Already at the beginning of 2016, Nordex has received eleven orders in Germany for 50 turbines with a total of 150 MW. These machines will be supplied with rotor diameters of 117 and 131 metres on hybrid towers, with hub heights of 134 and 140 metres. All orders include Premium Service contracts for a period of 15 years.
In Hesse, Nordex has secured several municipal utilities as customers. The company will install nine N117/2400s, totalling 21.6 MW in the “Schwarzenberg” wind farm for the Biedenkopf municipal utility and the municipality of Breidenbach. This wind farm has been developed by EAM Natur GmbH. Nordex will equipthe “Gemünden” wind farmwithseven N117/2400s and 16.8 MW forthe Verbands-Energie-Werk Gesellschaft für Erneuerbare Energien mbH.
The “Alsfeld-Lingelbach” project is also located in Hesse. For this wind farm, Nordex will be supplying Thüga Erneuerbare Energien GmbH & Co. KG (THEE) with nine N117/2400 turbines. THEE is a joint venture of 46 municipal utilities and regional power suppliers in the Thüga Group, with which Nordex has already successfully implemented several wind farms. The manufacturer will supply a further seven turbines of this type to e-wikom, a project developer. Installation of these turbines in the “Petkus” wind farm in Brandenburg is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016.
15 turbines with a 131-metre rotor diameter are being delivered by Nordex for two projects to regular customers. For the project developer ABO Wind AG, ten N131/3300s are to be installed in the 33 MW “Uckley” wind farm in Brandenburg. Another five N131/3000s with 15 MW will go to awind farm in North-Rhine Westphalia for BayWar.e. renewable energy GmbH.