EDF signs deal with Vestas for up to 750 MW of wind turbines in U.S.

September 13, 2013 09:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EDF Renewable Energy today announced it has closed on a Master Supply Agreement (MSA) with Vestas for up to 750 MW of wind turbine generators. The agreement covers the supply of Vestas V100-2.0 MW turbines for multiple U.S. projects beginning construction in 2013.

“This agreement builds on the longstanding relationship between our two companies in Europe, as well as recent collaboration in North America through the Blackspring Ridge project in Alberta,” commented Ryan Pfaff, Executive Vice President of EDF Renewable Energy. “With the MSA in place, EDF Renewable Energy is well positioned to progress key U.S. wind projects that will support near-term domestic manufacturing and construction jobs, and provide competitively priced, clean energy for our nation’s long-term energy security.”

EDF Renewable Energy’s U.S. portfolio spans 16 states with 4,000 MW of developed projects and an installed capacity of 1,962 MW.

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 4 gigawatts of developed projects with 1.9 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