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Danish Windmill Company, Vestas enters into a gigantic contract with the French



  

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Friday, 01 July 2011
Danish wind Power Company, Vestas will gets busy supplying turbines to French EDF Energies Nouvelles in the coming years.

The two parties have signed an agreement which obliges EDF Energies Nouvelles to buy at least half of all of its onshore wind turbines in Europe - and at least 30 percent of all of its onshore wind turbines in the U.S. from Vestas. The wind turbines will be delivered in the period from 2012 to 2014.

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The agreement is expected to make Vestas to have a potential to produce windmill of up to 2000 MW or more. A windmill, which stands on land, typically has a size between two to three MW.
“The framework agreement is the result of close cooperation and a strong relationship between EDF Energies Nouvelles and Vestas,” says CEO of Vestas Ditlev Engel, in a statement.

EDF Energies Nouvelles will under the framework agreement with Vestas further develop its business activities in France, Italy and Greece. Additionally, the company will create new plants with Vestas in the U.S., Britain, Germany and Poland as well as in several emerging markets.
As part of the framework agreement, the partners have signed a firm order of 80 MW of projects in Europe. Meanwhile, an agreement of 100 MW, Vestas announced on the 8th of November 2010, is also included in the agreement.
By Scancomark.se Team


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