Vestas Bags 58 MW Order for Wind project in Australia
In partnership with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of the multinational power company Naturgy Group, Vestas has secured a 58 MW deal for Crookwell 3 Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia. The project will feature 16 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode which Vestas will supply and install. Upon completion, Vestas will also deliver a 15-year Active Output Management 5000 service agreement. This agreement will optimise energy production while also providing long-term business case certainty.
Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2022, with commissioning to commence in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Crookwell 3 Wind Farm is set to power approximately 40,000 homes and create around 95 jobs during its construction. This project is located in the proximity of Crookwell 1 which was the first wind farm to be established in New South Wales when commissioned in 1998, successfully operating today, the 5 MW project features 8 of Vestas’ V44-600 kW wind turbines.