Vestas Secures 77 MW Order in South Korea

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Danish wind system manufacturer Vestas has secured a 77 MW order with GS E&R for the YD1 Wind Farm in Gyeongsang-do, South Korea.

The order includes supply and supervision of installation of 18 of V136-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in 4.3 MW operating mode.

Delivery of the turbines will begin in first quarter of 2025, with commissioning scheduled for 2026.

Vestas has been active in South Korea since the first V47-660 kW installed in 2001. Since then, Vestas has installed more than 600 MW and has more than 500 MW under service.

The addition of YD1 project will further bolster our presence and expedite our contributions to the country’s climate initiatives.

“We would like to thank GS E&R for their trust in our proven solutions and we are pleased to partner with them on the YD1 project. We remain committed to contribute to the decarbonisation target of South Korea as well as the whole Asia Pacific region, through our industry-leading wind energy solutions and strong partnership with our customers.” said Purvin Patel, Vestas Asia Pacific President.

GS E&R is a combined energy plant management company and provides resource improvement, overseas power plant management, renewable power business, oil manufactured goods storage and retailing business services.