Nordex awarded new contracts for a total of 55 MW in Turkey

2015-06-19 08:56:12
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2015-06-19 / 08:56


Customers ordering 23 multi-megawatt turbines 

Hamburg, 19 June 2015. Nordex strengthens again its role in Turkey. It will
be installing 19 Generation Gamma turbines N117/2400 for its new customer
ARE Elektrik in the wind farm "Kurtkayasi". For ARE Elektrik this is the
first wind energy project. Since its foundation in 2009 the company has so
far concentrated on hydroelectric power plants.

"Kurtkayasi" is located in the province of Kayseri in Central Anatolia,
near the city of Yayhali. With average wind speeds of around 6.9 m/s the
site offers good conditions: with the planned tower height of 91 metres,
the Nordex turbines are expected to generate 148,000 MWh a year,
corresponding a capacity factor of more than 37 per cent. Thus, the wind
farm will provide energy for about 42,000 households.

"Kurtkayasi" is the second project, Nordex implements in this region within
the ongoing year. In Central Anatolia Nordex is installing another 22
turbines of the N117/2400 for the  wind farm "Yayhali".

An additinal new project is for the customer Suay Enerji Üretim A.S..
Nordex is installing the wind farm Abduk on the Aegean coast also utilizing
four N117/2400 turbines due to the prevailing average wind speeds of 6.6
m/s at the site.

 "Once again, the contracts underscore the importance which the Turkish
market has for Nordex. As the rotor blades, anchor cages and towers are
produced locally, our Turkish customers are able to achieve a higher
feed-in tariff," explains Lars Bondo Krogsgaard, CEO of Nordex SE.

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 light-wind regions.
To date, over 3,600 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 The Group currently has around 3,000 employees
around the world.


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