Author: Nordex UK Ltd

Nordex awarded 25-MW project in Northern Ireland

19.10.2017, Press release Nordex awarded 25-MW project in Northern Ireland 10 turbines to be delivered to new customer Hamburg, 19 October 2017. The Nordex Group has been awarded a contract for supply of turbines for the “Castlecraig” wind farm by a new customer NTR plc. The project comprises ten N100 turbines (six from the Gamma series and four from the Delta series) reaching a 125m tip height. These turbines are specially designed for strong wind conditions of the type prevailing at the site. Also included is a 20-year premium service contract.   The turbines are to be commissioned at the site in County Tyrone in summer 2018. Nordex has already gained considerable experience in this region, being one of the leading suppliers in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland having already installed total wind power capacity of 750 MW there.   NTR is a Dublin, Ireland based investor and asset owner in sustainable infrastructure that has, through its associated companies and funds, invested in circa 1.9GW of wind investments to date. It wants to widen its onshore wind portfolio by 250 – 300 MW in the next investment period.  NTR had previously acquired the, under construction, Coollegrean Wind Farm in the Republic of Ireland, which features seven Nordex N90/2500 turbines.   About the Nordex GroupThe Group has installed wind power capacity of more than 21 GW in over...

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Nordex Group launches 140 meter-rotor for AW3000 platform

13.10.2017, Press release Nordex Group launches 140 meter-rotor for AW3000 platform Hamburg, 13 October 2017. The Nordex Group has launched a new 140-meter rotor option for its AW3000 wind turbine platform that delivers lower cost of energy for lighter-wind sites. The AW140/3000 boasts one of the highest capacity factors in its class and is the latest addition to the proven AW3000 platform.   The design of the AW140/3000 is optimized for specific low-wind conditions which make the turbine a perfect fit for certain markets like India, but it will also be an ideal option in various geographies.   The...

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Nordex awarded 101.4-MW project in Argentina

02.10.2017, Press release Nordex awarded 101.4-MW project in Argentina Independent Power Producer Genneia ordering 26 N131/3900 turbines Hamburg, 2 October 2017. The Nordex Group has added a further chapter to its success story in Argentina with an order for 26 N131/3900 turbines for the “Pomona” wind farm. The contract will be executed on a full EPC basis, including civil and electrical engineering, procurement, construction and manufacturing, delivery and installation of the wind turbines. Preparations for construction will be commencing in 2017, after which the wind power systems will be installed in the beginning of 2019. In addition, a ten-year full operation and maintenance contract has also been signed.   The customer is Independent Power Producer Genneia, which has significant experience thanks to numerous projects in Argentina. The wind farm will be installed in Pomona, Rio Negro, where mean wind speeds of 8.6 m/s are measured. With a tower height of 120 metres, the turbines will be able to make optimum use of these winds.   Additional to Pomona, Nordex has previously received two contracts for a combined 148 MW under the firsts Argentinean tender in early 2017. The new order comes from the RenovAr 1.5 tender, awarded to the client in November 2016.   About the Nordex GroupThe Group has installed wind power capacity of around 21 GW in over 25 markets, generating sales of EUR 3.4 billion in...

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