Chicago, IL, WINDPOWER 2009, Booth No. 4857 — May 6, 2009: Nordic Windpower USA, Inc., a leading manufacturer of two-bladed utility-scale wind turbines, announced today that it has been awarded contracts for 19 of its N1000 one-megawatt wind turbines
The 70 meter high N1000 turbine, with blades 59 meters in diameter, will provide clean and renewable wind energy for schools, wind farms, a military base, a municipal utility, and a sustainable residential development. The projects span four states in the USA – Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota, and Uruguay in South America.
“We are extremely pleased to announce contract awards for a combined total of 19 MW from environmentally dedicated public- and private-sector customers in North and South America,” said Tom Carbone, CEO of Nordic Windpower. “Our customers recognize the value of the N1000 wind turbine as a lighter weight, simple and highly reliable wind turbine. It is ideally suited for community and distributed wind power applications that want to adopt clean and renewable wind energy easily and affordably.”
Nordic Windpower will provide a combined total of 19 turbines as follows:
· 12 MW for community wind projects in Minnesota including a LEED Gold Certified housing development project which is the first of its kind in the USA;
· 3 MW for a wind turbine installer to add capacity to an existing wind farm in Uruguay;
· 2 MW for a construction, energy efficiency and management company, for schools in Indiana;
· 1 MW for a municipal power company located in Iowa; and,
· 1 MW to power the grid at a military base in Arizona.
At least 10 N1000 wind turbines will be shipped from Nordic Windpower’s US assembly facility in Pocatello, Idaho during 2009, commencing in July. The remaining turbines will be shipped during the first quarter of 2010.
About Nordic Windpower
Nordic Windpower USA is a fast-growing company that manufactures and sells highly reliable, two-bladed wind turbines with proven and innovative Swedish technology. The lighter weight N1000 turbines are less costly to transport, install and maintain benefiting both small and large developers. With offices in Berkeley, CA and Bristol, UK, and a manufacturing facility in Pocatello, Idaho, Nordic Windpower enables community wind projects to adopt and generate clean and renewable wind energy simply and affordably. For additional information, visit www.nordicwindpower.com, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, toll-free at (888) 322-2080, or (510) 665-9463.
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