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Vestas Receives New Order in Italy for 38 MW Project

Aarhus, Denmark - The world's leading wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has signed a new contract in Italy for the Monteverde wind park to be installed in Avellino province in the south of Italy.

The 38 MW order was placed by Tozzi Sud S.P.A for the supply and installation of eight V117-3.45 MW turbines and three V112-3.45 MW turbines. The project was awarded at Italy’s last energy auction.

The order comprises the supply and installation of the eleven wind turbines as well as a 10 year service contract. Turbine delivery is expected for the first quarter of 2018, whilst commissioning is planned for the second quarter of 2018.

According to the company, with this new contract, Vestas has announced 76 MW of new orders for Italy in 2017. As Vestas points out, the company currently is the undisputable leader in the country with over 40 percent of the total wind energy installed in Italy.

Source: IWR Online, Oct 10 2017