German manufacturer Nordex has been awarded an order for another 19 of the cold-climate version of its N117/2400 turbines for the Myllykangas wind farm in northwestern Finland.
The 45.6MW order is the third project under a framework
agreement signed in 2012 with Finnish wealth management company Taaleritehdas
for a total of 111 turbines, which represents one of Nordex’s largest ever
It has already acquired 17
Nordex turbines specially developed for IEC-3 wind classes for the nearby Honkajoki and Nyby-li sites.
Taamir Fareed, director of Taaleritehdas Wind Energy Operations, said:“We have very good experience of Nordex N117 turbines from our
Honkajoki site and therefore feel confident in continuing to install Nordex
turbines in our next development site in
The Myllykangas deal includes a service
contract and is scheduled to be grid-connected in 2015.
Along with the projects
Nyby-Ii, Mäkikangas and Joukhaisselk, Nordex will be installing more than 40
turbines with a total capacity of 125MW in
Finland, which has become one of the manufacturer’s main areas of expansion.