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Nordex Group now offers the N155/4.X turbine with a concrete tower option for the US market too
© Nordex SEHamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group is extending its range of Delta4000 turbines for the North American market to include a variant of the N155/4.X turbine on concrete towers for specific sites.
John McComas, CEO Nordex USA: “Nordex is committed to working along with our clients collaboratively in order to find unique product solutions in order to increase project suitability, investment, and ultimately return.” And he adds: “Up to 20 percent of the total costs of a wind turbine is accounted for by the tower. At specific sites, concrete towers can be an option to reduce project costs. We are now also offering our N155/4.X turbine in the Delta4000 series on concrete towers with a hub height of 120 metres for selected sites in the USA, like in Texas.”
The Nordex Group is currently building projects comprising more than 400 MW with N155/4.X turbines on concrete towers in Spain and Mexico. A first project with Nordex turbines on concrete towers in the US is the 209.4 MW "Reloj del Sol wind farm", owned and operated by EDP Renewables North America, near San Ygnacio in the south of Texas. It comprises 40 AW132/3465 turbines, 17 AW132/3000s and six AW132/3300s, all installed on concrete towers with hub heights of 120 metres.
The Nordex Group can look back on 15 years of experience in the manufacture of concrete towers. The concrete towers consist of 20 metre prefabricated convex segments, which are assembled on site when the turbines are installed in the wind farms. As of today, the Nordex Group has sold more than 1,900 turbines with Nordex concrete towers worldwide.
The Nordex Group - a profile
The Group has installed more than 33 GW of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2020 generated revenues of EUR 4.6 billion. The company currently employs a workforce of approx. 8,500. The joint manufacturing capacity includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States, India and Mexico. The product portfolio is focused on onshore turbines in the 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, 29 June 2021
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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.