Utilitas Wind and Latvenergo AS Partner with Vestas for Major Baltic Wind Project

Utilitas Wind and Latvenergo AS Partner with Vestas for Major Baltic Wind Project

(IN BRIEF) Vestas secures a 124 MW wind energy project order in Telsiai, Lithuania, from Utilitas Wind and Latvenergo AS, marking a significant advancement in the Baltic region’s renewable energy capacity. The order includes 20 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines, with Vestas providing supply, delivery, and commissioning services, alongside a long-term maintenance agreement. Construction work has commenced, with the wind farm expected to be operational by the first quarter of 2026, reinforcing the region’s commitment to sustainability and energy independence.

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 4-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has clinched a substantial 124 MW order for a wind energy project in Telsiai, Lithuania. The order, placed by Utilitas Wind and Latvenergo AS, underscores a significant stride towards enhancing renewable energy capacity in the Baltic region.

Under the agreement, Vestas will supply, deliver, and commission 20 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines for the project. Upon completion, Vestas will continue to support the project’s efficiency and performance throughout its life cycle with an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement.

Jens Pinderup, Vice President Sales Eastern Europe at Vestas, expressed pride in collaborating with Utilitas Wind for the third time across the Baltic states. He emphasized the importance of the EnVentus platform’s competitiveness in fostering energy independence in the region, while congratulating Utilitas Wind and Latvenergo AS on their commitment to the wind turbine project.

Mārtiņš Čakste, Chairman of the Management Board of Latvenergo AS, lauded Vestas’ involvement in the project, highlighting the shared values of sustainability driving both organizations.

Rene Tammist, CEO of Utilitas Wind, underscored the significance of wind energy in the Baltic region’s quest for renewable energy sources and emphasized the project’s contribution to achieving climate goals and ensuring energy security.

With turbine delivery and commissioning slated for early 2026, the project represents a pivotal step towards bolstering the region’s renewable energy infrastructure, aligning with broader sustainability objectives.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service onshore and offshore wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 179 GW of wind turbines in 88 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 149 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 30,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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Media Contact:

Yannick Kramm
External Communications Specialist, Vestas Northern & Central Europe
Mail: yankr@vestas.com
Tel: +44 (0)77 9528 4694

SOURCE: Vestas


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