Omega Energia selects Vestas to power Goodnight I wind project in Texas

Omega Energia Goodnight I wind project in Texas

Omega Energia, the largest renewable energy IPP in Brazil, has selected Vestas for a 266 MW order to power the Goodnight I wind project in Texas, USA.

The order consists of 59 V136-4.5 MW turbines, as well as a 30-year Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement, designed to ensure optimized performance of the asset.

“By utilizing our 4 MW technology, Vestas looks forward to expanding wind energy in the great state of Texas alongside Omega Energia, and overseeing the successful, long-term operations of the Goodnight I wind project,” said Laura Beane, President of Vestas North America.

“Omega Energia could not have chosen a better partner to start operations in the United States. Vestas is a first-rate company, and we have extreme confidence to rely on Vestas turbines for our first project in Texas, Goodnight 1,” said Antonio Bastos, founder of Omega Energia.

Vestas said the order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines. Turbine delivery begins in the second quarter of 2023 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2023.