OX2 orders 41 V126-3.45 MW turbines with de-icing technology from Vestas for their largest wind power project to date

OX2 has placed an order for 41 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power optimised mode to 3.6 MW and Vestas’ de-icing technology for their largest wind power project to date.

MALMÖ, 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OX2 has placed an order for 41 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power optimised mode to 3.6 MW and Vestas’ de-icing technology for their largest wind power project to date.

This is the third time OX2 has placed an order for Vestas turbines in 2016, reinforcing the two companies’ strong collaboration and market position in the Nordic region. The firm and unconditional order is for the Lehtirova wind farm at the border of the Gällivare and Pajala municipalities in northern Sweden.

The order includes the Vestas de-icing system, which ensures a continuous and strong turbine performance in cold climate conditions. See more here on Vestas Cold Climate Solutions.

“With the Lehtirova wind farm, we will further strengthen our long-standing relationship with Vestas as well as our market position in Northern Europe as a leading developer and EPC supplier. Lehtirova will be OX2’s largest wind power project to date, and we look forward to building it together with Vestas”, says Paul Stormoen, Managing Director of OX2 Wind.

Klaus Steen Mortensen, President of Vestas Northern Europe, adds that “We are very pleased that OX2 has decided to continue building on the already great relationship with Vestas – this time with an order for their largest ever wind park. And we are happy knowing that the order for our upgraded 3 MW platform, accompanied by Vestas’ de-icing technology, will ensure full power-curve capacity in cold northern Sweden, where the wind farm will be located”.

The order includes supply, installation, and commissioning of the turbines as well as a 15-year Active Output Management service agreement (AOM5000). Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2018.

For more information, please contact:
Kresten Ø. Christensen
Director, Marketing, Comms. & Public Affairs
Vestas Northern Europe
Tel: +46725125894
Email: kroch@vestas.com

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 76 GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 63 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 21,700 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

SOURCE: Vestas

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