Vestas secures 300 MW order of EnVentus turbines for Goose Creek Wind

Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbine

Vestas has received a 300 MW order from Apex Clean Energy to power the Goose Creek Wind project in Illinois, USA. The order consists of 50 V162-6.2 MW turbines delivered in 6.0 MW operating mode.

The order includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, designed to ensure optimised performance of the asset.

Mark Goodwin, President and CEO of Apex Clean Energy, said: “Through this partnership with Vestas, Apex was able to tailor Goose Creek to Piatt County’s needs, demonstrating an unmatched commitment to working with the local community.”

The project will support nearly 400 construction jobs, eight long-term positions, and approximately $200 million in tax revenue and landowner payments in Illinois.

Vestas said turbine delivery begins in the third quarter of 2023 with commissioning scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2023.