67 N155/4.X turbines of the Delta4000 series intended for the El Sauz wind farm
Hamburg, 3 December 2021. The Nordex Group has secured an order for a total of approximately 300 MW for a wind project in the USA. The Nordex Group will supply 67 N155/4.X turbines for the El Sauz wind farm located in Texas. The order also includes a Premium Service contract for the turbines covering a period of 5 years.
The El Sauz wind farm will be built in the south of Texas near Raymondville. The project has been developed by Apex Clean Energy and will be owned by JERA Americas, the US subsidiary of global energy leader JERA Co, Inc. (JERA) the provider of 30% of the electricity in Japan. JERA was created as comprehensive alliance of Tokyo Electric Power Group and the Chubu Electric Power Group.
The turbines are due to be installed in summer 2022 and will be supplied in an operating mode of 4.5 MW.
"We are looking to accelerate the transformation of our energy supply to more sustainable forms of energy and this project marks the beginning of what we plan to be a substantial and growing commitment to renewables in this state and across the country," said Steven Winn, CEO of JERA Americas.
"We are delighted to be working with JERA Americas on El Sauz. We look forward to a successful collaboration on this project and we are particularly pleased, that JERA has opted for our technology in their first project in the US market", said Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group.
ABOUT JERA AMERICAS
A subsidiary of Tokyo-based JERA, JERA Americas is supporting an energy transition in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. JERA, which stands for Japanese Energy for a New Era, has been working to eliminate CO2 emissions from its domestic and overseas businesses by 2050 and is contributing to the development of a sustainable society.
ABOUT APEX CLEAN ENERGY
Apex Clean Energy was founded with a singular focus: to accelerate the shift to clean energy. Through origination, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, and storage facilities, distributed energy resources, and green fuel technologies, Apex is expanding the renewable frontier across North America. Our mission-driven team of more than 300 professionals uses a data-focused approach and an unrivaled portfolio of projects to create solutions for the world's most innovative and forward-thinking customers.
The Nordex Group - a profile
The Group has installed more than 37 GW of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2020 generated revenues of EUR 4.6 billion. The company currently employs a workforce of approx. 8,500. The joint manufacturing capacity includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States, India and Mexico. The product portfolio is focused on onshore turbines in the 4 to 6.X MW class, which are tailor-made for the market requirements of countries with limited space and regions with limited grid capacity.
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