The first 3MW wind turbine in Ukraine is installed

First V112 3MW in Ukraine: erecting processVindkraft Ukraina has erected its first Vestas wind turbine. The turbine model is a Vestas V112-3.0 MW.

We are pleased to announce the completion of the installation of the first 3.0 MW wind turbine in Ukraine. V112 which is the newest model from Vestas, and also the first Vestas turbine on the Ukrainian market.

The order consists of supply, installation and commissioning of the V112, along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA system.

A service agreement has been signed and the turbine is in commercial operation under the "Green Tariff" since May 1, 2012.

 

 

 

We have partnered up with Vestas because of their leadership in the wind energy business and our belief that they have the necessary technology, experience, reliability and overall strength that it takes to develop a new market like Ukraine,” says Vindkraft’s Managing Partner, Fredrik Svinhufvud. “We set the goal of being one of the first private wind farm operators in Ukraine in order to demonstrate that this technology has a bright future here. With Vestas as a partner, we were able to do this with full confidence in the business case for our project and hopefully also for our future projects.

“It is a pleasure to announce that we have entered into yet another new market,” says Hans Jorn Rieks, President of Vestas Central Europe. “Ukraine has excellent wind resources for development, and Vestas is very satisfied to have found in Vindkraft an excellent customer to be part of the development of Ukraine’s wind energy sector.”

Some more data can be found in this Vestas press release.

 


 

Photos of the turbine:

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