Vestas wins 216MW Northwind offshore deal

BELGIUM: Developer Northwind NV has signed a contract with Vestas to supply 72 V112 3MW turbines for the Northwind offshore wind farm planned for construction on the Bank Zonder Naam off the coast of Zeebrugge in Belgium.

Vestas V112 turbine will be used on the project
Vestas V112 turbine will be used on the project

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The contract will include a 15-year service contract and installation is expected to begin next year.

Northwind, owned by Colruyt Group and Aspiravi Offshore, was also involved in the Belwind Bligh Bank 1 offshore wind farm, for which Vestas also supplied the turbines.

CEO of Northwind Frank Coenen said: "I hope to be taking the many lessons learned from the Bligh Bank project and actively putting these to good use when constructing this new offshore wind farm."

The project on the Bank Zonder Naam in the North Sea received a concession from the Federal Belgian Authorities in 2007 under the Eldepasco name

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