Vestas handed 148MW US order

UNITED STATES: Vestas has been awarded a contract by First Wind to supply 48 3MW turbines to a wind project in Maine, north-east US.

The Danish manufacturer will provide its V112-3.0 MW turbines to the Oakfield project.

The supply-only contract also includes a ten-year service agreement starting when delivery takes place in the second quarter of 2015.

The US developer has projects in six US states, with five projects in Maine. They are the 42MW Mars Hill, the 60MW Rollins Wind, the 34MW Bull Hill and two projects at Stetson Wind with a capacity of 57MW and 26MW.