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The Nordex Group has received an order from its new customer, COPEL – Companhia Paranaense de Energia, for the supply and construction of 26 AW132/3465 turbines in Brazil. The order also includes the
Servicing of the machines, with a contract term of 20 years.
The 90 MW wind farm “Jandaíra Copel” will be built in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, near the city of Jandaíra in eastern Brazil. The Nordex Group will manufacture the 26 turbines at its production facility in Simões Filho. The turbines will be built on 120 metre concrete towers, which the Group will manufacture at its local plant in Areia Branca, not far from the site. The company will also source the rotor blades locally. Completion of the wind farm is planned for 2022.
The order from COPEL – Companhia Paranaense de Energia is the first to be received by the Nordex Group and the second from a public utility in Brazil.