Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

Source: press release, 30 September 2022

Vestas’ V117-3.0 MW turbines at Rødby Fjord, Denmark
Vestas’ V117-3.0 MW turbines at Rødby Fjord, Denmark (photo: Vestas)

Vestas has secured a 50 MW order with Toda Corporation for the SGET Iwaizumi Wind Farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by SPARX Green Energy & Technology, the wind project will be constructed by Toda Corporation and will feature 12 units of V117-4.2 MW wind turbines.

The order includes supply and supervision of installation of turbines of which 9 will be installed on 114-metre towers and the other 3 on 84-metre towers. With the site located in complex mountainous terrain in Iwate prefecture, Vestas delivers the best solutions to meet site-specific conditions as well as customer’s needs by leveraging our industry-leading siting, project management and technology capabilities.

“We are pleased to partner with Toda Corporation and SPARX Green Energy & Technology for the project. We remain committed to contribute to Japan’s carbon neutrality goal, through our industry-leading wind energy solutions and strong partnership with our customers,” says Purvin Patel, Vestas Asia Pacific President.

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

Delivery of the turbines will begin in the second quarter of 2024, with commissioning scheduled for the third quarter of 2025.