VESTAS: The only global energy company dedicated exclusively to wind energy
Vestas is the only global energy company dedicated exclusively to wind energy – striving for business case certainty and the reduction of the
cost of energy for our customers. Vestas works in close partnership with customers to offer the most effective solutions towards energy independence.Our core business is the development, manufacture, sale and maintenance of wind power plants – with competences that cover every aspect of the value chain from site studies to service and maintenance.
To date, we have installed over 43,000 wind turbines in around 66 countries on six continents. Along with this vast experience, we have the data to support the prediction that by 2020 as much as 10 per cent of the world’s consumable electricity will be generated by wind energy.
We manufacture most of our own key components. This increases the flexibility of our product development, reduces our dependence on suppliers, and enables us to maintain a high level of manufacturing know-how. At the same time, we carry out production and sourcing as close to the market as possible.
We also operate the world’s largest research and development center for wind energy in Aarhus, Denmark, and we are currently establishing a new research and development centre in the U.S. Our vision is to establish wind power on a par with existing energy sources such as oil and gas.
In short, Vestas
- Has a 14.8 per cent cumulative market share;
- Installs a new turbine every three hours, worldwide;
- Generates more than 95 million MWh a year;
- Has a 2010-revenue of EUR 6,920 million;
- Employs around 23,000 people.
About Vestas Mediterranean
Vestas Mediterranean is one of the seven Sales Business Units of the Vestas Group. Covering 110 countries, it is also one of the largest SBUs both in terms of sales activity level and geographical reach. Headquar>.....
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