US deals for Vestas and Nordex

UNITED STATES: European manufacturers Nordex and Vestas have announced new turbine supply deals in the US totalling 329MW.

Nordex will supply AW125/3000 turbines to E.on's Texan project

Nordex has won the order from E.on to supply 76 AW125 3MW turbines to the Bruenning's Breeze project in Willacy County, southern Texas. 

The German utility has announced it would go ahead with the project, named after a former E.on employee in the US who died in 2014. 

The developer said the project would be its 22nd in the US, increasing its total installed capacity to over 3GW. 

The turbines, from the portfolio acquired by Nordex in its takeover of Acciona Wind Power in 2016, will be installed in 2017, with commissioning expected by the end of the year. 

Elsewhere, Vestas has secured a 101MW deal from an unnamed customer to supply 28 V126 and V117 3.45MW turbines optimised to produce 3.6MW output. Turbine delivery is also expecred in 2017.