Nordex secures orders for two Irish wind farms totalling 42.5MW

Nordex has secured orders for two wind farms in the South West of Ireland totalling 42.5 MW, which will enter full operation in summer 2017.  Both orders include a 15 year “Premium” full-service contract.

The “Killaveenoge” Wind Farm near Drinagh in County Cork will feature ten N90/2500 turbines with a 125 m tip height for a local Irish developer.  Turbine delivery is scheduled for October 2016.

The seven turbine “Coollegrean” Wind farm near Brosna in County Kerry for Element Power will also feature N90/2500 turbines but with a 115 m tip height.  Turbine delivery is scheduled for November 2016.

“Nordex has built business in Ireland over many years.  Ireland continues to be an important market for our company, and we have a strong team on the ground there.  These new orders mean that we have over 600 MW of turbines either in operation or construction”, says Patxi Landa, Nordex SE Chief Sales Officer.

The group has installed more than 18 GW of wind power capacity, covering more than 25 markets worldwide. Nordex and Acciona Windpower generated combined sales of EUR 3.4 billion in 2015. The company currently has over 4,800 employees. The production network is comprised of plants in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States and soon, also India. The range primarily concentrates on onshore turbines in the 1.5 to 3 MW class, addressing the requirements of developed as well as emerging markets.