Vestas receives 82MW Polish deal from Iberdrola

POLAND: Vestas has received an 82MW order from Iberdrola to go to a project in north-west Poland.

The deal includes Vestas V90 2MW turbine

The Marszewo project will be located north-west of Slupsk and use 22 V80 and 19 V90 2MW turbines. Delivery is expected to start by the end of the year with a view to bringing the project online by 2013.

A three-year maintenance deal is included in the contract.

Iberdrola has a PLN 632 million (€143.6 million) deal with energy group Tauron to build and operate the project, which was signed in January.

Marszewo is Tauron's third Polish wind project. The company operates a 30MW wind farm in Zagorze, and a 30.75MW facility in Lipinki.

To date, Iberdrola has been awarded contracts to build Polish wind farms with a combined 280MW capacity. Iberdrola also has 160.5MW of installed wind power in Poland.

This includes the 90MW Karscino plant, a 40.5MW facility in Kisielice, 18MW in Malbork, and a 12MW wind farm in Orzechowce. The company is also building 70MW in Korsze and 24MW in Bystra.