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Nordex wins 180MW US order for wind turbines in 4MW-plus class

The German-Spanish OEM is to deliver 38 of its N149/4.0-4.5 machines to a wind project in Texas

Wind turbine OEM Nordex at the end of June has received a second order in the US for its Delta4000 series turbines in the 4MW-plus class.

The 38 N149/4.0-4.5 turbines will be installed at a Texas wind farm that has a proposed energy generating capacity of approximately 180MW. Delivery is scheduled for the summer of 2020.

Nordex unveils 4.5MW wind turbine model for ‘less complex sites’

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With the expiry of the production tax credit (PTC) in the US, developers are increasingly opting for larger onshore wind turbines in the 4MW-class, even at sites that are not land constrained in less densely populated states such as Texas that previously installed smaller machines on a massive scale.

The order includes supply and delivery of the machines with an operation range of 4.8MW.

The order comes with a 5-year service agreement.

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