Published: 13 January 2021 13 January 2021
Statkraft Energias Renováveis, the Brazilian subsidiary of Statkraft, has placed an order with the Nordex Group for 518.7MW Ventos de Santa Eugenia project in Brazil. The Nordex Group will equip the wind farm project with 91 N163/5.X turbines.
The order also includes a service contract covering three years as well as a technical support agreement for the customer and the turbines over a period of 20 years. The wind farm will be built near Uibaí in the state of Bahía, in the northeast of the country. Commissioning is scheduled for early 2023. The turbines will be supplied in an operating mode of 5.7MW and will be installed on 120-metre concrete towers. The Nordex Group will be manufacturing the N163/5.X in Brazil. The concrete towers will likewise be made in one of the company's own local plants near the site. In addition to this, Nordex is purchasing the rotor blades from Brazil.