Vestas wins contract for Ariano Irpino wind park from CEA

Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbine

Vestas announced that Campo Eolico Ariano (CEA), a subsidiary of the W.E.B Group, has placed a 84 MW order for the Ariano Irpino wind park, to be located in the Campania Region, Italy.

The contract includes the supply and installation of 20 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as a 25-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, Vestas said.

“Since the Ariano project is W.E.B’s biggest project so far, it marks another important milestone for the growth of WEB,” said Frank Dumeier, W.E.B’s global CEO.

Andrea Tisot, W.E.B’s country manager for Italy, said: “The Ariano project will also be a top ten Italian windpark in terms of dimension.”

“We expect the reliability of our technology and our unmatched service experience to provide long-term business case certainty and help our customer optimize their projects’ energy production,” Francesco Amati, Vestas General Manager Italy & Turkey, said.

Vestas said wind turbine delivery and commissioning are expected for the second half of 2023.

Vestas has installed over 4.9 GW in Italy since 1991. It also adds to the more than 1.8 GW of contracts signed by Vestas in Italy’s auction system.