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  • Under the brand name Nordex we offer powerful wind turbines for almost all geographic regions across the globe.

    As developers and manufacturers of wind turbines, we concentrate on our core competencies. In addition to the overall technical design, our know-how also lies in the development of rotor blades with a length of up to 45 meters and in the integrated electrical and control technology for wind turbines.
Product Portfolio
  • Wind turbines

  • Nordex has been delivering wind turbines on its proven multi-MW platform to customers all around the world since 2000. The steady evolution of our products ensures that they remain competitive. On the basis of shared technical platform generations, our range currently comprises Generation Delta and Generation Gamma wind power systems. The average availability of all turbines covered by Nordex Service stands at 98 per cent. Nordex offers high-efficient turbines for all wind classes. Solution-driven innovations such as the Anti-Icing-System and a range of tower solutions expand the application area.
      • Wind turbines: Generation Delta

      • With Generation Delta, we are now offering the fourth generation of our proven multi-megawatt platform. With its larger rotors, increased nominal output and optimised technical systems, Generation Delta is setting new standards in terms of economic efficiency, reliability, serviceability and safety for locations with medium and strong winds.

        Nordex Generation Delta wins “special mention price” at German Design Award 2015 - category "Excellent Product Design – Industry, Materials and Health Care.

        Beginning of 2015 the leading wind power publication Windpower Monthly awarded the Gold medal in its "2013 Turbines of the Year" report to the Nordex N131/3000 in the +3 MW turbines segment.

          • N131/3600 (3.6 megawatts)

          • The N131/3600 is specially designed for light-wind locations (IEC-3). With its 3.6 MW installed capacity the increase in rated output amounts to 20 percent. Despite the substantial increase in output, sound power level is limited to max. 106.4 dB(A). Nordex offers the turbine with serrations, which reduce the sound emissions by an additional 1.5 dB(A).

            The N131/3600 is available with tower heights of 84 to 112 metres, and for Scandinavia, up to 134 metres.

            The N131/3600 is based on Nordex’ proven turbine design of Generation Delta. With the N131/3600, Nordex customers are able to benefit from our more than 16 years of experience in the multi-megawatt segment.

            Greater nominal output
            With a nominal output of 3.6 MW, the N131/3600 has a 20 percent greater capacity than its predecessor. It is our most efficient light wind turbine.

            Proven rotor blade design - increased rotor surface
            The N131/3600 features the in-house developed own NR65.5 rotor blade with 13,478 square meters rotor sweep.

            Optimized hub heights
            Hub heights of 84 to 134 meters help to achieve greater yields.

            Reduced power levels
            Despite the substantial increase in output, sound power level is limited to max. 106.4 dB(A). What is more, Nordex offers numerous noise-optimised operating systems for particularly noise-critical locations. Thank to the improved sector-cut-out modes, an optimum yield is still achieved.

            Proven drive train concept
            The drive train concept is based on the proven 3-point bearing structure. The optimised drive train geometry reduces the forces impacting the individual components, thus lowering the strain on the robust rotor bearings.

            Economical

          • N131/3000 (3.0 megawatts)

          • The N131/3000 offers maximum efficiency at IEC3 locations. With its 13,478 square meters rotor sweep and 3.0 MW installed capacity it generates high yields at locations with average wind speeds below 7.5 m/s.

            Operating data
            Rated Power: 3000 kW
            Cut-in wind speed: 3 m/s
            Cut-out wind speed: 20 m/s

            Rotor
            Diameter: 131,0 m
            Swept area: 13,478 m²
            Speed: 6.5 - 11.6 rpm
            Tip speed: 70,5 m/s

            Gearbox: 3-stage gearbox (planetary-planetary-spur gear)

            The N131/3000 is specially designed for light-wind locations (IEC-3). With its 3.0 MW installed capacity the increase in rated output amounts to 25 percent. Despite the substantial increase in output, sound power level is limited to max. 104.5 dB(A).

            Nordex offers a much larger rotor for each wind class. This produces higher yields. With 131 metres the rotor diameter of the N131/3000 is 14 metres larger resulting in a 25.8 percent increase in swept area. The turbine is a very efficient high-yielding turbine for light-wind locations (IEC-3).

            The N131/3000 is based on Nordex’ proven turbine design of Generation Delta. With the N131/3000, Nordex customers are able to benefit from our more than 13 years of experience in the multi-megawatt segment

          • N117/3600 (3.6 megawatts)

          • The N117/3600 is designed for medium wind speeds (IEC-2) and has a 20 percent greater nominal output compared with its sister model. Yet, despite this substantial increase in output, sound power levels have remained stable at 105 dB(A). Nordex offers the turbine with serrations, which reduce the sound emissions by an additional 1.5 dB(A).

            Thanks to the high towers and optimised technical systems, the N117/3600 generates high yields at IEC-2 locations.

            With the N117/3600, Nordex customers are able to benefit from our more than 16 years of experience in the multi-megawatt segment.

            Greater nominal output
            With a nominal output of 3.6 MW, the N117/3600 has a 20 percent greater capacity than its sister model. This results in strong additional yields in medium wind speeds.

            Proven rotor blade design - increased rotor surface
            Nordex is using the proven aerodynamic design of its own NR58.5 rotor blade with carbon-fibre girders for the N117/3600.

            Taller hub height
            The turbine comes with taller hub heights, enabling additional gains in annual energy production and opening up complex forested sites for wind turbine installations. Thus, Nordex offers towers with a hub height of 91 up to 141 metres.

            Stable sound power levels
            Despite the substantial increase in output, sound power levels have remained stable at 105 dB(A). What is more, Nordex offers numerous noise-optimised operating systems for particularly noise-critical locations. Thank to the improved sector-cut-out modes, an optimum yield is still achieved.

            Proven drive train concept
            The drive train concept is based on the proven 3-point bearing structure. The optimised drive train geometry reduces the forces impacting the individual components, thus lowering the strain on the robust rotor bearings.

          • N117/3000 (3.0 megawatts)

          • The N117/3000 is a highly efficient wind power system for IEC-2 sites. With a rotor sweep of 10,715 square metres and an installed nominal output of 3.0 MW, it generates high yields at sites with medium wind speeds.

            Operating data
            Rated Power: 3000 kW
            Cut-in wind speed: 3,0 m/s
            Cut-out wind speed: 25 m/s

            Rotor
            Diameter: 116,8 m
            Swept area: 10,715 m²
            Speed: 7,9 - 14.1 rpm
            Tip speed: 77 m/s

            Gearbox: 3-stage gearbox (planetary-planetary-spur gear)

            The N117/3000 is designed for medium wind speeds (IEC-2) and has a 20 percent greater nominal output compared with its predecessor. Yet, despite this substantial increase in output, sound power levels have remained stable.

            Thanks to the high towers and optimised technical systems, the N117/3000 generates high yields at IEC-2 locations.

            With the N117/3000, Nordex customers are able to benefit from our more than 13 years of experience in the multi-megawatt segment.

          • N100/3300 (3.3 megawatts)

          • Thanks to its large rotor diameter of 100 metres and an installed nominal output of 3.3 megawatts, the N100/3300 is the prime choice for strong-wind locations (IEC1).

            Operating data
            Rated Power: 3300 kW
            Cut-in wind speed: 3,5 m/s
            Cut-out wind speed: 25 m/s
                
            Rotor
            Diameter: 99,8 m
            Swept area: 7,823 m²
            Speed: 9.0 - 16.1 rpm
            Tip speed: 75 m/s

            Gearbox: 3-stage gearbox (planetary-planetary-spur gear)

            The N100/3300 is designed for strong wind speeds (IEC-1) and has a 32 percent greater nominal output compared with its predecessor. Yet, despite this substantial increase in output, sound power levels have remained stable.

            The rotor diameter is 10 metres larger compared with its predecessor, resulting in a 23% increase in rotor sweep. This makes the N100/3300 a particularly efficient turbine for strong-wind locations (IEC-1).

            With the N100/3300, Nordex customers are able to benefit from our more than 13 years of experience in the multi-megawatt segment.

        • Wind turbines: Generation Gamma

        • The third generation of our series of multi-megawatt wind power systems, Generation Gamma, features efficient turbines for all wind classes. As the flagship of this platform generation, our N117/2400 is in a class of its own when it comes to efficiency at sites characterised by light wind speeds. End of 2013 the leading wind power publication Windpower Monthly awarded the Gold medal in its "2013 Turbines of the Year" report to the Nordex N117/2400 in the 2.1 - 3.5MW turbines segment.
            • Nordex N117 (2.4 Megawatt)

            • With a rotor sweep of 10,715 square metres an a rotor diameter of 117 meters, the N117/2400 is the IEC 3 turbine with the highest yield in its category.

              Operating data
              Rated Power: 2400 kW
              Cut-in wind speed: 3 m/s
              Cut-out wind speed: 20 m/s

              Rotor
              Diameter: 117 m
              Swept area: 10,751 m²
              Speed: 7.5 - 13.2 rpm
              Tip speed: 72 m/s

              Gearbox
              Construction: Combined spur/planetary gear or differential gearbox

              The N117/2400 has been specially developed for low-wind sites. Thanks to a rotor diameter of 117 meters and a rotor sweep of 10,751 square meters, the N117/2400 is the highest-yielding IEC 3 turbine in its class. In typical low-wind regions, it will achieve a capacity of over 3,500 full-load hours, thus exceeding other turbines in this category by 20 percent. This translates into a capacity factor of 40 percent. As a result, Nordex customers using the N117/2400 will be able to achieve high and steady electricity production in regions characterized by lighter winds. The acoustic power level is a maximum 105 decibels, thus allowing the turbine to be used closer to residential areas and ensuring an optimum turbine array in the wind farm. The N117/2400 has also been designed with construction height limits in mind. Thus, with a hub height of 91 meters on the standard tower, it remains below the critical threshold of 150 meters.

              The turbine is the result of eleven years of systematic ongoing technical enhancements to the multi-megawatt platform, 26 years of wind power engineering and the experience gained from over 1,300 installed multi-megawatt wind power systems.

            • Nordex N100 (2.5 Megawatt)

            • The Nordex N100/2500 kW is a turbine suitable for inland sites. With a rotor diameter of 100 metres, the N100/2500 is ideal for medium and low wind locations (IEC 2, IEC 3).

              Operating data
              Rated Power: 2500 kW
              Cut-in wind speed: 3 m/s
              Cut-out wind speed: 25 m/s

              Rotor
              Diameter: 100 m
              Swept area: 7,923 m²
              Speed: 9.6 - 14.8 rpm
              Tip speed: 77 m/s

              Gearbox
              Construction: Combined spur/planetary gear or differential gearbox

              The Nordex N100/2500 kW is a 2.5 MW wind turbine specially configured for moderate and low wind conditions.

              The N100/2500 is on of the largest turbines in the Nordex product line and its yield rates among the highest in its power class. With a rotor sweep of 7,854 square metres, this IEC-2- and IEC-3-certified turbine operates particularly profitably in medium and low-wind regimes.

            • Nordex N90 (2.5 Megawatt)

            • The N90/2500 kW is a very versatile and at the same time very efficient wind turbine of the Nordex product family. The turbine is designed for strong wind sites (IEC 1).

              Operating data
              Rated Power: 2500 kW
              Cut-in wind speed: 3 m/s
              Cut-out wind speed: 25 m/s
                  
              Rotor
              Diameter: 90 m
              Swept area: 6,362 m²
              Speed: 9.6 - 16.8 rpm
              Tip speed: 70 m/s

              Gearbox
              Construction: Combined spur/planetary gear or differential gearbox

              As an all-round turbine in the 2.5 MW product line, the N90/2500 can be deployed at strong-wind sites and medium-wind locations. With different tower heights, it covers wind classes IEC 1 and IEC 2. Nordex also offers it with the option of a frequency of 50 or 60 hertz.

              This makes the N90/2500 a very versatile 2.5 MW turbine and the classic in the series. Hundreds are in operation in various locations with vastly different climates and geographies across Europe, Asia and North America.

          • Project services for the optimal wind farm configuration

          • Thanks to our long-time experience in the technical planning of wind park systems, we at Nordex are able to offer the installation of turnkey wind parks with the substation including grid connection. Within the framework of micrositing we can also help you to find the suitable wind turbine and determine its exact position within your wind park.

            Nordex has DIN ISO 9001 certification for the planning, delivery, installation and commissioning of all electrical and technical automation systems as well as for the infrastructural measures required for wind turbines.

            With our many years of wind energy know-how we can help our customers with forecasts, planning, the licensing procedures and the installation of turnkey wind parks.

            Your advantages:

            • risk minimization due to a fixed price and guaranteed deadlines
            • minimization of the work involved via planning interfaces
            • support in financing questions
            • time saving by advanced services in connection with planning and grid connection
              • Micrositing

              • Whether a location is suitable for the use of wind energy depends primarily on the local wind conditions. Long-term wind measurements can provide information on this. As soon as the information is available regarding the local wind conditions it is possible to draw up the layout of the wind park and select the optimal wind energy system.

                We offer assistance
                • with data analysis and processing,
                • drawing up projections for noise emission and shade
                • allowing for the required distances from neighbouring housing sites and minimum distances of the wind turbines from each other,
                • explaining and fulfilling the regulations relating to planning and building law,
                • obtaining answers to questions relating to the accessibility of the wind park,
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                • determining the optimal siting of the wind turbines in the wind park.
              • Project Engineering

              • As part of our turnkey service, we offer support and practical implementation in connection with calculating projections and all the planning and construction steps for your wind park. We find the best line layout for the requirements of our customers. We plan the entire communications network and the medium-voltage network for connecting your wind park to the high-voltage grid. What’s more: we assist you in dealing with the authorities, evaluating analyses on environmental compatibility and recommendation of compensatory measures.
              • Substation

              • As part of our turnkey service we also offer to set up the complete wind park substation. The substation is a turnkey modular system, especially designed for the link-up of the wind park network to the high-voltage grid of the power supplier. Set up as an outdoor plant, the substation converts the alternating voltage, which as a rule lies between 110 kV and 380 kV, to 20 or 30 kV. The current is then distributed further. We ensure that the electrical energy created in the wind energy system is optimally and punctually fed into the high-voltage grid.

                Our offer includes:
                • conducting all the negotiations needed with the power supply company – also before grid connection has been approved
                • engineering and installation of a complete substation
                • extension of the power supply company's substation
                • installation and connection of the medium-voltage system, including buildings
                • installation and connection of distribution transformers
                • installation of switchboard plant and protection technology
                • implementation of all excavation work and building foundations
                • protection technology
                • assembly
                • commissioning up to grid switch-on together with the power supply company
            • Nordex Service

            • Benefit from the skills of the manufacturer
              In addition to powerful and efficient wind power systems, Nordex also provides highly professional services of its own. In performing our activities, we aim to boost our customers’ production yields through a combination of maximised availability, technical improvements and the heightened efficiency of our service.
                • Nordex Service portfolio

                • With our decentralised Nordex Service organisation, we can reach any turbine quickly. You can also request individual services from our range independently of the Nordex Service contracts. Here’s an overview of our service range.
                      • Inspection and maintenance
                        Improved availability, longer service life

                      • Regular and preventive maintenance in accordance with the applicable regulations will ensure high availability of your Nordex wind turbines throughout their entire lifecycle. By working closely with the technical department together with constant consultation via remote monitoring, Nordex service technicians have real time up-to- the-minute information they require. In this way, they are able to reduce downtimes and address disruptions before they cause complicated and extensive damage.
                      • Repair service
                        More than just dismantling and re-assembling

                      • Malfunctions of a WTG’s systems must be remedied quickly and reliably. Only Nordex Service know your wind turbine down to the very last detail and has access to extensive data on the specific model. In this respect, it is not only Nordex’s experience as a manufacturer of wind turbines which plays a role but also the spare parts used. This is because Nordex Service use solely tested and proven parts, thus preventing recurring problems and avoiding any compromises to safety.
                      • Spare part deliveries
                        Never far away

                      • We install service points and store the spare parts for the specific turbines close to the wind farms which we look after. In addition, Nordex operate a central warehouse at its production facility in Rostock which holds replacement parts for all wind turbine models and supplies these service points as well as storing large components. In this way, we are able to reduce turnaround and delivery periods substantially, thus minimising downtimes
                      • Modernisation
                        Enhanceing your Turbine

                      • Modernising your Nordex wind turbine will boost yields and extend its service life. An all-round modernisation brings the main components up to the standard of the current turbine generation. A Nordex Service project manager will agree with you upon a tailor-made solution and assist you during the entire modernisation process.
                      • Technical enhancements
                        Keeping up with the latest technological advances

                      • The Nordex Technical Improvement Programme (TIP) offers standardised packages for technical modifications and enhancements, resulting in improvements in the safety, reliability and the efficiency of your Nordex wind power systems. Installation requires only a small amount of planning and can be executed on site by our Nordex Service technicians.
                      • Condition monitoring system
                        Concentrating on the inside of the turbine

                      • The condition monitoring system automatically tracks the condition of components subject to wear and tear in order to additionally enhance the technical availability of Nordex wind turbines. The data collected is evaluated by experienced engineers, who will report to you on the condition of your system. If actual data deviates from the required condition, preventive service is planned to avert any damage, thus substantially reducing downtimes, wear and damage and boosting reliability.
                      • Customer training
                        By professionals for professionals

                      • Nordex Service offer your staff a comprehensive modular training programme, covering a wide range of business-related and technical subjects. Training is performed by our Nordex Academy at our own training facilities fitted out with modern equipment.
                      • Remote monitoring and remote management
                        Never left alone

                      • Our remote monitoring systems keep an eye on your Nordex wind power systems round the clock 365 days a year. Any disruptions are remedied remotely or, if necessary, our Nordex Service technicians will be sent out to carry out on-site repairs. Moreover, our experienced engineers support the remote monitoring by analysing the data and working out technical solutions. In this way, it is possible to find a swift and comprehensive solution for even complex technical questions.
                  • Nordex Service contracts

                  • Our customers’ requirements vary according to the level of service complexity and protection from expected risks. The Nordex Service contracts offer variable package solutions to meet these requirements.
                        • Nordex Basic Service – provides flexibility

                        • Nordex customers requiring a high degree of flexibility but not willing to compromise operating reliability and the long service life of their wind turbines opt for Nordex Basic Service.
                          Regular maintenance ensures availability throughout the entire service life. The 24-hour remote monitoring included in the Nordex Basic Service alerts you to any deviations in the operating parameters selected, thus avoiding unnecessary downtimes and repairs. Optional elements such as the condition monitoring system and regular inspection of the safety fittings of the wind power system additionally enhance safety and availability.
                        • Nordex Extended Service - protects your investment

                        • Nordex customers seeking greater investment protection and transparency select the Nordex Extended Service, which enhances the Nordex Basic Service package by adding an availability guarantee and a regular reporting. A large part of the investment risk is transferred to Nordex while simultaneously enhancing transparency.
                        • Nordex Premium Service – full-service solution

                        • Maximised investment protection and reliable cost budgeting are key concerns for Nordex customers opting for the Nordex Premium Service.
                          Two main aspects form the basis of this effective protection against risk. Firstly, all maintenance, repair and spare part costs are covered by the regular payment of a fixed fee. The second aspect is the enhanced investment protection in the form of an availability guarantee. In this way, a strong partnership is possible.