Nordex Scores in Poland and Spain
Hamburg, Germany - The Hamburg based manufacturer of wind turbines (WEA) Nordex is successful in the internationalization of the company. Nordex is currently active in a number of markets worldwide and is also driving the expansion of production capacities abroad. Overall, the wind energy manufacturer achieved order intake of 1,035.1 MW in the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019). Since publication of the Q1 figures, Nordex has reported further orders, the most recent from Poland and Spain.
Nordex subsidiary receives largest order to date in Poland
The Nordex Group has received an order for the installation of a 94 MW project in Poland. The “Pomerania” project is to be built in the north of the country, near the town of Sztum. The Nordex Group is to supply and install 28 N131/3600 turbines and one N117/3000 machine for its customer, the Lithuanian utility Lietuvos Energija. Completion is scheduled for summer 2020. The contract also includes a Premium Service Agreement covering a period of 15 years. This is the biggest order to date for the Polish subsidiary, Nordex Polska.
Business in Spain is picking up again for the Nordex
At the end of May 2019 the turbine manufacturer received an order from Grupo Enhol, a Spanish project developer. All in all, the Nordex Group will supply and install 27 AW132/3465 turbines with a rated capacity totalling 93.55 megawatts for its new customer. The order also includes a Full Service Contract covering 10 years with an option to extend for a further 10. The "Cabanillas" project with 15 turbines and "Ablitas" project with 12 turbines are to be built in the municipalities of Cabanillas and Ablitas in the province of Navarra in the north of Spain. Turbine installation is scheduled to begin in March and commissioning is planned to commence in June 2020. With average wind speeds of 7 m/s the wind farms boasts a capacity factor of between 42.5 and 45 percent. The two wind farms will produce around 320 GWh of clean electricity a year. Grupo Enhol is to sell the electricity to the energy supplier Factorenergia over a period of 20 years on the basis of a Power Purchase Agreement.
Source: IWR Online, 13 Jun 2019