Nordex to execute 17-MW project in Poland

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2015-01-12 / 10:00

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Nordex to execute 17-MW project in Poland
Seven N117/2400 wind turbines ordered by RWE Innogy

Hamburg, 12 January 2015. Investors are increasingly regaining confidence in the Polish market. Thus, RWE Innogy has now ordered seven N117/2400 wind turbines from Nordex for the 17-MW Opalenica project. The wind turbines are to be installed in summer 2015. The company has also signed a 15-year premium service contract for the turbines. «We are pleased to be able to build our seventh wind farm in Poland with Nordex and will be putting it into operation in 2015,» says Dr. Hans Bünting, managing director of RWE Innogy.

The Opalenica project is located in the Poznan region. RWE has opted for the N117/2400 as this turbine is specifically designed to match most of the conditions prevailing at the site. Consequently, the wind farm will have an above-average capacity factor of 34 percent despite the fact that the overall height of the systems has been capped at 150 metres by an administrative order. The high efficiency of the turbines will be decisive when the new rules for auction system will apply for tenders.

To date, Nordex has installed 14 wind farms with a combined output of 240 megawatts in Poland. These also include several large-scale projects with up to 22 multi-megawatt turbines. This new contract awarded by RWE additionally broadens Nordex’s customer structure in Eastern Europe.

About Nordex
As one of the technological leaders in multi-megawatt wind power systems, Nordex is benefiting from the trend in favour of large-scale turbines. The Generation Gamma range comprises the N90/2500, N100/2500 and the N117/2400, which is one of the most efficient series turbines for non-coastal regions. To date, over 2,600 of these turbines have been produced. With Generation Delta, Nordex is now offering the fourth generation of its proven multi-megawatt platform (N100/3300, N117/3000, N131/3000). Nordex has installed more than 6,000 turbines with an aggregate capacity of over 10,000 MW all around the world. With exports accounting for around 70 percent of its business, Nordex SE also plays a key role in international high-growth regions. The Company has offices and subsidiaries in 22 countries around the world with a total global headcount of over 2,700 employees.

For more information, please contact:

Nordex SE
Ralf Peters
Telephone + 49 40 300 30 – 1000

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