VIDEO From Vestas Wind Systems AS Available on Vestas Receives 50 MW Order for Wind-Power Project in New Mexico

Dec 20, 2010, 15:09 ET from

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Vestas has received a 50.4 MW order for 28 V100-1.8 MW wind turbines from Element Power for the first phase of the 99 MW Macho Springs Wind Energy Project in Luna County, New Mexico. The contract includes delivery and commissioning along with a 10-year turbine service and maintenance agreement. Delivery is scheduled for early 2011 and commissioning is expected in mid-2011. Element Power has an option to purchase an additional 27 V100-1.8 MW wind turbines for the second phase of the project, which is targeted to proceed as early as next year. This order marks Vestas' 14th North American deal announced in 2010, totaling 1,784 MW among four turbine types. Five Vestas customers have ordered V100-1.8 MW turbines in the last six months for projects in the United States and Canada. Available content includes generic b-roll.

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