Vestas secures huge windmill order from Thailand

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In one year windmills from Denmark will rotate in the Southeast Asian wind. Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas have received an order of 126 megawatts for a big wind-power project in Thailand.

The order includes 70 V110-1,8 MW windmills which will be delivered, installed and put into service in the Songkla and Nakhon Si Thamarat provinces of Thailand. Placed by Thailand-based Energy Absolute PCL the order also includes a 5 year service-agreement.

The order will be the Vestas’ first large-scale wind park in Thailand and one of Southeast Asia’s largest.

“With our technologically advanced 2 MW variant turbine and our unique tower crane solution, which is well-suited for this project, Vestas can provide Energy Absolute an superior annual energy production and low cost of energy, helping to secure business case certainty for their investment,” said Chris Beaufait, President of Vestas Asia Pacific and China.

The wind turbines are expected to be delivered in 2016 with commissioning in the same year.

Vestas ranks among the world’s leading wind-turbine manufacturers, delivering wind energy in 74 countries worldwide.