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REpower supplies ten MM82 for Japanese wind farm
Hamburg, 26 February 2007. The REpower Systems AG (WKN 617703) has signed a contract for the delivery of ten wind turbines of the MM82 type (height: 80 metres, rotor diameter 82 metres, 60 Hz) to the Japanese prefecture Hyogo on the island of Honshu. Thus, REpower will be installing a whole wind farm consisting of MM82 turbines in Japan for the first time. In addition, there is an option on two further turbines. Project developer is Kanden Energy Development, the client the Kajima Corporation, one of the biggest building companies worldwide, headquartered in Tokyo and with around 11,000 employees.
The ten MM82 nacelles will be manufactured in Germany and shipped to Japan. The towers will be fabricated according to guidelines in Korea, supervised by REpower’s Japanese sales partner Meidensha Corporation (MEIDEN). The towers will also be transported by ship to Japan afterwards. The beginning of the installation is scheduled for the end of this year, completion is planned for the first half-year of 2008. Together with MEIDEN, 43 turbines – primarily of the MD series – with a total output of 65.5 MW have been installed up to now.
With the erection of the Hyogo wind farm, the sales partnership with MEIDEN, existing since 2003, will be continued.
REpower Systems AG is one of the leading manufacturers of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The international engineering company develops, produces and sells wind turbines with outputs ranging from 1.5 to 5 megawatts and rotor diameters of 70 to 126 metres for almost all locations. It also provides a comprehensive service and maintenance range. The high performance, reliable turbines are designed at the REpower development centre in Rendsburg and produced at the sites in Husum (North Frisia) and Trampe (Brandenburg). Listed on the stock exchange since March 2002 and with around 880 employees worldwide, the Hamburg-based company relies on its experience in the production and installation of more than 1,400 wind turbines worldwide. REpower is represented in European markets such as France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and Spain and in the international markets of Japan, China and Australia through its sales partners, subsidiaries and investments.
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