Borusan-EnBW Partners With Vestas For 207 MW Wind Project
Turkish renewable energy company Borusan EnBW Enerji said on Friday it has signed a deal for the supply and maintenance of 207 megawatts (MW) in wind turbines with Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems for a project in Turkey.
The total cost of the project, involving the installation of four brand-new wind farms and capacity expansion at Borusan WnBW’s existing Banridma wind farm in the Balikesir province, exceeds $300 million (221 million euro), Borusan WnBW Enerji CEO Mehmet Acarla said in a statement, adding that the project will be completed in 2015.
The four new wind farms – Mut, Fuatres, Harmanlik and Koru, will be located in the provinces of Mersin, Izmir, Bursa and Canakkale.
Borusan EnBW, a joint venture between Turkish conglomerate Borusan Holding and German utility EnBW, currently has a 60 MW wind farm and a 50 MW hydro power plant in operation, according to information from its website.
For details: http://www.borusanenbw.com.tr/
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