Vestas Secures 105MW Wind Turbine Order for Forst-Briesnig 2 Project in Germany

has secured a substantial agreement with LEAG for the Forst-Briesnig 2 wind energy project in Lausitz, , marking a significant step in the region's energy transition from coal to renewables. The 105MW order will see Vestas supply 17 V162-6.2MW turbines, encompassing supply, delivery, and commissioning services.

Upon completion, Vestas will provide ongoing maintenance under a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, ensuring optimal performance and longevity of the turbines at the former brown coal mining site.

“This agreement with Vestas marks a significant milestone in our journey towards ,” stated Dominique Guillou, CEO of LEAG Renewables. “Forst-Briesnig 2 is not only a key project for LEAG but also a testament to our commitment to transforming the Lausitz region into a green industrial and energy landscape.”

Forst-Briesnig 2 represents LEAG's inaugural venture into wind energy development, underscoring its strategic shift towards sustainable power generation. The project has secured one of Germany's largest building permits for an wind farm, affirming its importance in the country's renewable energy ambitions.

Jens Kück, Senior Vice President Sales Onshore for Vestas Northern and Central , emphasized the project's significance in Germany's energy transition: “Forst Briesnig 2 stands as a beacon of onshore wind innovation, situated within a former mining area undergoing profound transformation from fossil fuels to renewable sources.”

Turbine delivery is scheduled to commence in the fourth quarter of 2025, with full commissioning expected by the third quarter of 2026. The project not only contributes to Germany's renewable energy goals but also highlights Vestas' expertise in delivering tailored solutions for technically intricate wind energy projects.

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