Saturday, February 02, 2008
Nordex is a German company that constructs and services wind power systems. In 2006 their production capacity was 584 MW which is about 3% to 4% of the industry’s global capacity. Nordex manufacture wind turbines primarily for onshore use. 99% of new wind installations are onshore. They have a range of turbines, the largest generating 2.5 MW of electricity. Rostock, Germany is the site for Nordex’s main manufacturing facility which currently has an annual capacity of 800 MW of turbine assembly. It is planned to increase capacity to 2,500 MW by 2011. There is also a turbine assembly facility in China which will undergo expansion in 2008 and a production facility is planned for the USA in 2009.