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Nordex (Acciona) awarded big-ticket wind energy contracts in South Africa

The Nordex Group has again received big-ticket contracts from South Africa to install a total of 80 AW125/3150 wind turbines for the “Garob” and “Copperton” wind power projects. The wind farm “Garob” comprises 46 wind turbines which Enel Green Power has ordered. The second wind farm (“Copperton”) comprises 34 wind turbines for the developer and … Continue reading Nordex (Acciona) awarded big-ticket wind energy contracts in South Africa

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Nordex receives wind energy order for 99 MW wind farm from Argentina

The Nordex Group has received an order from AES Argentina Generación, a subsidiary of the energy provider AES Corporation, for the delivery of 30 AW132/3300 wind turbines. The “Energética” wind farm is located in the Province of Buenos Aires near Bahia Blanca. The location is characterised by average wind speeds above 10 metres per second. … Continue reading Nordex receives wind energy order for 99 MW wind farm from Argentina

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Nordex’s largest wind turbine N149 installed

On 21 August 2018, the first of two N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines with a nominal output of 4.5 megawatt was installed at the Wennerstorf II wind farm located roughly 30 kilometres south of Hamburg. “We are pleased to have completed this beacon project in time for the commencement of WindEnergy Hamburg 2018. In addition to our … Continue reading Nordex’s largest wind turbine N149 installed

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Nordex generated wind power order intake of 2.1 GW during the first half of 201

The Nordex Group generated order intake of 2.1 GW in the Projects segment during the first half of 2018 (H1 2017: 0.9 GW), including 1.1 GW in the second quarter (Q2 2017: 0.6 GW). Of this order intake, 1,091 MW (H1 2017: 210 MW) related to Latin America, 751 MW (H1 2017: 399 MW) to … Continue reading Nordex generated wind power order intake of 2.1 GW during the first half of 201

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Nordex passing the 1,000 MW wind energy milestone in Ireland

Although Ireland is one of the smaller markets in the wind industry, it allows manufacturers to prove their technical prowess. This is because it is directly exposed to strong winds coming in off the Atlantic, the landscape is largely complex with restrictive environmental conditions and the Irish grid code is among the most challenging and … Continue reading Nordex passing the 1,000 MW wind energy milestone in Ireland

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Nordex Group’s order intake reached nearly 1.1 gigawatt in the second quarter

The Nordex Group recorded order intake of 1,089.8 megawatts in the second quarter of 2018 (previous year: 565.5 MW), thus continuing the performance seen at the first quarter of the year when new business exceeded one gigawatt. At the end of the first half of 2018, the Group achieved order intake of a total of … Continue reading Nordex Group’s order intake reached nearly 1.1 gigawatt in the second quarter

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Nordex Group awarded largest ever single contract for 595 megawatts in Brazil

In the second quarter of 2018, the Nordex Group gained the largest single contract in its history: it will supply and install turbines for the Brazilian wind farm “Lagoa dos Ventos” with a capacity of around 595 megawatts for Enel Green Power. The project is composed of 191 AW125 turbines. With an installed capacity of … Continue reading Nordex Group awarded largest ever single contract for 595 megawatts in Brazil

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ABO Wind orders Nordex N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines

The Nordex Group is supplying ABO Wind, an international project developer, with two N149/4.0-4.5 turbines, each with a nominal output of 4.5 MW, for the “Wennerstorf II” wind farm. Less than eleven months have passed since the launch of this powerful turbine type and now building permission has been granted for the site to the … Continue reading ABO Wind orders Nordex N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines

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Nordex Group receives three contract awards in Spain

The Nordex Group has won yet new orders from Spain. The company will supply a total of 31 turbines with a combined capacity of 95 megawatts. Nordex will begin with the installation of these wind farms starting in March 2019. Two of the wind farms will be built near Zaragoza, the third one near Cuenca. … Continue reading Nordex Group receives three contract awards in Spain

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Nordex makes solid start to 2018

The Nordex Group (ISIN:DE000A0D6554) today announced that it generated sales of EUR 487.9 million in the first three months of 2018 (Q1 2017: EUR 648.4 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) totaled EUR 20.0 million (Q1 2017: EUR 51.2 million), resulting in an EBITDA margin of 4.1 percent (Q1 2017: 7.9 percent). … Continue reading Nordex makes solid start to 2018

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RIVE Private Investment and Mirova acquire a 60 MW wind project in France from Nordex

RIVE Private Investment and Mirova, through its fund Mirova-Eurofideme 3, have acquired “Le Douiche” wind farm, a ready-to-build onshore wind project in France from the Nordex Group. The manufacturer will be supplying 20 N117/3000 turbines with a total capacity of 60 MW for the wind farm, split into two project companies. Installation of the turbines … Continue reading RIVE Private Investment and Mirova acquire a 60 MW wind project in France from Nordex

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Nordex launches N133/4.8 for strong-wind sites

Nordex Group is extending its Delta4000 product series introduced in autumn 2017 to include a turbine especially designed for strong-wind sites: the N133/4.8. The rotor blade from the proven N131 turbine has been integrated into the Delta4000 series for the N133/4.8. By combining this rotor blade with the hub and nacelle of the N149/4.0-4.5, also … Continue reading Nordex launches N133/4.8 for strong-wind sites

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Nordex Group awarded contract for 147 MW in South Africa

With the signing of the power purchase agreement by public-sector utility Eskom, the contract for the installation of the South African wind farm “Roggeveld” has now also come into effect. This order for the Nordex Group entails 47 AW125/3150 and AW125/3000 turbines with a combined capacity of around 147 megawatts and a high capacity factor … Continue reading Nordex Group awarded contract for 147 MW in South Africa

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Acciona to build its ninth U.S. wind farm in Texas

ACCIONA Energía will build its second wind farm in Texas —the company’s ninth in the U.S. — which will increase ACCIONA’s U.S. wind power capacity to 866 megawatts (MW). An investment of around $200 million (over 160 million euros at the current exchange rate), Palmas Altas will have a capacity of 144.9 MW and be … Continue reading Acciona to build its ninth U.S. wind farm in Texas

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Construction complete at Sommette wind farm in France

Natural Power has successfully completed the construction phase of the Sommette wind farm in Picarde, Northern France. Total installed capacity for the Sommette wind farm is 21.6 MW from nine Nordex N117/2400 turbines, each with capacity of 2.4 MW. The project benefits from a 15-year feed in tariff. Baptiste Durand, Construction Manager at Natural Power … Continue reading Construction complete at Sommette wind farm in France

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Nordex commencing tower production in Brazil

The Nordex Group has opened a plant in the North Brazilian state of Brazil Piaui for the production of concrete towers. The plant is to produce the 65 towers required for the “Lagoa do Barro” wind farm, which Nordex will be installing in the near future. It marks one of the first major investments in … Continue reading Nordex commencing tower production in Brazil

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Increase in Nordex Group’s order intake to more than 1 gigawatt in the first quarter of 2018

The Nordex Group closed the first quarter of 2018 with an increase in order intake. All told, firmly agreed new orders rose in volume to 1,007.5 megawatts in the first three months of the year (Q1/2017: 368.0 MW). This performance was underpinned by the recovery in demand in Europe with new orders for 505 megawatts … Continue reading Increase in Nordex Group’s order intake to more than 1 gigawatt in the first quarter of 2018

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Nordex Group with three new contracts in Turkey

The Nordex Group is experiencing a made-to-measure end to the first quarter of 2018. It has now been awarded three contracts for a total of 47 multi-megawatt turbines in Turkey from important existing customers. These entail N131/3600 and N131/3900 turbines, while the combined installed capacity of the three projects comes to 178.8 megawatts. In addition … Continue reading Nordex Group with three new contracts in Turkey

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Another order for Nordex from France

The Nordex Group has been awarded another contract for a wind farm in France. The contract provides for the delivery of nine N117/2400 turbines for a 21.6-MW project. With its low noise emissions, this is one of Nordex’s best-selling wind turbine. Also for this order acoustics were a decisive factor in its investment decision. The … Continue reading Another order for Nordex from France

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Nordex entering 2018 well prepared

With the annual financial statements for 2017 released today, the Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) confirms its preliminary figures: In 2017, the Group achieved sales of EUR 3.08 billion and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation of EUR 242 million. This translates into an adjusted EBITDA margin of 7.9 percent, which also matched expectations. … Continue reading Nordex entering 2018 well prepared

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