Publisher: Nordex SE
Nordex Group wins 187 MW order in Turkey
- Caba Grup orders 39 N133/4800 turbines
© Nordex SEHamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group is further enlarging its footprint in Turkey: end of March, the Caba Grup ordered 39 N133/4800 turbines form the Delta4000 series for the second construction phase of the "Istanbul" wind farm. The order also includes a Premium Service contract for the turbines covering a period of 15 years.
The Nordex Group had already received an order in 2019 for the first 24 MW construction phase "Istanbul-I" with five N133/4800 turbines, where currently the first turbine is being installed and the remaining turbines are under construction. The Nordex Group is now supplying a further 39 turbines of the same turbine type for the second construction phase totalling 187 MW. Delivery of the turbines for this second construction phase is scheduled for late summer 2021.
The wind farm, located 50 kilometres northwest of Istanbul on the Black Sea, will comprise 44 turbines once completed. This makes the 211 MW wind farm "Istanbul" the largest single licensed project in Turkey to date.
With an average annual wind speed on site of 8 metres per second, the wind farm is expected to produce an annual yield of 850 GWh.
The Nordex Group will install the turbines on 125-metre tubular steel towers. When "Istanbul" starts operation, the Caba Grup will receive a higher feed-in tariff as the Nordex Group is sourcing the rotor blades, anchor cages, towers and generators from Turkey.
According to the Turkish wind energy association TÜREB, Nordex Group was once again the market leader in Turkey in 2020 with a market share of roughly 27 percent.
About the Nordex Group
The Group has installed more than 32 GW of wind power capacity in over 40 markets and generated sales of around EUR 4.6 billion in 2020. The Company currently has more than 8,500 employees. The Group’s manufacturing network includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, India and Mexico. Its product portfolio is mainly focused on onshore turbines in the 4 to 5.X MW class which are designed to meet the market requirements of countries with limited available space and regions with limited grid capacity.
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Hamburg, 08 April 2021
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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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