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Vestas wins 72.6 MW order for one of Germany’s largest citizen-owned wind power plants

BWP Eider GmbH & Co. KG orders 22 V112- 3.3 MW turbines for Schleswig-Holstein.

Delivery of the wind turbines is planned to start in the third quarter of 2014, with commissioning is expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2014. Along with supply, installation and commissioning of the turbines, the contract comprises  a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution as well as a 15-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 5000).

“With 700 local residents investing, this power plant is a successful example for a democratic change in the energy mix,“ said Marcus Alexander Rolfs, managing director of the Eider wind power plant. When complete, the wind power plant will produce more than 190 GWh per year, enough green energy to cover the residential electricity consumption of more than 49,000 German four-person-households.

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