The Nordex Group has installed the first N163/5.X turbine of the Delta4000 series in the citizen wind farm Janneby in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The N163/5.X has rotor blades of approximately 80-metre and a rotor sweep of 20,867 square metres and is suitable for moderate and light-wind sites.
For the global markets, the N163/5.X has already been awarded international IEC certification in the form of a Design Evaluation Conformity Statements, DECS, for hub heights of 118, 148 and 159 metres. For the German market, the type tests according to DIBT 2012 have already been passed for hub heights of 118 and 164 metres. In the coming months the requisite power and sound measurements as well as validation of mechanical loads will be conducted in Janneby for IEC type certification.