Vestas secures 221MW order for North Kyle wind park in Scotland

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Vestas, a Danish wind turbine manufacturer, has received a firm order for the North Kyle wind park in East Ayrshire, Scotland.

The order, placed by North Kyle Wind Farm Limited, a subsidiary of Brockwell Energy Limited, encompasses a total capacity of 221MW.

The order includes 49 V136-4.5 MW wind turbines and covers the complete scope of supply, delivery, and commissioning of the turbines. Once the project is finalized, Vestas will also provide long-term servicing through a 30-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. This comprehensive agreement is designed to optimize the performance and productivity of the assets of the North Kyle wind park.

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Paul Newman — Brockwell Energy Commercial Director said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Vestas on Brockwell’s flagship North Kyle project. We look forward to continuing our positive collaboration with Vestas during the construction and long-term operational phase of the project.

“Once constructed the project is expected to generate sufficient green energy to power 163,000 homes and will make a significant contribution to the UK’s net zero target.”

Vestas wins order from Brockwell Energy for the North Kyle wind park in Scotland

Vestas wins order from Brockwell Energy for the North Kyle wind park in Scotland. Photo courtesy of Vestas.

The delivery of the turbines is set to commence in the second quarter of 2024, with commissioning expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2025. The North Kyle wind park will significantly contribute to Scotland’s renewable energy goals and help meet the growing demand for clean, sustainable power in the region.

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Vestas, known for its expertise in wind energy solutions, continues to strengthen its position in the renewable energy market through strategic partnerships and the delivery of high-quality wind turbine technology. The North Kyle wind park project underscores Vestas’ commitment to supporting the transition to a more sustainable energy future.

Anna Schlasberg Wachtmeister — Vestas Vice President Sales for Northern and Central Europe said: “We are excited to partner up for the first time with Brockwell Energy Limited to deliver one of the largest onshore projects in the UK as the market scales to achieve net zero.

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“North Kyle is yet another order for the V136-4.5 MW turbine and takes Vestas beyond 4 GW under full scope service in the UK and Ireland.”

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