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Nordex confirms record wind turbine order for N163/5.X

Firm order to supply 923MW MacIntyre wind farm in Australia "demonstrates global success of Delta4000 series", Nordex says

Nordex will supply the turbines for the MacIntyre project in 5.7MW operating mode
Nordex will supply the turbines for the MacIntyre project in 5.7MW operating mode

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Nordex has received a firm order for 162 of its N163/5.X Delta400 series turbines for Acciona Energía’s 923MW MacIntyre MacIntyre (923MW) OnshoreQueensland, Australia, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details wind farm in Australia, the German manufacturer confirmed today.

The N163 turbines will be supplied in the 5.7MW operating mode and will be installed on tubular steel towers with a hub height of 148 metres.

“This largest N163/5.X project to date once again demonstrates the global success of our Delta4000 series,” said Patxi Landa, chief sales officer of the Nordex Group.

The MacIntyre project is located south-west of Warwick, in the Australian state of Queensland, and is part of a complex that includes the 102.6MW Karara Karara (102.6MW) OnshoreQueensland, Australia, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details wind farm, also being developed by Acciona. An initial agreement to use Nordex wind turbines at the complex was made early last year.

Acciona agreed in March 2021 to sell a 30% stake in the MacIntyre project to international metals group Korea Zinc’s subsidiary Ark Energy. The Spanish developer will retain full responsibility for the wind farm’s development, construction and operation.

Nordex also supplied turbines for the 132MW Mount Gellibrand Mount Gellibrand (132MW) OnshoreColac, Victoria, Australia, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details and 157.5MW Mortlake South Mortlake South (157.5MW) OnshoreMortlake, Victoria, Australia, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details wind farms in Australia. Globally, it has sold turbines to more than 33GW of wind capacity in 40 countries.

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