20.05.2019, Press release
Nordex Group presents new turbine in the Delta4000 series for less complex sites
• N155/4.5 optimizes performance for large growth markets with fewer siting restrictions
Hamburg, 20 May 2019 – From 20 - 23 May 2019 the Nordex Group will present the fourth turbine model in the Delta4000 series, the N155/4.5, at Windpower USA in Houston. The N155 utilizes the same proven mechanical architecture of the Delta4000 series but adds a longer glass fiber rotor and a different hub set-up to optimize performance for specific site conditions. The turbine has a rated capacity of 4.5 MW and a rotor diameter of 155 meters.
José Luis Blanco, CEO of the Nordex Group, remarks: “This product is a logical extension of the Nordex Group’s product strategy to leverage common components while creating optimized derivatives to achieve the lowest cost of energy for specific markets. The standard technical platform of the Delta4000 series enables us to continuously develop highly efficient solutions for a wide range of wind regimes and adapting the products to different, very particular market requirements.”
The N155/4.5 is aimed at growth markets with medium wind conditions and without strict requirements on maximum noise levels or high levels of effective turbulence intensity. This could include locations around the globe but will fit optimally in much of the United States, Latin America, South Africa, and Southeast Asia.
The turbine will be initially launched with three tower configurations including a 108m steel tower, 120m concrete tower, and 164m hybrid tower. Production of the N155/4.5 is due to start in late 2020.
The Nordex Group at Windpower USA 2019: Stand No. 2521
The Nordex Group - a profile
The Group has installed more than 25 GW of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2018 generated revenues of around EUR 2.5 billion. The company currently has more than 5,500 employees. The joint manufacturing capacity includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States, India and in the near future Argentina 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 in countries with limited space and regions with limited grid capacity.
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