Milestones

The assembly of the first REpower 6M turbines has been completed in Bremerhaven. After successfully passing the indoor tests, the new offshore turbine type is now ready for delivery

REpower erects the prototype of the onshore wind energy turbine REpower 3.XM near Husum.

REpower Systems AG and DOTI (Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastrukturgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG) conclude a contract for the delivery of six REpower 5M for alpha ventus

REpower places a bid to acquire the vehicle fleet and other operating assets of Schaumann GmbH & Co. KG and with that contributes to maintain more than 30 jobs

During short fiscal year 2008 (01.01.2008 - 31.03.2008) gross revenues of REpower Systems AG increase to EUR 150.2 million, operating result rise to EUR 3.1 million and orders on hand increase by 44.0% to 1,419 megawatts

REpower is awarded 263 MW of the ENEL tender for projects in France and Italy

Consortium with REpower is awarded 954 MW of a wind farm tender in Québec/Canada; the order is among the biggest in the wind industry thus far

The heritable building right contracts between REpower and harbour Kiel-Canal GmbH are signed for a site in Osterrönfeld (Schleswig-Holstein).

REpower´s associated company PowerBlades GmbH celebrates the 'topping out' of its rotor blade factory in Bremerhaven.

The Supervisory Board of REpower Systems AG concludes the enlargement of the Executive Board to four members; Lars Rytter Kristensen will be responsible for purchasing, production and logistics.

REpower Systems AG achieves its all-time highest operation result with an EBIT of EUR 28,2 Mio. and raises forecast up to EUR 1,1 Mrd. for fiscal year 2008/2009.

REpower and RWE Innogy agree on negotiations for framework agreements for up to 1,900 megawatts.

REpower and SE Drive Technik GmbH, a subsidiary of REpower’s major shareholder Suzlon Energy Ltd., found the joint venture Renewable Energy Technology Center (RETC ) in Hamburg in which each firm holds a 50% stake.

REpower founds the subsidiary "REpower Systems Inc." which will be the REpower center of future activities in Canada