Vestas has obtained a 53 MW order from Thuan Binh Wind Power Joint Stock Company (TBW), a local developer of two wind projects in Vietnam.
Vestas will supply, deliver, build and commission a total of 13 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered at different power ratings to maximize the energy output of the projects.
The two projects–Phu Lac Phase 2 wind farm and Loi Hai 2 wind farm–are situated in the provinces of Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan on the south-central coast of Vietnam. This is the second time that Vestas will be collaborating with TBW, which owns the 24 MW Phu Lac Phase 1 wind farm commissioned in 2015 with 12 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines.
“It is great to be able to partner with TBW once again for these two wind farms, following our previous co-operation back in 2015. As the deadline for Vietnam’s Feed-In-Tariff quickly approaches, our partnership with TBW still enables us to deliver these projects within the time limit, maximizing the benefits to our customer and to the Vietnam wind industry.”Clive Turton, president of Vestas Asia Pacific.
“Five years ago, Vestas was the turbine supplier of an EPC contract that TBW signed for the 24 MW Phu Lac 1 wind farm. The wind farm has been a showcase piece for us especially after winning Asian Power Award 2017 – Wind Power Project of the Year, and with Vestas’ turbines exceeding all contractual expectations so far. TBW is thrilled to be working directly with Vestas this time for our next two wind projects with a total capacity of 53 MW. We would like to thank Vestas for the good job done at Phu Lac 1 and look forward to more successes with Phu Lac Phase 2 and Loi Hai 2 wind farms.”Mr. Bui Van Thinh, CEO of TBW.
The order also contains a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for both projects, intended to increase energy production at the site. With a performance-based availability guarantee, Vestas can provide the customer with long-term business case assurance.
Projects are expected to be commissioned in the third quarter of 2021.