Published On: Sat, Dec 30th, 2017

Vestas to supply turbines for Vicente Guerrero wind power project in Mexico

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Energy industry news : Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has pocketed a supply order from Compania Eolica Vicente Guerrero for wind turbines for the latter’s 118MW wind power project in Mexico named as the Vicente Guerrero wind park.

As per the contract, Vestas will supply and install six V136-3.45 and 27 V136-3.45 MW units for the new wind power project to be built in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas.

Servicios y Desarrollos Energéticos and Inver Management will be responsible to execute the project management.

Vestas’ contract also comes with a 20-year Active Output Management service agreement.

Wind power project

Wind power project. Image courtesy of kongsky at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Commenting on the order bagged for the Vicente Guerrero wind power project in Mexico, Juan Araluce – the Chief Sales Officer of Vestas, said: “GEMEX and Vestas together pioneered wind energy in Tamaulipas three years ago and we continue to push wind energy forward in the region.

“We have continuously set higher standards by delivering customised solutions that meet each project’s unique requirements.”

The Danish wind turbine manufacturer is expected to deliver the wind turbines during the third quarter of next year. Commissioning of the Vicente Guerrero wind power project in Mexico is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2019.

The contract takes Vestas’ order intake in Mexico in 2017 to more than 700 MW, including Mexico’s largest wind park.

With the new contract for the Vicente Guerrero wind farm project, Vestas order intake in Mexico for the current year has crossed over 700MW. This includes the order it bagged in mid-August to supply 123 V136-3.45 MW turbines from Zuma Energia for the 424MW Parque Eolico Reynosa wind power project, also located in Tamaulipas.

Angelica Ruiz Celis – Vestas Managing Director for Mexico and Northern LATAM, commenting on the on the contract won for the Vicente Guerrero wind power project in Mexico, said: “I am proud to witness first-hand how Mexico is betting on the promotion of renewable energy. In just a few years, the country has made incredible progress, becoming an example for other countries in Latin America.

“With our strong presence in the country and our long-term localisation plan, Vestas is very well positioned to continue supporting Mexico’s transition towards a greener economy.”

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