Press Releases - Renewable Energy
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02 Dec 2020 | - Second N149/5.X turbine installed Hamburg (renewablepress) - On 30 November 2020 the Nordex Group received the IEC Type Certificate, which is valid worldwide, in accordance with the standard IEC 61400-22 for the N149/5.X turbine from TÜV SÜD. In September the Nordex Group installed the first N149/5.X in the Genshagener Heide wind farm near Potsdam, Germany. On 28 November 2020 Nordex already installed the second turbine of this type at Santow, near Grevesmühlen in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania in Germany as well, with its Anti-Icing System. As part of the type certification process based on international IEC standards, over the past few months TÜV SÜD has been assessing and ... read more...
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01 Dec 2020 | - In South Africa the company brings the Waterloo solar park (86MW) to the grid and thus completes the construction of a 250MW solar PV portfolio - juwi also takes over O&M services Cape Town / Wörrstadt (renewablepress) - Despite the corona-related lockdown, the South African subsidiary of the German project developer for renewable energies, juwi, was able to complete three utility-scale solar parks in the past few months. The last of the three projects, the Waterloo solar park was successfully connected to the grid in November. The 86 megawatt (MW) solar PV plant is located around ten kilometers outside the city of Vryburg (North-West Province) and supplies clean electricity for 84,0... read more...
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01 Dec 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - After only four months of construction work the Nordex Group has started up its new mobile concrete tower production plant in Spain. In Motilla del Palancar, in Castilla-La Mancha, a production facility for concrete towers covering more than 120,000 square metres has been set up. The Nordex Group began production of the first concrete tower segments already in September 2020. Today the Group employs 250 people in this plant and later this figure is to be increased to 300. The factory only manufactures for the Group's own requirements. The interior is equipped with powerful cranes in order to lift the segments, weighing from 45 to 55 tons, within the factory.... read more...
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Left: Dr. Frank Dumeier (W.E.B Windenergie AG) | Right: Dr. Felix Bübl (ENERTRAG) © W.E.B/Benjamin Wa) / © ENERTRAG
30 Nov 2020 | - W.E.B will use ENERTRAG’s PowerSystem software to manage its wind turbine operations for a further three years - Collaboration continued for the first use of PowerSystem for operational management of W.E.B’s photovoltaic power stations from 2021 - PowerSystem has been used successfully by W.E.B for nine years Dauerthal/Pfaffenschlag near Waidhofen (Austria) (renewablepress) - To manage renewable energy systems, operational managers require a reliable IT solution that helps the systems’ processes to achieve maximum availability and yields. ENERTRAG’s PowerSystem software is an example of such a multi-faceted solution and W.E.B has renewed the contract to use it for a furthe... read more...
Deutsche Windtechnik achieves a new milestone: Wind turbines with a rated power of more than 10 GW under maintenance
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26 Nov 2020 | - Making it the largest ISP in Europe and possibly worldwide Bremen (renewablepress) - The international service provider for wind turbines Deutsche Windtechnik has achieved a new milestone in its 13-year company history. At the end of November 2020, the company is providing maintenance for wind turbines with a rated power of more than 10 GW. Of these, 66 percent receive long-term full service and 34 percent receive basic maintenance. This makes Deutsche Windtechnik the largest independent service provider (ISP) for wind turbines in Europe and possibly worldwide. More than half of the wind turbines serviced by Deutsche Windtechnik are installed in Germany, which is exactly 65 percent... read more...
18 Nov 2020 | - Creditreform awarded the Brandenburg company an "excellent credit rating" for the fifth time in a row Kallinchen (renewablepress) - Energiequelle GmbH has, as in the past four years, been awarded the CrefoZert credit rating certificate. The company was given an "excellent credit rating“ in the second-highest of nine rating classes. The certificate is issued by Creditreform, a leading German expert in assessing the credit standing of companies. The award is based on a three-stage certification process in which the credit rating index, an analysis of the annual financial statements and a personal survey are included. Michael Raschemann, Managing Director of Energiequelle, was avai... read more...
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Start of construction: The project is a challenge due to its size and the hilly terrain with some steep inclines, the dimensions are huge ... © juwi
18 Nov 2020 | - In northern Greece, the juwi group is building a 204 megawatt solar park for the Hellenic Petroleum Group - Climate-friendly electricity for 75,000 households Athens / Wörrstadt (renewablepress) - The Greek subsidiary of the German project developer for renewable energies, juwi, has started building Europe's largest bifacial solar park. The use of bifacial modules increases the energy yield of the 450 hectare Kozani solar park by up to five percent. The regenerative power plant is scheduled to go online at the end of 2021. It will then deliver 300 million kilowatt hours of climate-friendly electricity a year - enough to supply 75,000 Greek households with clean electricity. The ... read more...
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17 Nov 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has optimized the aerodynamics of the rotor blades of a total of 80 N100/2500 wind turbines for the long-standing Turkish customer, Eksim. By installing the vortex generators, the power output of the older generation turbines will be increased by up to 2%. The Nordex Group offers its customers the vortex generator upgrade as an additional option for the N100 turbines from the company’s Gamma Generation with blades that were not previously equipped with this solution. The devices are installed on the top side of the blade – each individually adapted to the rotor blade type. The result is an increase of the annual energy production of the tur... read more...
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13 Nov 2020 | - Sales of EUR 3.2 billion in the first nine months of 2020 - EBITDA margin of 2.2 percent - Sale of European project development business to RWE completed successfully - Production output rises to 4.4 GW at the end of September - Order backlog remains strong at EUR 7.9 billion - Healthy demand for Delta4000 product series continues - Strategic target set to achieve EBITDA margin of 8 percent from 2022 Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) today confirmed its preliminary figures announced on 9 November 2020. The Company increased its consolidated sales by 63 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2020 to EUR 3,167.4 million (9M 20... read more...
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11 Nov 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has received another large order for the N149/4.0-4.5 from the Delta4000 series. A wind farm developer has placed an order with the Nordex Group for 63 turbines for a project in the United States. The project and customer are undisclosed. In the summer of 2021 the Nordex Group will be starting to deliver and install the turbines for this project in the state of Texas. The turbines are to be supplied in a project-specific operating mode of 4.8 MW, resulting in a total output for the wind farm of 302.4 MW. With this latest order from the USA today the Nordex Group can look back on 3.7 gigawatts in turbines sold in the state of Texas alone.... read more...