Vestas bags contract for Bord na Mona Derrinlough wind project

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Vestas, a leading wind turbine maker, said it has received a 126 MW contract for the Bord na Mona Derrinlough Wind Farm Project in Ireland.

The order includes a total of 21 V150-6.0 MW EnVentus wind turbines with a site-specific hub height of 110m for a site in County Offaly, located in the Irish midlands.

Bord na Mona is committed to make an investment of over €150 million in the development of this wind power project.

The order includes supply, installation, and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, designed to ensure optimised performance of the assets.

The Derrinlough wind project will be the largest single wind farm installation in Ireland. This order marks the first deployment of the V150-6.0 MW EnVentus technology project for Vestas in Ireland,” says Juan Furones, Vice President Sales for Northern and Central Europe at Vestas.

“Following a very competitive international tender process, we are pleased to award the 21 turbine contract for Derrinlough Wind Farm to Vestas, says John Reilly, Head of Bord na Mona Renewable Energy.

The delivery and installation of the wind turbines are expected to occur in the first quarter of 2024 with the commissioning scheduled for the third quarter of 2024, Vestas said.

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