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Nordex – order intake of 1.6 GW in the fourth quarter of 2017

In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Nordex Group received firm orders for 1,598.6 megawatts (Q4/2016: 1,420.8 MW), an increase of 12.5 percent compared to Q4 2016. After the sluggish order intake registered in the first three quarters, expectations of a strong fourth quarter have been met.   New business for 2017 amounted to 2,741.3 … Continue reading Nordex – order intake of 1.6 GW in the fourth quarter of 2017

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Nordex to install 191 MW for new customers in Spain

The Nordex Group is benefiting increasingly from the renaissance of the Spanish wind power market: utility Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables (GNFR) has now ordered 58 AW132/3300 from the company in December. The contract covers the installation of six wind farms as well as multi-year services for the turbines. Construction of the first turbines will commence … Continue reading Nordex to install 191 MW for new customers in Spain

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GN Renewable Investment ordering 12 Nordex 117/3000 wind turbines in France

The Nordex Group has been awarded a contract for the installation of the “Epine Marie Madeleine” wind farm. GN Renewable Investments, managed by TTR Energy, a private equity management firm, has ordered twelve N117/3000 turbines from Nordex for this project. Nordex France is the developer of the Epine Marie Madeleine project. The contract covers the … Continue reading GN Renewable Investment ordering 12 Nordex 117/3000 wind turbines in France

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Nordex received new order from Sweden

The Nordex Group has been awarded a further contract from OX2. The Swedish project developer has now ordered nine N117/3600 turbines, which will be able to make optimum use of the energy available at their planned site. Moreover, with their low noise emissions it will be possible to operate them without any curtailment. The contract … Continue reading Nordex received new order from Sweden

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Nordex awarded contracts for 45 MW of wind energy in Italy

The Nordex Group has been awarded contracts for the installation of two wind farms in Apulia. A total of 13 N131 turbines with 84 meter steel towers are to be supplied plus service for the turbines. Construction is to commence in the third quarter of 2018. The order has been placed by an Italian project … Continue reading Nordex awarded contracts for 45 MW of wind energy in Italy

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Acciona has signed an International Business Declaration

ACCIONA is a signatory of the “International Business Declaration”, with another 54 companies, and promoted by a number of international organisations such as We Mean Business, Corporate Leaders Group and CDP, to urge governments to implement the Paris Agreement. The Declaration was presented the day before the celebration of the ‘One Planet Summit’ in Paris, … Continue reading Acciona has signed an International Business Declaration

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Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

The Nordex Group has won a 30-MW order to renovate one of Acciona Energía’s oldest wind farm in Spain. In the second half of 2018, it will upgrade the 30-MW wind farm “El Cabrito” with twelve multi-megawatt turbines. In this connection, Acciona Energia has opted for eight N100/3000 turbines and four AW70/1500 turbines that fit … Continue reading Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

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Acciona has started construction on the San Gabriel wind farm in the region of La Araucanía (Chile).

ACCIONA Energía has started construction work on the San Gabriel wind farm in the region of La Araucanía (Chile). The company will own and operate the 183-megawatt (MW) facility which will produce emission-free electricity equivalent to the consumption of over 270,000 Chilean homes.   ACCIONA’s production from what will be its second wind farm in … Continue reading Acciona has started construction on the San Gabriel wind farm in the region of La Araucanía (Chile).

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Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has received another contract from Turkey. From April 2018 onwards, it will be installing nine turbines with a total capacity of 30 megawatts in the Province of Izmir. The customer is Umut Insaat, which is constructing the sixth project in Turkey with Nordex with this order.   Located at an altitude of … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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ICO and ACCIONA sign a loan agreement for 75 million Australian dollars to finance the construction of a wind farm in Australia

ACCIONA has been present in Australia since 2002, where it has infrastructure, water and energy projects. Mt. Gellibrand will be the fourth wind farm owned by the company in the country. The President of Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) Pablo Zalba and ACCIONA Managing Director for Economics and Finance Carlos Arilla have signed an agreement … Continue reading ICO and ACCIONA sign a loan agreement for 75 million Australian dollars to finance the construction of a wind farm in Australia

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ACCIONA will double its operational renewables capacity in Latin America in three years

ACCIONA Energía will easily double its renewable energy capacity in Latin America to over 2,000 megawatts (MW) by 2020, all owned and operated by the company. This was highlighted today in the opening ceremony for the El Romero Solar photovoltaic plant in the Atacama Desert (Chile), a 246 MWp capacity facility – the biggest in … Continue reading ACCIONA will double its operational renewables capacity in Latin America in three years

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Acciona has been selected by Mexico’s CFE to build a power line

ACCIONA has been selected by Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to build a power line from the Topolobampo III combined cycle power plant, involving four separate design and construction jobs — two transmission lines and two substations — in the states of Sinaloa and Sonora.   The two power lines, at voltages of 400 … Continue reading Acciona has been selected by Mexico’s CFE to build a power line

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Nordex Group launches 140 meter-rotor for AW3000 platform

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 … Continue reading Nordex Group launches 140 meter-rotor for AW3000 platform

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Gransolar (GRS) and ACCIONA Industrial is set to construct one of Australia’s largest photovoltaic plants

A joint venture between Gransolar (GRS) and ACCIONA Industrial, led by GRS, is set to construct one of Australia’s largest photovoltaic plants. The Lilyvale Solar Farm will have a capacity of 100 MWac, and the project will be carried out as a turnkey or EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract for global solar developer Fotowatio … Continue reading Gransolar (GRS) and ACCIONA Industrial is set to construct one of Australia’s largest photovoltaic plants

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Acciona Energía has put the 78-MW capacity Bannur wind farm into service in India

It is the fourth owned by the company in the country, taking its operational capacity there to 163.8 MW.   Located in Mysore district in the state of Karnataka (south-west India), Bannur has twenty-six AW125/3000 Nordex-Acciona Windpower wind turbines (rotor diameter 125 metres) mounted on 120-metre high concrete towers.   The new facility will generate … Continue reading Acciona Energía has put the 78-MW capacity Bannur wind farm into service in India

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Wind energy in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Zuma Energía has placed a firm and unconditional order for the Parque Eólico Reynosa project in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, which will be one of the largest wind power projects in Latin America.   Established in 2014, Zuma Energía is a leading Mexican player within renewable energy financially backed by Actis and Mesoamerica, … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Mexico: Acciona to build largest wind farm in Tamaulipas

The Reynosa 424 MW wind farm will produce enough clean energy to meet the needs of close to 1 million people. ACCIONA has been commissioned by Mexican energy company Zuma Energía to build a 424 MW wind farm in Reynosa, in the state of Tamaulipas, in north-eastern Mexico; it will be Mexico’s largest wind farm … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Acciona to build largest wind farm in Tamaulipas

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Acciona Energy Names Rafael Esteban New CEO for North America

ACCIONA Energy, a leading global operator of renewable energy projects, has named Rafael Esteban as CEO of ACCIONA Energy USA Global LLC. In this role, Mr. Esteban will be responsible for the growth of ACCIONA’s renewable energy portfolio in the U.S. and Canada and the operation of 966 MW of wind and solar energy projects … Continue reading Acciona Energy Names Rafael Esteban New CEO for North America

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Nordex laying the foundations for closer collaboration with EDF Energies Nouvelles

The Nordex Group has signed two promising contracts with EDF Energies Nouvelles. The French utility has now ordered a total of ten turbines with a combined output of around 36 MW from Nordex. The turbines are for the “Espiers” and “Guilleville” wind farms that are being built around 100 kilometres south of Paris. “We view … Continue reading Nordex laying the foundations for closer collaboration with EDF Energies Nouvelles

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Acciona Energy International obtains full ownership of the 76-MW Ripley Wind Farm

ACCIONA Energy, a leading global operator of renewable energy projects, today announced that ACCIONA Energy International (AEI), through its Canadian subsidiary, has acquired 50% of the 76 MW Ripley Wind Farm from Suncor Energy Inc. The Ripley Wind Farm was originally built as a joint venture by Suncor and ACCIONA in 2007. With the acquisition, … Continue reading Acciona Energy International obtains full ownership of the 76-MW Ripley Wind Farm

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