The Nordex Group has gained the largest single contract in its history: it will supply and install turbines for the Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm in Brazil.
The Enel Green Power.project has a capacity of about 595 MW, and is composed of 191 AW125 wind turbines. With an installed capacity of 3.15 or 3.0 MW, the turbines will be mounted on top of 120-m concrete towers — which Nordex will be producing locally at its own plant in Brazil to lower costs and minimize the environmental footprint.
The wind farm is located in the state of Piaui in the north of Brazil, which is characterized by favorable wind conditions. The Nordex Group will commence work on installing the wind farms from October 2019, subsequently providing service for the turbines for at least two years.
Roughly one year ago, Nordex had been awarded another contract for 65 turbines from the same series for another wind farm located in the same province. Together with the Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm, total capacity installed and under construction by the Nordex Group in Brazil will rise to 1.9 GW.