Nordex Group receives order for 68.4 MW in Turkey from Enerjisa Üretim
© Nordex SE• N163/5.X also proving a success in Turkey
Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group continues to strengthen its position in Turkey: Enerjisa Üretim – the largest independent power plant operator in Turkey – has commissioned the Nordex Group to supply and install twelve N163/5.X turbines for the 68.4 MW Erciyes wind farm. The contract also includes a Premium Service contract for maintenance and service of the turbines for a period of 20 years. It is the first order for the Nordex Group in Turkey for a wind farm with turbines from the 5 MW class.
The site for the Erciyes project is located in the province of Kayseri in the region of Central Anatolia. Here, the Nordex Group will install the turbines from the Delta4000 series in the 5.7 MW operating mode on 118-metre tubular steel towers and equip them in the cold climate version. Installation is scheduled to start in summer 2022, with commissioning planned for the end of the same year.
Enerjisa Üretim is the joint-venture company of Sabanc? Holding of Turkey and E.on of Germany. Enerjisa Üretim has an installed capacity of 3,607 MW in Turkey, where 1,574 MW of this portfolio is renewable including 212 MW wind power. The Erciyes project is the initial step of Enerjisa Üretim’s new renewable growth strategy and will be followed with the projects won from the YEKA 2 (second Renewable Energy Resources Zones) tender in the volume of 500 MW.
"We are very pleased that Enerjisa Üretim has opted for our 5MW technology for the Erciyes project. This order further strengthens our leading market position in Turkey. Our technical solutions are once again contributing to the sustainable development of the country", says Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group.
Since entering the market in 2008, the Nordex Group has installed more than 3.0 GW in Turkey. According to the latest half-yearly report by the Turkish Wind Energy Association, this makes the Nordex Group the undisputed market leader in the country, with a market share of 28.55 percent. As recently as in August 2021 the Turkish subsidiary installed its 1,000th turbine in this country in ?stanbul.
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The Group has installed more than 37 GW of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2020 generated revenues of EUR 4.6 billion. The company currently employs a workforce of approx. 8,500. 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 4 to 6.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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Hamburg, 16 November 2021
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