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22 turbines for Scotland / installation in two phases planned

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Subtitle: 22 turbines for Scotland / installation in two phases planned

Hamburg (euro adhoc) - Hamburg, 25 March 2011. Nordex is to supply 22 wind turbines for the "Drone Hill" project in Scotland. The customer is the American power company AES, which already has wind capacity in excess of 1,700 MW in Europe, China and the United States. AES has also signed a five-year Premium Service Contract with Nordex.

The "Drone Hill" site is located on the east coast of Scotland in an area characterised by high winds and is subject to building height restrictions. AES found that the Nordex N60/1300 turbine was ideal for these conditions.

The project will be installed in two phases. The first nine turbines are due to start operation in February next year, with the remaining 13 following in August. The expected annual yield from the entire wind farm stands at around 66 gigawatt hours.

"We are pleased to have been selected to supply `Drone Hill´ to AES and to add yet another project to the large fleet of Nordex wind turbine generators in the UK. AES is a very experienced player in the wind industry, and we are proud to collaborate with the company", said Lars Bondo Krogsgaard, Chief Sales Officer at Nordex SE.

Nordex - a profile 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) with more 1,500 of these turbines having been produced to date. This means that Nordex has a crucial edge in terms of experience in operating large turbines compared to most of its competitors in the sector. Overall, Nordex has installed a more than 4,400 turbines with a capacity in excess of 6,500 MW around the world. With exports accounting for over 95 percent of its business, Nordex also has a strong position in international high-growth regions. The company has offices and subsidiaries in 19 countries. In total, the Group employs more than 2,500 people worldwide.

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