- Published: 09 August 2007 09 August 2007
REpower Systems AG has received several orders from Italy and Australia to deliver 2MW wind turbines with a total output of 160MW.
REpower has signed the following agreements for projects in Italy: for the customer Veronagest, REpower will deliver 24 wind turbines for the "Mazara del Vallo" wind farm in the Trapani province of Sicily. Construction of 13 MM82 turbines and 11 MM92 turbines is scheduled to begin in May 2008 and to be completed by the end of 2008. In an agreement with the project developer Ordona Energia S.r.l. REpower is to supply 17 MM92 turbines for a wind farm near Foggia (in the southern Italian province of Apulia). The third project, Scampitella, is for the customer is Foster Wheeler Milan and is in the southern Italian Campania region and involves 16 MM92 wind turbines. The Italian REpower subsidiary, REpower Italia S.r.l., is in charge of implementing the projects in Italy. Furthermore, REpower has been commissioned by the Australian company Pacific Hydro Pty Ltd. to deliver 23 MM82 wind turbines for a wind farm in the southern Australian state of Victoria. The wind farm is named "Cape Nelson South" and will be erected near the coastal town of Portland. Construction for the "Cape Nelson" project is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2008 and to be completed by the middle of 2009.