- Published: 18 September 2006 18 September 2006
Nordex AG has been awarded a contract for the construction of the Vicari wind farm.
In the initial construction phase, the wind farm will comprise 15 N90/2500 turbines. The project is worth around € 47 million. In addition to supplying the turbines, Nordex is also responsible for constructing the access routes, the foundations, the cabling and the substation. A further three turbines of the same kind are currently still in the permission-granting phase. Including this option, the contract will have a total value of around € 55 million. The customer and later operator of the wind farm is ERG CESA Eolica, a joint venture forged by Italian energy Group ERG and the Spanish CESA Group. Start of production of the turbines on a range of hills (700 m) near Palermo is to commence in August 2007.