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20.04.2009 – 16:03

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EANS-News: EnBW and Nordex forging partnership for the development of wind farm projects

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Norderstedt (euro adhoc) - Hamburg, Karlsruhe, April 20, 2009. EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG and Nordex AG plan to work together in wind farm development projects in Europe in the future. The two companies have forged a partnership for the joint development of wind power projects and for extending capacities of electricity generation by wind in the coming years. The partnership focuses on the turbines N80, N90 and N100 (nominal output of 2,500 KW), of which Nordex has to date produced over 1,000 units.

"The background to this partnership is EnBW´s declared aim to almost double the share of renewable energies in its production portfolio to at least 20 percent by 2020. To this end, EnBW will be boosting its wind power capacity significantly", says Dr. Werner Götz, general manager of EnBW Renewables GmbH.

"We are very pleased that our European-wide sales activities have also resulted in a partnership being forged with a utility. The contract testifies to EnBW´s confidence in the good quality of our multi-megawatt turbines," says Carsten Pedersen, COO Sales and Marketing at Nordex AG.

About Nordex As a technological leader among suppliers of megawatt turbines, Nordex benefits particularly from the global trend towards large-scale wind turbines. The product range includes one of the largest series wind power systems in the world (N80/N90/N100 2,500 kW). More than 1,000 of these turbines are produced to date. This experience with multi-megawatt turbines gives Nordex a decisive lead over most of its competitors. Nordex has installed a total of over 3,700 turbines with a capacity of more than 4,800 MW around the world. With exports accounting for over 95 percent of its business, Nordex AG plays a key role in international high-growth regions. The Company has offices and subsidiaries in 18 countries around the world. In total, the Group employs about 2,200 people worldwide.

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