Leading North American offshore wind developer Trillium Power Wind Corporation forms a definitive strategic relationship with Vestas Offshore, a subsidiary of the world's largest wind turbine supplier, Vestas Wind Systems, for its offshore wind developments in The Great Lakes.
TORONTO, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - Trillium Power Wind Corporation, the leading offshore wind developer in The Great Lakes, announced today that it has designated Vestas Offshore as its 'Preferred Supplier' for all four of its offshore wind projects currently under development on the Ontario side of The Great Lakes.
Combined, Trillium Power's four projects, Trillium Power Wind 1, Trillium Power Wind 2, The Great Lakes Array and The Superior Array total approximately 3,700 megawatts (MW). Developing Trillium Power's four unique offshore wind sites will require private sector investment of $14.8 billion over a 10 to 12 year period.
Trillium Power has agreed to deploy Vestas V112 3.0 MW turbines for their first offshore wind development, Trillium Power Wind 1, located 17 to 28 km off the mainland in northeastern Lake Ontario. As part of its strategic agreement, Vestas will become the exclusive provider of up to 740 turbines, as well as a wide range of other services. Vestas will assist Trillium Power in determining the appropriate mix of turbines to optimize the power production at each Trillium Power site.
Trillium Power Wind Corporation is a privately owned company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario focused on the development of unique renewable energy sites that meet a comprehensive set of environmental, social and financial criteria.
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For further information: For further information: Jennifer Taylor, Director, Special Projects, Trillium Power Wind Corporation, (416) 461-8484, firstname.lastname@example.org