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Nordex SE

Nordex Group receives orders of 888 megawatts in the second quarter of 2020

16 Jul 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group was able to obtain numerous firm orders in the second quarter of 2020 despite the difficult circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic. From April to June, customers ordered 217 wind turbines for projects with a combined output of 888.0 megawatts (MW) (Q2 2019: 2,003.3 MW). The intake of firm orders in the Projects segment (excluding the service business) reached a volume of 2,531.9 MW in the first half of 2020 (H1 2019: 3,038.4 MW). Europe accounted for 83 percent of the order intake in the second quarter of 2020, with major projects in Spain and Ireland contributing to this share. Further orders were placed in Brazil (Latin America regi... read more...

 
VGB PowerTech e.V.

Better use of the digital data potential of wind turbines with WiPPeX

15 Jul 2020 | • Optimisation of operating results of wind power plants by specific evaluation of plant data • New database WiPPeX (Wind Power Performance Data Exchange) from VGB PowerTech provides comparative data - 50,000 data sets per plant and year • Benchmarks for the wind power plant operator individually possible • Server base in Germany ensures security of data • Participation in WiPPeX open for all operators Essen (renewablepress) - VGB PowerTech, the technical association of power plant operators, has now launched its independent database for the comparison of wind turbine platforms under the abbreviation WiPPeX (Wind Power Performance Data Exchange). The structure o... read more...

 
Nordex SE

VSB Group places order with the Nordex Group for 40 MW in Finland

14 Jul 2020 | • Wind farm to be equipped with seven Nordex N163/5.X turbines • First Finnish wind farm of the VSB Group Hamburg (renewablepress) - The German project developer VSB has commissioned the Nordex Group to equip its first Finnish wind farm, named "Juurakko", with the manufacturer’s latest 5 MW turbine technology for light-wind sites. As of spring 2022, the Nordex Group will install seven N163/5.X turbines on the west coast of Finland near the town of Kalajoki. The Group will also be responsible for full servicing of the turbines on the basis of a Premium Service contract for a period of 20 years. The N163/5.X turbine model is specifically designed for sites with lower wind sp... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex Group obtains major order for 312 MW from Spain

10 Jul 2020 | • Largest wind farm in Spain generating electricity at market price • First Spanish project for Enlight Renewable Energy Hamburg (renewablepress) - End of June, the Nordex Group has obtained a large order from Spain: the Group will supply and install N149/4.0-4.5 turbines in the 4.8 MW operating mode for the 312 MW "Gecama" wind farm. The customer is Enlight Renewable Energy, an Israeli power utility using renewable energy. "Gecama" is the first project in Spain for the company, which operates in Israel and Europe, and the first joint project with the Nordex Group. The order also includes a Premium Service contract covering a period of 20 years. The "Gecama" project is being... read more...

 
ROBUR Industry Service Group GmbH

REETEC reinforces ROBUR’s wind portfolio - A new part of the ROBUR WIND GmbH

09 Jul 2020 | München (renewablepress) - ROBUR WIND GmbH takes over the business of REETEC GmbH with effect from July 1, 2020 and continues the operations at the location in Bremen. With now almost 1,000 colleagues in Europe, North and South America, ROBUR WIND offers its customers the complete range of services for the long-term economic success of their wind turbines, on- and offshore. “When ROBUR was founded in 2015, we focused on the ecological change in the industry and consistently advanced the expansion of the wind group in ROBUR”, explained Jan-Jörg Müller-Seiler, CEO and Managing Partner of ROBUR. “The service and the experience of the almost 120 colleagues at REETEC strengthen our le... read more...

 
energy & meteo systems GmbH

Reliable power forecasts for the largest solar parks in the world

29 Jun 2020 | For the secure integration of solar parks on a gigawatt scale, grid operators need particularly accurate predictions of power generation. The German-based company energy & meteo systems is already forecasting the generation capacity of large parts of several gigawatt parks and has now also acquired operators of the world's second largest solar park Pavagada in India as customers. Oldenburg (renewablepress) - In the sunny south of India, the Pavagada solar park covers a remarkable area of 53 square kilometers or 7,420 soccer fields. With a total output of around two gigawatts, the park currently ranks second place among the world's largest solar parks. Various operators are responsible f... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex Group to build factory for concrete towers in Spain

26 Jun 2020 | - First concrete tower factory in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain - Production facility creates 300 direct new jobs Hamburg (renewablepress) - A new green start to the economy creates jobs. The latest example is the Nordex Group's concrete tower factory in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. In Motilla del Palancar the wind turbine manufacturer is now starting the construction work for a factory for the production of concrete towers for its turbines on a 12-hectare site. Following completion in August the Nordex Group will offer jobs for around 300 employees while creating a further 200 jobs with local component suppliers. "We are pleased to be setting up a further industrial nucleus in Motilla... read more...

 
Nordex SE

The Nordex Group receives order for 43 MW from ABO Wind from Finland

18 Jun 2020 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has received an order from its major customer ABO Wind for the supply and installation of nine N149/4.0-4.5 turbines for the Finnish project "Kokkoneva". The turbines will be supplied in the 4.8 MW operating mode. The contract also includes a premium service contract of the turbines for the term of 15 years with an extension option to 25 years. The 43.2 MW wind farm "Kokkoneva" will be built south of Kestilä in the municipality of Siikalatva in north-eastern Bottnia, not far from Lake Oulujärvi. The Nordex Group supplies the wind turbines in the cold climate version and installs them on tubular steel towers with a hub height of 155 metres. Thi... read more...

 
wpd AG

wpd concludes supply contract for wind turbines in the French project Auzay

17 Jun 2020 | Bremen (renewablepress) - The French wpd project company ‘Energie Vendée SAS’ can announce an important contract conclusion: ENERCON will supply the turbines for the onshore wind energy project ‘Auzay’. The Auzay project is located in the municipality of Auchay sur Vendée, Département Vendée, in the Pays de la Loire region of north-west France. Here nine wind turbines (WTG) of the Enercon E-138 EP3 type with a total capacity of almost 36 MW are to be erected. wpd was awarded the contract for the project at the end of 2017 in the first French round of tenders. The new tenders introduced at that time were initially designed for two rounds of 500 MW each and a total of 3,000 M... read more...

 
Capcora GmbH

Juan Ruiz-Jarabo completes new senior trio at Capcora

12 Jun 2020 | Frankfurt am Main (renewablepress) - Capcora announces another hire for the energy & infrastructure team. Juan Ruiz-Jarabo will support the Capcora team in further internationalization from June 2020. After Henning Prigge and Andreas Bodensohn, Juan is the third senior in a row who joins the consulting firm specialized on real assets. Born in Spain, Juan has spent most of his career in management positions in large and innovative energy corporations. His personal focus was on development of new markets and business units in the EMEA and LATAM regions. At Envision, he has led the Business Development for the EMEA region and responsible for the project pipelines in France and Sweden as well... read more...