Vestas receives order from Ares for Bella wind park in Italy

Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbine

Vestas has received an order from Ares for the 52 MW Bella wind park in Bella, in the Basilicata region, Italy.

The wind contract includes the supply and installation of one V136-3.45 MW wind turbine and 14 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in different power modes, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement.

“The innovative technologies ensured by Vestas products allow us to be fully competitive on the market and grant us the highest possible yield,” said Donato Macchia, sole director of Ares.

“It is very rewarding to see how Vestas’ tailor-made solutions continue to help our customers win auction projects in Italy,” said Rainer Karan, vice president Sales Region Southern Europe and Turkey, Vestas, said.

Vestas has secured more than 1.3 GW of contracts derived from auctions in Italy, where it has installed over 4.3 GW since 1991, accounting for more than 40 percent market share.

Vestas will start the turbine delivery in the third quarter of 2021, whilst commissioning is expected for the last quarter of the same year.