Vestas gets contract to build 423-MW wind farm in Brazil

The Tres Mesas Phase III wind park in Mexico. Image source: Twitter, @fgcabezadevaca

May 5 (Renewables Now) - Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) has won a contract from Pan American Energy Energias Renovaveis to equip the 423-MW Novo Horizonte wind park in the Brazilian state of Bahia.

Under the terms of the contract, Vestas will supply and install 94 units of the V150-4.5 MW turbines. Moreover, the company will help optimise power production for 20 years as part of an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service deal.

Vestas expects the wind farm to be commissioned in 2024.

“This agreement shows Pan American Energy’s commitment to Brazil and its communities. We will keep on working and investing to become a strategic player in the energy industry in Brazil, as we are in other countries of Latin America,” commented Enrique Lusso, International Developments Vice President of Pan American Energy.

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