Vestas wins order for 105 MW in Ukraine

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Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S has been awarded a contract for a 105 MW wind project in Ukraine. The DTEK Group has ordered 35 V112-3.0 MW turbines that constitute the second stage of the Botievo project, located in the coastal area of the Zaporozhye region, near the village of Botievo. Summing Botievo 1 and 2, the wind power plant will have a total capacity of 195 MW.

In the autumn of 2012, Vestas installed and commissioned 30 V112-3.0 MW turbines in the first stage of the Botievo project. The new order includes supply, installation and commissioning of 35 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines, together with a SCADA system and a service agreement. The turbines are planned to be delivered at the end of 2013 and are scheduled to be commissioned in the summer of 2014.

“The construction of a wind power plant of such size requires selecting the best suppliers of wind power equipment,” states Guerman Ainbinder, Director of Wind Power LLC, who is part of the DTEK Group. “During the first stage of the Botievo wind farm construction, Vestas has proven itself a reliable partner, and we are confident that our cooperation during the second stage of the project, the most advanced wind power plant in Ukraine, will be successful.” Thomas Richterich, President of Vestas Central Europe, says: “We are happy that DTEK demonstrates full confidence in the quality of our partnership and technology and the business case certainty we offer.”

Katharina Garus

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