Nordex posted a much smaller net loss in the second quarter of 2021 than a year before, amid a strong increase in sales, helping the wind turbine manufacturer to maintain its full-year guidance.

Sales jumped to €1.45bn ($1.70bn) in the second quarter of 2021, up from €1.08bn a year earlier, while the OEM’s had earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of €58m, compared to a negative Ebitda of €84m a year earlier.

The manufacturer had a net loss of €9m in the quarter, compared to a much more substantial net loss of €142m in the second quarter of 2020.