Vestas to supply turbines for 198-MW Bluestem wind project in Oklahoma

Vestas Wind Systems A/S said Dec. 24 that it has received a firm and unconditional order out of Oklahoma for sixty of its V117-3.3 MW turbines with a total capacity of 198 MW.

The customer is RES America Construction Inc./Renewable Energy Systems. The turbines are for the Bluestem project. The contract includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a five-year Active Output Management 4000 service agreement.

Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin in third quarter of 2016, with commissioning planned for the fourth quarter of 2016.

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