Published: 10 October 2018 10 October 2018
The Nordex Group has closed the third quarter of 2018 with an order intake of 974MW, increasing the volume of firm orders in year-on-year comparison almost by a factor five (Q3/2017: 203.4MW).
Recently the company received orders in the USA containing 122 AW 125 and AW 132 turbines of differing installed capacities. The total order volume in North America in the third quarter is at 405MW. Moreover, the Nordex Group has booked a project for 99MW in Argentina, as well as two large orders totalling 252MW in South Africa. In the same period, demand in Europe amounted to 218MW. Here, the strongest individual markets were Germany, Belgium, France and Finland. In Finland, the Nordex Group succeeded in obtaining its first larger order for the new N149/4.0-4.5 amounting to 81MW. On the product side, new business is largely focussed on the AW125, AW132 and N149/4.0-4.5 turbines. Overall, this year the Nordex Group has already received firm orders amounting to more than 3,070MW.