30 Jan '13, 10am

Nordex N117 bags first Latin American outing: Nordex is to supply its N117 turbines for a 50.4MW wind farm in th...

Located 65 miles from the capital city of Montevideo, the project will comprise 21 of Nordex ’s N117/2400 2.4 MW wind turbines on 91 meter towers. The deal will see the first Latin American installation of this turbine model, which is designed specifically for light wind sites. Until recently, Latin America was considered a region of vast potential - but lagging in concrete action. Now it seems Latin America’s renewable landscape is finally starting to take shape . In addition to Nordex, other high profile companies are working in the region, including ABB, which last year secured a key order to supply substations and transmission infrastructure to increase wind-generated electricity in Brazil’s energy mix . The electricity produced by the project will be used by Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas (UTE) , Uruguay’s state power company, under a 20-year power purchase agreemen...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/30473/nordex-n11...

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