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Vestas Wins 68-Megawatt Wind Turbine Order From SSE Farm in U.K.

October 02, 2012

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS), the world’s biggest wind turbine maker, said it won a 68-megawatt order from a wind farm in eastern England owned by SSE Plc. (SSE)

SSE’s Keadby wind farm near Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire ordered 34 V90 2-megawatt turbines, Aarhus, Denmark-based Vestas said today in a statement on its website. Installation is due to start next summmer, with the project expected to be completed a year later, Vestas said.

When completed, the farm will be the largest onshore wind park in England, producing enough power for as many as 47,000 homes, Vestas said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Morales in London at amorales2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Amanda Jordan at ajordan11@bloomberg.net


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