Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems, the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer, has gained an order for 44 MW wind turbines for Germany. The order comprises 17 V80-2.0 MW and 5 V90-2.0 MW turbines for a number of wind power plants located near Brandenburg in eastern Germany. The order was placed by Plambeck Neue Energien AG in Cuxhaven, one of the largest wind farm developers in Germany. The turbines will be delivered during H1 2006.
Dr. Wolfgang Von Geldern, CEO of Plambeck Neue Energien AG (PNE) says: "Vestas' turbines have the innovative technology which we need for these projects".
Hans Jörn Rieks, president of Vestas Central Europe comments: "With this order, PNE has shown its confidence in Vestas and our products, and this third large order for the German market in January 2006 is a positive result of our efforts to level out the distribution of deliveries between the first and second half-year". The news was reported by financial daily newspaper Børsen and on the Vestas website.
Vestas Wind Systems has installed more than 26,000 wind turbines in more than 50 countries worldwide. The company employs 9,600 people and has production facilities in Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, UK, Spain, Sweden, Norway and Australia. In 2004, Vestas Wind Systems generated revenues of DKK 19.1 bn (USD 3.3 bn).
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