ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. Colombia is promoting more renewable energy projects in 2020. The Nordex Group has received an order for the supply of 41 N149/4.0-4.5 turbines for a wind farm in Colombia. The order also includes a service agreement for a period of two years with an option to extend initially by three and subsequently a further five years. A report carried by Energía Limpia XXI states that the N149/4.0-4.5 turbines with a rotor diameter of 149 meters will be installed on site on tubular steel towers with a hub height of 105 meters.
According to associations, Colombia has considerable wind potential in various regions. On the basis of official figures, 1,278 wind turbine generators were installed in Latin America in 2019, most of them in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Here the Nordex Group was the second-strongest supplier in the region.
The Nordex Group – a profile
The Group has installed more than 28 GW of wind energy capacity in over 40 markets and in 2019 generated revenues of EUR 3.3 billion. The company currently employs a workforce of approx. 7,500. The joint manufacturing capacity includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States, India, Argentina and Mexico. The product portfolio is focused on onshore turbines in the 2.4 to 5.X MW class, which are tailor-made for the market requirements of countries with limited space and regions with limited grid capacity.