Wind turbine maker Vestas receives a 50 MW order in Uruguay

lunes 24 de agosto de 2015 04:39 GYT

COPENHAGEN Aug 24 (Reuters) - Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Monday it had received a 50 megawatt turbine order for a wind project in Uruguay.

The order was for 15 units of the V117-3.3 MW turbine for the Florida II project in Uruguay's region of Florida, Vestas said in a press release.

The contract includes delivery, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a 10-year service agreement. Installation of the first turbines was expected to start in the first quarter 2016 and the project is due to be completed by the third quarter 2016.

Wind turbine orders with a value above 500 million Danish crowns ($77 million) are disclosed by Vestas as stock exchange announcements, while smaller ones are published as press releases on its website.

($1 = 6.4969 Danish crowns) (Reporting by Copenhagen newsroom; editing by Sabina Zawadzki)