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Vestas receives 48 MW order for first V117 turbines in Italy

Contracts for the two wind power plants in Basilicata include supply, installation and commissioning of six V117-3.0 MW and nine V117-3.3 MW wind turbines, respectively.

Asja Ambiente Italia SpA, an international holding company that designs, builds and manages renewable power plants, placed the orders. The wind turbines are scheduled to be delivered in the third quarter of 2014 and to be commissioned before the end of 2014.

Once installed, the two wind power plants will have an estimated annual production exceeding140,000 MWh per year. According to Vestas, the expected to save the environment from almost 57,000 tons of CO2 emissions on an annual basis. Furthermore, they will provide enough electricity to cover the residential electricity consumption of more than 120,000 people in Italy.

“We are proud to be the first company to be operating Vestas’ V117-3.0 and V117-3.3 MW turbines in Italy, and we are confident that our new wind investments will be secured through the proven technology of a platform that has been installed all over the world,” said Alessandro Casale, CEO of Asja. “We look forward to the completion of the wind power plants, whose renewable energy capacity adds up to the more than 170 MW already installed and fully operational worldwide.”

 

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