Vestas Wind Systems A/S: Vestas wins 25 MW EnVentus order in Türkiye
News release from Vestas Mediterranean
Madrid, 29 September 2023
Sanko Holding has placed a 25 MW order for the Akyel wind park, to be located in the Karaman Region, Türkiye. The contract includes the supply and installation of four V162-6.2 MW wind turbines, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement.
"I would like to thank Sanko Holding for their trust in Vestas' EnVentus platform. So far, we have signed over 150 MW in EnVentus orders in Türkiye, which shows the suitability of Vestas' modular technology for the Turkish market", says General Manager of Vestas Türkiye, Levent Ishak.
Hakan Yıldırım, CEO of Sanko Energy, says "Vestas has been an invaluable partner in our pursuit of sustainable energy growth. Today, we celebrate the signing of a capacity expansion agreement for a 25 MW wind farm, which adds to our existing 50 MW wind farm. This month, we proudly integrated a 50 MW solar plant as a hybrid system at our Akyel wind farm, boosting our total capacity to 100 MW. With this latest wind capacity expansion, our Akyel facility alone will reach 125 MW. Looking ahead, Sanko Energy is committed to a bold vision: doubling our current 1,000 MW installed capacity within the next decade. Our primary focus will remain on harnessing the power of wind and solar. We firmly believe that Vestas will continue to play a pivotal role in our growth journey, today and in the future."'
Turbine delivery is planned for the first half of 2024, whilst commissioning is expected for Q4 2024.
Vestas installed Türkiye's first wind turbine in 1984 and has since then delivered over 2 GW of wind capacity to the country.
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