REpower is presenting the restructured portfolio of its 3.XM series at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012 trade fair: in line with their potential, the existing turbines from the 3-MW class – the REpower 3.2M114 and REpower 3.4M104 – are being certified for use at sites with higher wind speeds. A third turbine type, the 3.0M122, has been added to the company’s 3.XM series. It has been specially designed for conditions at sites with low wind speeds.
REpower and RWE Innogy close a contract for the delivery of 54 offshore wind turbines. The REpower 6M turbines, each with 6.15 MW of rated power, are intended for the Innogy Nordsee 1 wind farm.
REpower signs a contract with Meridian Energy Limited to supply 64 MM92 wind turbines to the Mt Mercer wind farm in Australia. This is REpower’s first contract with Meridian Energy and the company’s largest ‘supply & install’ contract for its MM series turbines in Australia to date.
REpower installs the last of 30 REpower 6M wind turbines in the Belgian offshore wind farm Thornton Bank Phase II.
REpower successfully commissioned its so far tallest wind turbine. The turbine with a hub height of 143 metres and a total height of 200 metres was erected in the wind farm Winnberg in Bavaria for the customer Windpower.
Marcus A. Wassenberg is appointed Chief Financial Officer, and Vinod R. Tanti is appointed Chief Operating Officer. They succeed Derrick Noe and Gregor Gnädig. These appointments are effective 1st June 2012.
REpower installs the first of 48 REpower 6M for C-Power’s Thornton Bank II in Belgium. The REpower 6M is the most powerful wind turbine constructed on the high seas to date.
REpower Systems SE signs an agreement with a consortium of banks headed by BayernLB, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft and Deutsche Bank AG for a syndicated loan of EUR 750.0 million. This move enables REpower to secure follow-on financing early for the credit facilities of EUR 600.0 million agreed in May 2009.
REpower Systems SE concludes a contract with an East Coast U.S. wind power developer for the delivery of 73 wind turbines. The REpower MM92 turbines with an overall power output of 150 megawatts (MW) are destined for a project in Oklahoma, located in the south-central region of the United States.
REpower acquires remaining 49% shares of PowerBlades GmbH from SGL Rotec GmbH.