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Swedish utility Jämtkraft and Persson Invest awarded Nordex Group an order for 131 MW in December 2020
© Nordex SEHamburg (renewablepress) - At the end of last year, the Nordex Group received an order for its N163/5.X turbines of the Delta4000 series about 131 MW in Sweden. The utility Jämtkraft and its partner Persson Invest ordered 23 turbines from the Nordex Group for the "Hocksjön" wind farm. The order also includes a Premium Service of the turbines covering the period of 25 years.
The installation and completion of "Hocksjön" will take place in 2022. The wind farm will be built about 20 kilometres southwest of Ramsele in the province of Västernorrlands län. The turbines will be delivered in the operating mode of 5.7 MW and with a hub height of 148 metres. Due to the harsh winters with temperatures down to minus 33°C on site, the turbines are designed as a cold climate variant. Because of the large rotor diameter and the high installed rated power, the N163/5.X turbines are ideally suited for the site with medium wind speeds.
“We are delighted that Jämtkraft and Persson Invest have opted for the N163/5.X turbine for their Hocksjön project. The efficient technology backed up by a full scope Premium Maintenance and Service contract for a period of 25 years will meet their high life time expectation for the wind farm. As of 2022, Jämtkraft and Persson Invest will add a great portion of their 100% renewable energy from wind”, says Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group.
Jämtkraft - a profile
Jämtkraft is Swedish energy utility that offers sustainable energy solutions within electricity trading, energy production, electricity grid and district heating. Jämtkraft is owned by the three municipalities Östersund, Krokom and Åre, in Jämtland, and sell electricity throughout the Nordic region, both to private and corporate customers. The electricity production is 100% renewable from sources such as solar, wind, hydro and biomass.
Persson Invest - a profile
Persson Invest is a conglomerate, family owned investment company with its headoffice in Östersund, Sweden. Total turnover is 620 million
EUR. The group employs about 1 350 people. The company was founded in 1932 when started as a Volvo dealer. Today the business segments are: Sales and service for cars, busses and trucks, Planing of wood, Sawmill, Real Estate, Forestry and Windmills.
The Nordex Group - a profile
The Group has installed more than 30 GW of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2019 generated revenues of EUR 3.3 billion. The company currently employs a workforce of approx. 8,400. The joint manufacturing capacity includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States, India and Mexico. The product portfolio is focused on onshore turbines in the 2.4 to 5.X MW class, which are tailor-made for the market requirements of countries with limited space and regions with limited grid capacity.
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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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