Vestas Receives 51-Megawatt Turbine Order for Swedish Wind Farm

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Europe’s biggest wind-turbine maker, agreed to provide 51 megawatts of systems for a power plant at a Swedish paper mill.

The wind farm in Varsvik, Sweden, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of Stockholm, is owned by the pulp and paper supplier Holmen AB and the French bank Natixis, according to a statement today from Aarhus, Denmark-based Vestas.

The 17 three-megawatt turbines may be installed beginning in the second quarter of next year, according to the statement.