With reference to Vestas Wind System A/S’ company announcement No. 24 of 30 May 2013, Vestas has received a 90 MW order for Uruguay.
The project, which will be Vestas’ largest in Uruguay, consists of 30 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines that will be installed in Pintado, Florida, Uruguay. The turbines are scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of 2013, and the wind power plant is expected to be commissioned in the second quarter of 2014.
The contract for the Pintado wind power plant comprises delivery, installation, and commissioning of the turbines, a VestasOnline Business SCADA system as well as a 15-year Active Management Output (AOM) 5000 service agreement. The AOM 5000 service package offers customers assured performance, helping them to avoid unforeseen operational costs.
The order has been placed by Luz de Mar, Luz de Loma and Luz de Rio, special purpose companies owned by the shareholders of Compañia Forestal Uruguaya S.A. (COFUSA). COFUSA is a forestry company committed to growing, manufacturing and marketing timber products. COFUSA has been engaged in planting and forest management since 1989, owning 30,000 hectares of plantations.
As of December 31, 2012, Vestas has delivered 523 units of V112-3.0 MW turbines worldwide representing a total capacity of 1,569 MW, and it has received more than 3 GW of firm orders for this model.
The Pintado wind power plant project will have an estimated annual production of more than 381,000 MWh per year, which will save the environment from almost 117,000 tons of CO2 emissions on an annual basis.
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