Vestas bags 47 MW order for Oritsume Minami 1 Wind Farm in Japan

Vestas Asia

Vestas has bagged a 47 MW order with Shimizu Corporation for the Oritsume Minami 1 Wind Farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan.

The wind power project is 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-meter 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 optimized 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,” said 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.