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Nordex Group receives order to supply 59 MW to Brazil
Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has received another order for AW132/3465 turbines from Brazil. The manufacturer will supply 17 turbines for its regular customer Voltalia Brasil, for its 58.8 MW Ventos Serra do Mel 4 (VSM4) wind farm. The order also includes a service agreement for service and maintenance of the turbines for a period of 15 years.
"We are delighted that Voltalia has again placed its confidence in us,” says Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group. In 2013, the Nordex Group delivered its first turbines to one of Voltalia’s Brazilian projects, and today is now responsible for the Service and maintenance of around 400 MW for the company.
The wind farm VSM 4 will be built in Voltalia’s Serra Branca Cluster located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, near to the city of Serra do Mel in the north-east of Brazil.
The Nordex Group will install the 17 turbines for VSM 4 on 120 metre concrete towers produced by its local factory in Areia Branca, Rio Grande do Norte. In order to ensure the project includes a maximum local content, the Nordex Group will manufacture the nacelles in its plant in Simões Filho in Bahia as well as purchasing the rotor blades from Brazil.
Installation works on VSM 4 are due to start in 2020, with full commissioning scheduled for spring 2021.
The Nordex Group - a profile
The Group has installed more than 28 GW of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2019 generated revenues of EUR 3.3 billion. The company currently employs a workforce of approx. 6,800. The joint manufacturing capacity includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States, India, 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 of countries with limited space and regions with limited grid capacity.
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Hamburg, 28 April 2020
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About Nordex SE
The development, manufacture, project management and servicing of wind turbines in the onshore segment has been the core competence and passion of the Nordex Group and its more than 7,900 employees worldwide since 1985. As one of the world's largest wind turbine manufacturers, the Nordex Group offers high-yield, cost-efficient wind turbines under the Acciona Windpower and Nordex brands that enable long-term and economical power generation from wind energy in all geographical and climatic conditions.
The focus is on turbines in the 3 to 5MW+ class, and the Group’s comprehensive product portfolio offers individual solutions for both markets with limited space and regions with limited grid capacities. With more than 29 GW of installed capacity worldwide, Nordex Group systems deliver sustainable energy throughout more than 80 per cent of the world’s energy market (excluding China).
Nordex SE is listed on the TecDAX of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The management holding company is headquartered in Rostock, while the executive board and administrative offices are based in Hamburg. At production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the US, and India, the Nordex Group produces its own nacelles, rotor blades and concrete towers. The Group also maintains offices and branches in more than 25 countries.