Vestas wins 47 MW order in Japan

Source: press release, 24 March 2021

photo: Vestas
photo: Vestas

Vestas has secured a 47 MW order with Shimizu Corporation for the Oritsume Minami 1 Wind Farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Renewable Energy Corporation, the wind project will be constructed by Shimizu Corporation and will feature 13 V105-3.45 MW turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode with 84-metre towers.

Vestas will also undertake a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for the wind farm, providing an energy-based availability guarantee to ensure optimised performance and long-term business case certainty for the customer.

“We are pleased to partner with Shimizu Corporation to deliver Oritsume Minami 1 wind farm. With our experience and expertise in developing customised solutions, we are making an important contribution towards Japan’s ambitious target of carbon neutrality,” says Purvin Patel, Vestas Asia Pacific President.

Delivery of Vestas’ turbines will begin in the first quarter of 2022, with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.