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Press Releases - Renewable Energy

Nordex SE

innogy starts construction for Polish wind farm with turbines from the Nordex Group

23 May 2019 | - 33 megawatt wind farm in Zukowice Hamburg (renewablepress) - innogy SE – a strategic partner of the Nordex Group - is commencing construction works for the onshore wind farm Zukowice in Poland this week. Zukowice is a 33MW project in Lower Silesia for which the contract was awarded in the first Polish onshore wind auction in November 2018. Now the Zukowice project became firm order intake. 11 turbines manufactured by the Nordex Group will be installed - ten N131/3000 and one N117/3000. The Nordex Group and innogy work together as strategic partners on new onshore projects in Europe and the United States in order to grow optimally in a highly competitive environment in future. The Zuk... read more...

CEE Management GmbH

CEE Group Acquires 16.5 Megawatt Wind Farm From Max Bögl Group

22 May 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - CEE Group, the Hamburg based renewable asset manager, has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Nonnweiler wind farm in Saarland, Germany; bringing CEE’s total renewable capacity to approximately 710 MW. Once commissioned, Nonnweiler wind farm will produce renewable power equivalent to saving around 30,000 tons of CO2 emissions annually. The forest wind farm consists of six GE 2.75-120 turbines (hub height 139 metres) on the hybrid tower technology of the Max Bögl Group and has a total production capacity of 16.5 MW. CEE Operations GmbH will be responsible for commercial management of the wind farm, while Max Bögl Wind AG will supervise technical op... read more...

WindGuard Certification GmbH

WindGuard Certification delivers third 27 MVA FRT-Container in Germany

21 May 2019 | New Generation of test container satisfies requirements of medium voltage guidelines for HVRT-Tests Varel (renewablepress) - WindGuard Certification has successfully delivered a third unit of its new generation of FRT test containers. The container allows performing of Fault-ride-through tests on wind turbines, developing artificial fault conditions at grid connection points. The capabilities of grid stabilization of a wind turbine and its adherence to the medium voltage grid guidelines are proved through such testing. Based on the experience collected on grid measurements through the past years, WindGuard Certification has developed a new generation of FRT-Containers. “The new test ... read more...

Nordex SE

Nordex Group presents new turbine in the Delta4000 series for less complex sites

20 May 2019 | - N155/4.5 optimizes performance for large growth markets with fewer siting restrictions Hamburg (renewablepress) - From 20 - 23 May 2019 the Nordex Group will present the fourth turbine model in the Delta4000 series, the N155/4.5, at Windpower USA in Houston. The N155 utilizes the same proven mechanical architecture of the Delta4000 series but adds a longer glass fiber rotor and a different hub set-up to optimize performance for specific site conditions. The turbine has a rated capacity of 4.5 MW and a rotor diameter of 155 meters. José Luis Blanco, CEO of the Nordex Group, remarks: “This product is a logical extension of the Nordex Group’s product strategy to leverage common... read more...

Capcora GmbH

Capcora accompanies SUNfarming on mezzanine financing for a photovoltaic portfolio with 116 MWp in Germany

17 May 2019 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - HANSAINVEST Real Assets GmbH is expanding its financial commitment in the field of renewable energies and investing approx. 23 million euros in a portfolio of 85 solar parks in Germany. The mezzanine capital is being invested as a subordinated loan in the independent energy generator BPG IPP GmbH & Co. KG (BPG IPP), which has been specially founded by the SUNfarming Group for this purpose. The owner-managed company domiciled in Erkner near Berlin will use the financing for the development of additional solar parks. The mezzanine financing has a term of as much as 20 years; the issuer is BPG IPP. The 85 solar parks are located in the federal states of M... read more...

Green Wind Offshore GmbH

Siemens Gamesa commissions Green Wind for ''Albatros'' offshore wind farm

16 May 2019 | Berlin (renewablepress) - The installation of the EnBW offshore wind farm "Albatros" in the North Sea is in full swing. About 104 kilometres off the coast, 16 offshore SWT-7.0-154 turbines from Siemens Gamesa and the Transformer Platform (OTM) with corresponding network interfaces are currently being installed. Green Wind was commissioned to organise and supervise all switching operations for the commissioning of the OTM and the wind turbines by the end of 2019. In addition, the entire network structure is mapped within the Green Wind control room software in the form of a so-called “digital twin,” and prepared for manual control and optional telecontrol. Switching operations around... read more...

Nordex SE

The Nordex Group receives first order for Delta4000 turbines from the USA

14 May 2019 | Utility orders 74 N149/4.0-4.5 turbines for a wind energy project with a proposed capacity of 350 MW Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has received an order for 74 turbines from the N149/4.0-4.5 Delta4000 series, which will be the first of its kind installed at a U.S. wind energy project. The wind turbines, which will be installed at an Oklahoma wind farm that has a proposed energy generating capacity of 350 megawatts will be delivered and installed in the spring of 2020. The order includes supply and delivery of the wind turbines with an operation range between 4.0 and 4.8 MW. A Premium Service Agreement with a term of 5 years will also be included. "With the N149/4.0-... read more...

Nordex SE

Nordex starts new financial year in line with planning

14 May 2019 | - Sales of approx. EUR 400 million in Q1 2019 - EBITDA margin of 0.8 percent - Guidance for 2019 confirmed - Order intake of just over 1 GW - Order book for projects and services at EUR 6.6 billion - Product portfolio expanded to include 5 MW class Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group (ISIN:DE000A0D6554) today announced that it generated sales of EUR 398.9 million in the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2018: EUR 487.9 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to EUR 3.3 million (Q1 2018: EUR 20.0 million), resulting in an EBITDA margin of 0.8 percent (Q1 2018: 4.1 percent). Business in the first quarter was as forecast by the Norde... read more...

Capcora GmbH

Capcora organizes bridge financing for German PV rooftop plants with 5.5 MWp of FPM Projektmanagement in record time

13 May 2019 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - Jever based Fellensiek Projektmanagement GmbH & Co. KG ("FPM Projektmanagement") has raised a bridge financing facility for the construction of 17 photovoltaic roof projects in Germany with an envisaged total nominal output of 5.5 MWp. The consulting firm Capcora, specialized on real assets, was mandated for the transaction as financial advisor which was closed within only 4 weeks. The photovoltaic systems with a capacity of up to 750 kWp are entirely roof-top projects in Germany. These are still remunerated with a fixed feed-in tariff over 20 years. The project portfolio, which is partly under construction, is scheduled to go into operation by the thi... read more...

Nordex SE

The Nordex Group receives order for the second construction phase of the "Syvash" project in Ukraine

03 May 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The order has now also been awarded for the final construction phase of the "Syvash" wind farm with 113.1 MW in Ukraine: the Nordex Group has received an order to supply a further 29 turbines from the N131/3900 series. In February 2019 the Nordex Group had already reported the order to supply the first 34 machines with 132.6 MW for "Syvash", marking the company's entry into the Ukraine market. After its completion in 2020, with its 245.7 MW "Syvash" will be the largest wind farm in Ukraine. Nordex contract partner is Powerchina Ltd., which will build the wind farm for the local project company SyvashEnergoProm, a joint venture comprising the Norwegian project d... read more...