Danish wind power firm Vestas (OMX: VWS) has signed an order for a total capacity of 39.6 MW consisting of 22 units of the V100-1.8 MW turbine for the Alba Rivas wind power plant in Nicaragua.

The order has been placed by Alba de Nicaragua S.A. (Albanisa), a private company specialised in energy generation, security services, hotels, livestock breeding, transportation, loans, port cargo handling and gas distribution.

Vestas wind turbine

The contract comprises supply and commissioning of the turbines, a VestasOnline® Business SCADA system as well as a five-year service and maintenance AOM 4000 agreement..

Delivery of the first turbines is expected to start in Q4 2012 and the project is expected to be commercially operational during Q2 2013.

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