Yuchengco-led PetroWind taps Vestas to supply wind project in Aklan

Yuchengco’s PetroWind Energy Inc. and global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, signed the supply, operations, and maintenance contract for the 13.2 megawatt Nabas2 wind power project in Aklan (Nabas-2).

Vestas will supply six units of 2.2 MW wind turbine generators (WTG) and will handle the operations and maintenance of the wind farm through a 10-year O&M agreement.

“We welcome this new partnership with Vestas. Being one of the leading energy solution providers worldwide, we are confident that Vestas will bring the latest advancements in wind farm technology and best practices in O&M for Nabas-2,” says PetroWind assistant vice president for power plant operations Paul Elmer C. Morala.

Nabas-2, located in the same service contract block as the existing 36 MW Nabas-1 project of PWEI, will add 13.2 MW capacity to the project.

Earlier this year, PWEI won the contract to supply clean and renewable power from Nabas-2 to the Visayas grid, in the Department of Energy’s Green Energy Auction Program (GEAP).

PWEI is a joint venture of PetroGreen Energy Corp., EEI Power Corp. and BCPG Public Company Ltd. of (BCPG) Thailand.

PGEC is the renewable energy arm of publicly-listed PetroEnergy Resources Corp., a member of the Yuchengco Group of Companies.

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