REpower Systems AG has signed a delivery agreement for up to 143.5 megawatts with the enXco – the American arm of the French EDF Energies Nouvelles Company. The 70 2.05 MW REpower MM92 turbinesare intended for a wind farm project in the West Coast market for delivery in mid-2011.
REpower and enXco have already been cooperating in the USA since 2006 and have implemented a series of wind farm projects in California, Washington and Indiana. With this contract, REpower USA Corp. has installed or sold 390 wind turbines in the US which combine to nearly 800 MW of renewable wind energy.
Steve Dayney, CEO of REpower USA Corp., says “A high degree of trust has been developed through what has become a multi-year collaboration with enXco and EDF EN. This new order from our customer strengthens our presence and competitiveness in the US wind energy market.”
“This order reflects our need to secure turbines for the recovering West Coast market where enXco is very well positioned due to the quality of the sites we have secured in California and the Pacific Northwest”, stated Tristan Grimbert, president & CEO of enXco. “This conditional order demonstrates our continued strength in project development and ability to successfully procure turbines.”