German wind company Nordex has secured orders for two wind farms in the southwest of Ireland totalling 42.5 MW.
Both The Killaveenoge wind farm near in County Cork will feature ten N90/2500 turbines with a 125m tip height for a local Irish developer. Turbine delivery is scheduled for October 2016.
The seven-turbine Coollegrean project in County Kerry is being built for Element Power and will also feature N90/2500 turbines but with a 115m tip height.
Delivery to the sites is scheduled for October and November respectively and both are due to will enter full operation in summer 2017.
Nordex chief sales officer Patxi Landa said that Ireland “continues to be an important market for our company, and we have a strong team on the ground there. These new orders mean that we have over 600 MW of turbines either in operation or construction.”