June 27, 2008
Vestas Receives 100MW Wind Turbine Orders From Datang Chifeng
Denmark-based Vestas has received two orders totaling 100MW from Datang Chifeng Renewable Power, each consisting of 25 units of the V80-2MW wind turbine for the Danianzi-I and the Bolike-II projects in China.
Both projects are located 150km northeast of Chifeng in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Province of China. These contracts include supply of the turbines and towers, the VestasOnline Business supervisory control and data acquisition solution, and a two-year maintenance and service agreement.Datang Chifeng Renewable Power is a subsidiary of China Datang, a wind power developer. Delivery of the turbines is scheduled to begin at the 2008 year-end, with completion expected during the first half of 2009.
Thorbjorn Rasmussen, president of Vestas Asia-Pacific, said: "The Chifeng area in Inner Mongolia has some of the richest wind resources in China, and Vestas has a long experience dealing with the local conditions in the area. Datang is one of the leading wind power operators in China and a long-term customer of Vestas."