Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has secured a firm order from ERG SpA for the 47MW Corlacky Hill onshore wind project in Northern Ireland. The contract entails the delivery of 11 V117-4.2MW wind turbines operating at 4.3MW capacity. Vestas will oversee the supply, delivery, and commissioning of the turbines, further solidifying its role in advancing Northern Ireland's energy transition.
James Ian Robinson, Director of Sales UK at Vestas, expressed enthusiasm about the project, emphasizing its significance in contributing to Northern Ireland's evolving energy landscape. Robinson extended gratitude to ERG for their trust in Vestas' technology and affirmed the company's readiness to commence work on the Corlacky Hill project.
The turbine delivery is slated to commence in the second quarter of 2025, with commissioning expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of the same year. Vestas will additionally provide long-term service and maintenance for the turbines under a comprehensive 25-year Active Output Management 5000 service agreement.
This development underscores Vestas' continued involvement in supporting renewable energy initiatives and underscores ERG's commitment to advancing sustainable energy solutions in Northern Ireland. The Corlacky Hill project represents a strategic step forward in the region's journey toward a cleaner and more sustainable energy future.