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juwi AG

juwi builds thousandth wind turbine in the company history

15 Jan 2019 | Anniversary plant in Mohlis (Thuringia) is one of the first projects that juwi won in the tender process by the Federal Network Agency and which are now being constructed Wörrstadt (renewablepress) - The project marks an extraordinary milestone in the more than 22-year history of the manufacturer-independent project developer for wind and solar parks. With the construction of the four wind turbines in Thuringia, juwi is one of the first German project developers to reach the mark of 1,000 wind turbines onshore. juwi has just started laying the foundations in Mohlis, some 25 kilometers east of the city of Gera. The park is scheduled to be commissioned in late summer. The beginning of co... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex Group posts strong order intake in 2018: new orders amount to more than 4.7 gigawatts

15 Jan 2019 | - Orders in Q4 2018 come to 1.7 GW - 137 turbines from the new Delta4000 series sold in 4th quarter alone - Orders in full-year 2018 amounting to 4.75 GW (+73% yoy) Hamburg (renewablepress) - With a volume of 1,679 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity, also in the fourth quarter the Nordex Group posted a high order intake (Q4 2017: 1.599 MW). This means that in the past year the company received new orders for more than 4.75 GW (2017: 2.74 GW), equating to an increase of more than 73 percent compared to the previous year. Order intake 4th quarter 2018 In the fourth quarter of 2018 Nordex customers ordered wind turbines with a volume of 1,679 MW. A large number, approx. 40 perc... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex Group signs major contract for 150 MW project in the USA

11 Jan 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - With a major order from the USA, the Nordex Group has successfully completed the 2018 year-end spurt in one of the largest growth markets for wind energy. In December, the company signed a contract with an independent power producer to supply 48 turbines from the AW125/3150 series. Nordex plans to deliver the first turbines for the 150 MW wind farm in the 3rd quarter of 2019 to the site situated in Texas. In 2017, the Nordex Group had a market share of 11 percent in the United States. The Nordex Group - a profile The Group has installed more than 23 GW of wind energy capacity in over 25 markets and in 2017 generated revenues of EUR 3.1 billion. The c... read more...

 
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE: Fraunhofer IKTS presents ceramic battery with world record characteristics

10 Jan 2019 | Storage costs 50 percent lower than for Li-ion cells - trade fair and conferences connect Industry and research from 12 to 14 March 2019 Düsseldorf (renewablepress) - At ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE 2019, the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS will present its newly developed ceramic high-temperature battery "cerenergy" for stationary battery storage. With costs of less than 100 Euro/kWh, the price at cell level is around half the price level of Li-ion batteries. The cerenergy solution thus holds the world record for sodium nickel chloride battery cells and is maintenance-free and absolutely safe. The Fraunhofer IKTS booth can be found in Hall 8b under booth number B... read more...

 
Nordex SE

The Nordex Group to build two more wind farms for Vattenfall in the Netherlands

10 Jan 2019 | - 13 large turbines planned for Dutch projects totalling 49 MW Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has received in the last quarter of 2018 an order from Vattenfall to supply and install 13 turbines for two projects in the Netherlands. The 22 MW "Haringvliet" project includes six N117/3675 machines and the 27 MW "Moerdijk" project comprising seven N131/3900 turbines. The order also includes a two-year Premium Service contract for both wind farms, with the option of a subsequent extension of 23 years. "Vattenfall is a strong and important partner for our activities in Europe and especially in the Netherlands. This order means that in the coming years we will be installing almost... read more...

 
wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG

CEZ relies on wpd windmanager

08 Jan 2019 | Czech energy supplier newly assigns operational management for wind farm Fohren-Linden Bremen (renewablepress) - New wind farm for the wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG: As of January 1, 2019, the CEZ Group assigns the operational management for the wind farm Fohren-Linden to the Bremen-based company. For the Czech energy supplier wpd windmanger takes over the entire wind farm management – this includes the technical operation management as well as the commercial management. The wind farm Fohren-Linden, which is located in the Unnertal in western Rhineland-Palatinate, comprises four Senvion SE3.2M114 turbines with a total capacity of 12.8 MW and a hub height of 143 meters. Operational... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex obtains 300 MW order for major project in India

08 Jan 2019 | Hamburg, Bangalore (renewablepress) - In December 2018, the Nordex Group has received a 300 MW turnkey order from Sprng Energy Private Limited. The project “Mulanur” is located in the state of Tamilnadu, near to the city of Coimbatore. Sprng Energy Private Limited is the Indian subsidiary for renewable energy of the private equity fund Actis, one of the leading investors in rapid-growth developing countries. Under the turnkey contract, Nordex will supply, erect and commission 100 AW140/3000 turbines with 3 MW installed capacity, rotor diameters of 140 meters and hub heights of 120 meters. Construction of the 300 MW "Mulanur" wind farm is scheduled to commence in May 2019 and is to b... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex supplies 27 large turbines to France

07 Jan 2019 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group is further expanding its market position in France with orders worth more than 84 MW received in the fourth quarter 2018. As of summer, the company will be delivering 27 turbines for four wind farms to different customers. For its long-standing customer EDF Renewables the Nordex Group is setting up the "Pays d’Anglure" wind farm with six N131/3600 turbines. The customer Eurowatt for the windfarm “Parc du Rio” also has ordered five turbines of this type, as well as one N100/3300. Another customer is the French wind farm developer JP Energie Environnement, for which Nordex will be installing two N131/3000 and four N131/3600 turbines for the... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex collaborates with Fábrica Argentina de Aviones to set up local manufacturing capacity in Argentina

20 Dec 2018 | - In 2019 a new assembly line for wind turbines will be set up in Córdoba - A key step for providing share of local value added in this growth market - Investment to create new jobs in the region Hamburg, Buenos Aires (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group plans to further improve its competitiveness in Argentina and shore up its growth path there over the long term. The company has now entered into an agreement with Fábrica Argentina de Aviones “Brig. San Martin“ S.A (FAdeA) with a view to setting up a local assembly line for turbines. The production facility for nacelles and hubs for the AW3000 turbine is to be established in Córdoba and start operation in the coming year. 4... read more...

 
Deutsche Windtechnik AG

Deutsche Windtechnik's wide-ranging system expertise is confirmed by successful conclusions of contracts covering various turbine types

20 Dec 2018 | Bremen (renewablepress) - Deutsche Windtechnik's multi-brand expertise is gaining wider recognition with operators as well as investors. During the last six weeks of this year, for example, the independent maintenance company was able to conclude comprehensive service contracts for a wide range of plant technologies, including Vestas (V90, V47, V44), Siemens (SWT 2.3), Enercon (E-82, E-70 and E-48), Nordex (N117, N80, N60), Senvion (3.4M, 3.2M, MM92, MD77 and MD70) as well as Fuhrländer (FL77) and NEG Micon (NM 72). By the end of the year, Deutsche Windtechnik will be responsible for the maintenance of a total of 3,578 wind turbines worldwide. The contracts include full and basic maint... read more...