With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 11/2011 of 31 March 2011, Vestas has signed a contract for a total capacity of 150 MW for projects in Brazil.
The order comprises 75 units of the 2 MW platform turbines for the following projects: Ventos de Sao Miguelm, Renascença I, Renascença II, Renascença III and Renascença IV located at Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil. The order has been placed by Energisa S.A. through the companies established for this purpose belonging to the Energisa Group. The Energisa Group has significant operations in the electricity generation and supply segments in Brazil through its five distributors, including: Energisa Sergipe (SE), Energisa Paraíba (PB), Energisa Borborema (PB), Energisa Minas Gerais (MG) and Energisa Nova Friburgo (RJ).
The contracts includes delivery, transportation, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, a VestasOnline® Business SCADA system and a five-year service and maintenance agreement with the Active Output Management package ‘AOM 5000’. The AOM 5000 is Vestas’ new service product optimising wind power plant output and minimising customer risk. Since it was officially launched at EWEA 2011 in Brussels earlier this month, this is the very first large AOM 5000 service contract signed worldwide.
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