Nordex Group secured turbine orders for several wind farms in Greece, with a combined capacity of 108 megawatts (MW), the German manufacturer announced Tuesday.
The orders were placed by Athens-based Terna Energy SA for 36 turbines of different models, which will come with a five-year premium service contract with an option to extend for a further five, according to Nordex' statement. The company did not disclose any other details regarding the projects.
"We are delighted that Terna Energy, the largest developer, operator and owner of renewable power plants in Greece, has opted for our turbine technology," said Patxi Landa, chief sales officer of the Nordex Group.
According to the press release, Terna Energy's total installed capacity currently accounts for 986 MW including 561 MW in Greece, 293 MW in the U.S. and 132 MW in southeast Europe. At the same time, the company has currently 301 MW under construction or ready for construction in Greece and abroad.
Overall, the company operates, is constructing, or has full licensing of 1,287 MW of renewable energy installations in Europe and the U.S.
Nordex Group, which opened a sales office in Athens in the summer of 2018 in order to expand its presence in the country, has so far installed more than 25 gigawatts of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2018 generated revenues of €2.5 billion.
By Hale Turkes