Vestas wins order for the largest wind farm in Greece

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply and install 25 units of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6-MW power-optimized mode. The turbines will be installed at the Kassidiaris wind park complex in the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece.

Vestas V136 Wind Turbine

Eltech Anemos S.A.has placed an order for 90 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in power-optimized mode.

“Vestas has shown great understanding of the project’s specific requirements and provided their latest technology, solutions and wind expertise to achieve the best returns,” said Dr. A. Fragoulis, Technical Director of Eltech Anemos S.A. “By using the V136-3.45 MW in its 3.6-MW power-optimized mode, the project will exceed the initial target for performance and benefits.

The contract comprises of supply and installation of the wind turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service agreement to optimize energy output at all times. Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2018.

“Building the largest wind park in Greece underlines Vestas’ market-leading position and we are pleased to partner with Eltech Anemos S.A. once again for another landmark project,” said President of Vestas Mediterranean, Marco Graziano.

“By introducing the V136-3.45 MW to the Greek market in 3.6 Power Optimized Mode, we are also raising the bar for energy output in the market and I am confident the Kassidiaris project will strengthen our partnership even further,” he added.

In 2015, Vestas signed the 40-MW Lyrkio project with Eltech Anemos S.A. and has in total installed around 1.3 GW of wind turbines in Greece.

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