Innogy has contracted Nordex Group to equip the wind farm Jüchen A44n with six N149/4.0-4.5 turbines, each with a hub height of 164 meters.
The wind farm Jüchen A44n will be constructed next to the A44 motorway on approximately 90 hectares of recultivated land previously used by the Garzweiler open cast lignite mining site, located south of the city of Jüchen in North Rhine Westphalia.
The wind farm will be run as part of a collaboration in the field of regenerative projects between Innogy and NEW Re, a subsidiary of the municipal service company NEW.
At the beginning of 2020, the cooperation was successful in the German auction for onshore wind turbines and thus won the Federal Grid Agency contract for a firm tariff on electricity feed-in to run the 27 MW wind farm.
“The wind farm Jüchen will supply clean electricity for around 26,000 households. The site on recultivated land formerly used for brown coal mining could not be more symbolic in terms of CO2-neutral energy production and the energy transition. We are delighted that Innogy and NEW Re will be using our turbine technology in this landmark project.”Patxi Landa, CSO Nordex Group.
In October 2018, Innogy and Nordex Group agreed on a strategic partnership with a goal to efficiently promoting potential development in a highly competitive market with onshore wind projects. The Jüchen A44n wind farm is the first German project to be introduced as part of the partnership.