EDF Energies Nouvelles will purchase a minimum of 50 per cent of all its future onshore wind installations in Europe and a minimum of 30 per cent of all its future onshore wind installations in the US from Vestas for deliveries in 2012 to 2014.

y the agreement, EDF Energies Nouvelles, a leader in renewable energy, has committed to purchase from Vestas wind turbines for a minimum of 50 per cent of all its future onshore wind installations in Europe and a minimum of 30 per cent of all its future onshore wind installations in the Unites States for deliveries in 2012 to 2014. Furthermore, today Vestas reaches firm and unconditional orders within this agreement for a total capacity of 180 MW.

The binding share of wallet agreement for the years 2012-2014 is with EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN), its European affiliates and the US subsidiary, enXco. EDF EN is one of the major players in the generation of wind power and renewable energy worldwide.

The agreement also includes a VestasOnline® Business SCADA system and contemplates the option of establishing several schemes of service and maintenance contracts in different countries in close partnership with EDF EN.

Through this frame agreement, EDF EN will further develop with Vestas their business activities in countries such as France, Italy and Greece, and will start new operations with Vestas in the USA, the UK, Germany and Poland as well as in several emerging markets.

EDF EN has selected Vestas due to its global extensive experience in siting, installation, technical operational support and service of wind power plants in all markets where EDF EN operates, as well as for its broad product portfolio, ranging from the V52-850 kW turbine to the recently launched V112-3.0 MW model.

Moreover, Vestas signed today a firm and unconditional order within this frame agreement for a total capacity of 80 MW in Europe. In addition, we can now also disclose that the 100 MW for projects in Europe mentioned in Vestas’ company announcement No. 42/2010 of 8 November 2010 have also been included in this frame agreement bringing the capacity within this agreement to 180 MW for projects in Europe. As per the customer’s request, further details of the projects cannot be disclosed.

 

Source : Vestas company announcement

 

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