The service order comprises a one-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service agreement and a four-year Portfolio Support agreement, which is a flexible Vestas service offering tailor-made to meet specific customer needs. The order covers all 12 Hanas Group wind power plants in Yanchi County of northwestern China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The unconditional service contract is a customised and flexible solution covering all Vestas wind turbines installed for long-term customer Hanas Group.
Ma Fuqiang, President of Hanas Group, notes that, “The cooperation and mutual trust between Hanas and Vestas is entering into a new stage with the signing of this customised service contract. It is essential for us to work with companies like Vestas, which is known for its innovative and ground-breaking solutions as well as its proven know-how and solid experience. The service agreement will enable us to improve energy production, enhance service quality, and grow our own service capabilities to a world class quality, hence, reduce the overall cost of energy, extend turbine lifetime and ensure our return of investment”.
Chris Beaufait, President of Vestas Asia Pacific and China commented “We look forward to continuing the long-term partnership with Hanas Group and to helping them lower the cost of energy through these tailor-made service solutions. Working with Hanas Group on a customised order of this volume confirms our service strategy in China is well-designed to meet evolving customer needs”.
Ever since Hanas Group entered the wind power market in 2011, Vestas has been its exclusive turbine supplier. Hanas Group’s fleet of Vestas turbines totals 600 MW of installed capacity, with several hundred additional MW currently under construction.