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Publisher: Nordex SE

Nordex secures 243 MW order for U.S. wind farm

- Manufacturer will supply 81 AW125/3000 turbines in Texas


Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has secured a new, 243 MW wind turbine order for the United States. The manufacturer has completed an agreement to supply eighty-one AW125/3000 turbines to a wind farm in Texas.

The turbines are designed for IEC-2, medium-wind sites. Each turbine will be equipped with a 125-meter rotor and installed on an 87.5-meter tubular steel tower. Installation is expected to begin in early 2017.

This latest deal continues the strong growth of the AW3000 platform in Texas. Other recent orders for AW3000 turbines in the state include the 300 MW \"Green Pastures\" wind complex owned by Capital Dynamics, the 165 MW \"Cameron\" wind farm owned by IKEA and the 93 MW “San Roman” wind farm owned by Acciona.

The U.S. is one of the most important wind markets in the world. The outlook for U.S. wind energy was strengthened by the long-term extension of the federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) in late 2015. With this policy in place, market observers expect wind installations in the U.S. to grow by more than 10,000 MW per year.

Nordex sees great potential in the United States due to the group’s extended product portfolio which now includes the turbines from Acciona Windpower. U.S. customers are particularly enthusiastic about the AW3000 and Delta generation products. To date, Nordex Group has installed a total of 2,380 MW of wind turbines in the U.S.

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The Nordex Group - a profile
The Group has installed more than 18 GW of wind energy in more than 25 markets. In 2015 Nordex and Acciona Windpower generated combined revenues of EUR 3.4 billion. The company currently employs a workforce of around 5,000. The manufacturing group owns factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil and the US, and in the near future will also operate one in India. The product range focuses on onshore turbines in the 1.5 to 3 MW class, which are designed for the market requirements in developed and emerging countries.


Hamburg, 27 July 2016


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About Nordex SE

The development, manufacture, project management and servicing of wind turbines in the onshore segment has been the core competence and passion of the Nordex Group and its more than 7,900 employees worldwide since 1985. As one of the world's largest wind turbine manufacturers, the Nordex Group offers high-yield, cost-efficient wind turbines under the Acciona Windpower and Nordex brands that enable long-term and economical power generation from wind energy in all geographical and climatic conditions.

The focus is on turbines in the 3 to 5MW+ class, and the Group’s comprehensive product portfolio offers individual solutions for both markets with limited space and regions with limited grid capacities. With more than 29 GW of installed capacity worldwide, Nordex Group systems deliver sustainable energy throughout more than 80 per cent of the world’s energy market (excluding China).

Nordex SE is listed on the TecDAX of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The management holding company is headquartered in Rostock, while the executive board and administrative offices are based in Hamburg. At production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the US, and India, the Nordex Group produces its own nacelles, rotor blades and concrete towers. The Group also maintains offices and branches in more than 25 countries.

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Felix Losada
Mail: flosada@nordex-online.com
Phone: +49 - (40) - 300 30 - 1141

Felix Losada

Press contact

Felix Losada

Felix Losada
Nordex SE
Mail: flosada@nordex-online.com
Phone: +49 - (40) - 300 30 - 1141