Vestas has received an order to supply its wind turbines to the 400-megawatt Grande Prairie wind farm in Holt County, Nebraska.
The order for 200 sets of 2-Mw turbines was placed by BHE Renewables, an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, which owns a portfolio of energy businesses including the US utilities PacifiCorp, MidAmerican Energy Company and NV Energy.
The announcement marks the first turbine supply contract that BHE Renewables and Vestas have executed. Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s businesses own wind projects representing more than 4 gigawatts of wind across the West and Midwest.
Deliveries are expected to being in the second quarter of 2016, with project completion expected by the end of 2016.