Vestas to implement site specific and cost optimised solutions to Akuo Energy’s wind projects in Poland

Vestas to implement site specific and cost optimised solutions to Akuo Energy’s wind projects in Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 12-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces a 132 MW order from a worldwide player in Renewable Energy, Akuo Energy. The order is for the wind projects Wielowies, located in southern Poland and EP 44 and Gniew, located in northern Poland.

Vestas will provide tailored solutions for all three projects including site-specific rotor sizes, ratings and hub heights that will cater for specific site and transportation constraints while maximising annual energy production. The Wielowies project will feature 19 V136-3.45 MW turbines and one V126-3.45 MW turbine that will all be operating in 3.3 MW. The EP 44 project consists of 22 V110-2.0 MW turbines and the Gniew wind farm comprises 11 V110-2.0 MW.

The three wind energy projects will take advantage of VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution that will lower turbine downtime and thus optimising the energy output. Also included in the contract is supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a 15-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. Vestas expects to start turbine deliveries in the third quarter of 2020, while commissioning is planned for the third and fourth quarter of 2020.

Eric Scotto, CEO and Co-Founder of Akuo Energy commented: “This achievement is the result of AKUO’s continuous efforts to develop sustainable clean energy solutions in Poland for past years, and the result of a close cooperation with Vestas’ teams to implement site specific and cost optimised solutions despite current global high demand in the wind energy sector. We fully trust in Vestas’ capability to execute those projects within allocated the time schedule and budget, to make these projects a common new success in wind energy.”

Nils de Baar, President of Vestas Northern & Central Europe added: “This order, from our valued, long-term partner Akuo Energy, once again underlines our ability to leverage our extensive expertise across the value chain to deliver a solution that ensures clean energy at the lowest cost of energy to the Polish energy consumers. We look forward to maximising our customer’s return on investment by offering a competitive cost of energy.”

Media contact:

Christina Schmidt
Communications Partner
Vestas Northern & Central Europe
Tel: +49 40 46778 5153
Mobile: +49 (0) 160 90141736

SOURCE: Vestas



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