The Nordex Group has received a follow-up contract for a further 22 AW125/3000 turbines.
The customer, Acciona Energia, had previously placed an order for 22 of these turbines at the end of last year. This agreement was for the first construction phase of the 132-MW Mount Gellibrand wind farm.
A large part of the 87-m tall steel tube towers will be sourced locally, while the rotor blades will be produced in South-East Asia and the nacelles in Spain. This way, Nordex will be able to achieve an optimum balance between costs and local manufacturing content.
Located in Colac, around 100 km west of Melbourne, the wind farm will be going on-line in July 2018. The Nordex Group currently has an installed capacity of around 240 MW in Australia. The order includes a service contract for an initial period of two years.
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