Vestas delivering Vietnam’s tallest turbines in Mekong Delta wind project

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is elevating its status in Vietnam’s energy market.

The company has secured an order for 67 MW of wind capacity in two projects. Vestas says the turbines ordered will be the tallest in the country with hub heights of about 162 meters (close to 530 feet).

Vestas will supply, transport, install and commission 16 V150-4.2-MW wind turbines. The order also calls for a customized tower solutions raising the hub heights and opening up new wind resources and speeds at the higher level.

“These projects feature the tallest towers in Vietnam and showcases Vestas’ ability to optimize the value proposition for our client and develop site-specific solutions for all wind sites.” said Clive Turton, President of Vestas Asia Pacific. “With the strong traction we are gaining in the country over the last few months, I am confident that we will be playing a big part in the future development of Vietnam’s renewable energy market.”

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Rod Walton