Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems, the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer, has gained an order for 53 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines for the Australian market. The order was placed by Lake Bonney Windpower Pty, a subsidiary of Babcock & Brown Wind Partners, and comprises supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a 5 year service and maintenance contract. The project is an extension of the Lake Bonney Stage 1 wind power project, to which Vestas has delivered 46 wind turbines.
Thorbjørn N. Rasmussen, president of Vestas Asia Pacific comments: "We are very happy with the continued relationship with the Babcock & Brown Group in the Australian wind energy market. When these turbines are commissioned, they will not only become part of the largest wind park in Australia to date, they will also represent a strengthening of the long-term relationship between the Babcock & Brown Group and Vestas. The news was reported by financial daily newspaper Børsen and on Vestas' website.
Vestas Wind Systems employs 10,600 people and has production facilities in Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, UK, Spain, Sweden, Norway and Australia. In 2005, Vestas Wind Systems generated revenues of DKK 26.7 bn (USD 4.3 bn), and sold wind turbines with a total power of 3,185 MW worldwide.
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