Nordex taps TPI for wind blades

Production will start in Turkey next year

Production will start in Turkey next year

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has signed a supply deal with TPI Composites for delivery of NR-58.5 rotor blades.

The “multi-year” agreement will see TPI produce the blades at its plant in Izmir, Turkey.

Nordex said it will start fitting the NR-58.5 to its N117/3000 turbine – it already uses the blade for its N117/2400.

Producing the blade in Turkey will have the added benefit of boosting Nordex’s local content credentials in one of its key markets and increasing its turbines' eligibility for the best feed-in tariffs, the German group added.

TPI – which is based in Arizona, US – operates its 33,000 sq metre Turkish plant as a joint venture Log in to read complete article.

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