65MW wind turbine from the North American division of E.ON Climate & Renewables, a division of E.ON which entered the North American market through the acquisition of Airtricity North America.


The order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a five-year service and maintenance agreement.


Delivery of the turbines is scheduled to begin at the end of 2008 and will continue through the first quarter of 2009.


Commissioning is expected to be completed mid-2009.


E.ON Climate & Renewables operates a wind portfolio of over 1,100MW and has over 3,000MW of wind generating capacity in advanced stages of development.