SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has placed a firm order with Vestas for 450 megawatt (MW) of wind turbine generators, for projects in New Mexico and Kansas. The order is part of the Master Supply Agreement (MSA) announced in September 2013.
“EDF Renewable Energy is pleased to be working with Vestas to bring an additional 450 MW of U.S. wind projects online by the end of 2015,” said Ryan Pfaff, Executive Vice President of EDF Renewable Energy. “The projects have long-term power purchase agreements in place with creditworthy counterparties, and will create new construction and long-term operations jobs in the local communities.”
“It’s a privilege for Vestas to continue working with a leading global energy company such as EDF Renewable Energy. The 450 MW of orders includes our first V110-2.0 MW project with EDF RE,” says Chris Brown, President of Vestas’ sales and service division in the United States and Canada. He continues, “The U.S. market is highly competitive and driven by cost of energy, and we are pleased that EDF Renewable Energy has such confidence in the Vestas 2.0 MW platform, especially for projects of these magnitudes.”
EDF Renewable Energy’s U.S. portfolio spans 17 states with over 5 gigawatt (GW) of developed projects and an installed capacity of 2 GW of wind, solar, biogas and biomass projects.
About EDF Renewable Energy:
EDF Renewable Energy is a leading U.S. independent power producer with more than 25 years of expertise in the renewable industry, covering all range of services from project development, management to operations and maintenance. EDF Renewable Energy specializes in wind and solar photovoltaic with presence in other segments of the renewable energy market: biogas, biomass, hydro, marine energy and storage solutions. The company develops, constructs, operates and manages renewable energy projects throughout the United States for its own accord as well as for third parties. EDF Renewable Energy’s portfolio consists of 5 gigawatts of developed projects with 2 gigawatts of installed capacity. EDF Renewable Energy is the U.S. subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles. EDF Energies Nouvelles is the renewable energy arm of the EDF group, the leading electricity company in the world. For more information visit: www.edf-re.com