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Vestas Americas A/S of Portland, Ore., has received an order from BP Alternative Energy North America Inc. for 50 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines to accelerate the growth of BP's U.S. wind portfolio.

According to the companies, delivery of the turbines will commence in the fourth quarter of this year. Vestas will supply and commission the 50 wind turbines, as well as maintain and service them for five years.

"The V90-3.0 MW turbine is an important part of our growth in the North American marketplace, and we are pleased that BP has included this turbine type in their wind portfolio," says Jens Soby, Vestas Americas' president.

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