Vestas has acquired a 77 MW order to repower the Pocahontas Prairie wind challenge in Iowa, U.S., owned by MidAmerican Energy. With this order, and together with beforehand bought 2 MW platform elements, Vestas will repower the positioning’s current Gamesa G90-2.0MW generators with 24 V110-2.zero MW and 16 V110-2.2 MW wind generators, for a full challenge capability of 83 MW.
With the world’s largest put in capability and repair base, Vestas is uniquely positioned to harness operational and technical insights gained from the most important wind information repository on the planet, to develop repowering options for Vestas and non-Vestas wind generators alike.
“We’re happy to accomplice with MidAmerican Energy to repower their Pocahontas Prairie wind challenge, and use new know-how to convey prolonged life to the challenge, bringing low-cost and dependable wind vitality to the group for the long-term”, stated Jeff Fuchs, Vice President of Sales for Vestas in North America.
Repowering provides options for asset house owners going through the upper operation and upkeep prices of an getting old fleet and mitigates the complexities of sourcing spare elements for out of date know-how.
The order contains provide, set up, and commissioning of the generators in addition to multi-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service settlement, designed to make sure optimised efficiency of the asset.Turbine supply will start within the second quarter of 2021 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021.
MidAmerican Energy Company relies in Des Moines, Iowa. MEC offers electrical and pure fuel service to almost 1.6 million clients in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota.
(Source: Vestas – Image Pioneer Prairie wind farm in Iowa/EDPR)
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