Nordex supplying first N117 turbine to Ireland – Element Power to build a 36-MW wind farm with Nordex

Nordex SE / Key word(s): Incoming Orders12.04.2013 / 10:32---------------------------------------------------------------------Hamburg, 12 April 2013. The Nordex Group has landed a further importantsuccess in Ireland. Its new customer, the internationally active projectdeveloper Element Power, has decided to order 15 Nordex N117/2400 turbinesfor its 'Monaincha' wind farm. In addition, Element Power and the owner ofthe wind farm, private-equity investor BlackRock have signed a ten-yearservice contract. 'This not only marks the beginning of what will hopefullybe successful relations with Element Power but also constitutes a furthersales success for this wind turbine in Europe,' says Nordex Board memberLars Bondo Krogsgaard.The N117/2400 is currently one of the most efficient turbines forlower-wind speed locations. With its large rotor diameter of 117 meters, itachieves an above-average capacity factor of over 35 percent. This alsoapplies to the 'Monaincha' wind farm in County Tipperary with the powergenerated sufficient to cover the requirements of 20,000 Irish homes.Work on installing the wind farm in the flatlands close to the town ofRoscrea is to commence in April 2013. Krogsgaard: 'Including the projectscurrently under development, Nordex will soon have a capacity of 427 MW inIreland. This is an impressive figure, which confirms the wisdom of ourdecision to establish a subsidiary in Ireland in 2010.'Mike O'Neill, President & COO of Element Power commented, 'We are delightedto cement our relationship with Nordex by bringing them into the Monainchaproject. Our decision to work with Nordex, based on our confidence in theirtechnology for this project and their ability to perform, has clearly beenvindicated through the rigorous debt and equity financing process that wehave successfully completed.'End of Corporate News---------------------------------------------------------------------12.04.2013 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - acompany of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements,Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.Media archive at and    English                                                Company:     Nordex SE                                                           Langenhorner Chaussee 600                                           22419 Hamburg                                                       Germany                                                Phone:       040 / 30030 1000                                       Fax:         040 / 30030 1101                                       E-mail:                                 Internet:                                  ISIN:        DE000A0D6554                                           WKN:         A0D655                                                 Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);                    Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover,               München, Stuttgart                                       End of News    DGAP News-Service  ---------------------------------------------------------------------  206923 12.04.2013