REpower 5M achieves rated power of 5,000 kilowatts

The world’s largest wind turbine achieved its rated power of 5,000 kilowatts for the first time at the end of last week. The turbine has already been feeding electricity to the grid since mid November and is being monitored constantly during operation in...

REpower with Continued Success in Japan

Hamburg: REpower Systems AG (WKN 617703) is delivering an additional wind farm to Japan. Nine REpower MD77 turbines will be erected next year in the southwestern Japanese island of Honshu, in the coastal city of Hojyo.

In the second half of 2005, the...

Improvement in results in the 3rd quarter of 2004

Hamburg: REpower Systems AG (TecDAX, WKN/security number 617703) has constructed 75 wind turbines in the first nine months of the current financial year and increased its nominal output slightly by 3.3 per cent to 123.5 megawatt compared with the previous...

Installation of the nacelle in progress / Drive train mounted

With the installation of the fifth and final tower section having been completed on Sunday afternoon, the assembly team has now begun installing the 18-meter-long, six-meter-wide and six-meter-high nacelle on the tower. The nacelle is being assembled in...

Statement on the equity risk rating of SES-Research GmbH

The equity risk rating of the SES-Research GmbH, which was published last week, caused confusion among some of REpower Systems AG’s investors. As in September 2003, REpower has been downgraded to rating class D, after being previously upgraded to B in...

Construction of REpower 5M continues on Sunday

With the “Queen” low pressure area having drawn across northern Germany in the last few days and gusty weather today, current forecasts suggest that work can continue on constructing the worlds’ largest wind turbine, the REpower 5M, on Sunday. In the...

Construction of two tower segments of REpower 5M completed

By erecting the tower the go-ahead for constructing the world’s largest wind energy turbine REpower 5M was given in Brunsbüttel, Schleswig-Holstein today. The tubular steel tower consists of five individual segments which are screwed on top of each other....

Construction of REpower 5M to Begin on Friday

This evening the first and fifth tower segments, the final components needed for the REpower 5M – the world’s largest wind turbine – will arrive at the Elbehafen port in Brunsbüttel. Just this Wednesday, delivery was taken of the third rotor blade. The...

Nacelle and Rotor Headed to Brunsbüttel

The turbine’s central components – the hub and nacelle – were loaded onto a pontoon yesterday at Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW) where the turbine was assembled, and are currently being towed to Brunsbüttel. The voyage via the North & Baltic Sea...

The nacelle cover for the 5M has been assembled.

All the installation work on the nacelle and hub is completed.
The heart of the REpower 5M is now clad and is ready to be taken away.
The components are shipped on a pontoon along the Kiel Canal from Kiel to the Brunsbüttel Port on the River Elbe.

 

REpower 5M machine test successfully completed

The machine test for the REpower 5M has been successfully completed in Kiel. Following the final assembly of the components, the turbine underwent mechanical as well as electrical tests. The designers of the 5-megawatt machine were highly satisfied with...

Loading of 6 MD77 for France

Loading of the nacelle, hub and blades for six REpower MD77 wind turbines began in Brunsbüttel, northern Germany yesterday. The machines will be at sea for three to four days before being off loaded in La Rochelle-Pallice, north of Bordeaux. From there...

Work begins on assembling crane for the REpower 5M turbine

With the foundations having been completed for the REpower 5M turbine, yesterday work has begun on assembling the crane. The LG 1750 lattice tower mobile crane is a brand new design from Liebherr and is being used for the first time by the Nolte crane...

Business in France gains momentum

REpower signs its first agreement with the EdF subsidiary EdF Energies Nouvelles for the supply of eleven turbines

Construction of more than 20 turbines in the third and fourth quarter of 2004

Hamburg: The French business of REpower Systems AG (TecDAX, WKN...

Substructure construction of REpower 5M completed

The work on the foundation for the prototype of the REpower 5M turbine (5MW), in Brunsbüttel, Northern Germany has been completed. The turbine will be installed in the next weeks. Due to its height of 183 metres and its weight of 1,100 tons (rotor and...

REpower UK secures first wind turbine orders

Within just six months of its launch REPower UK Ltd, the new joint venture between wind turbine company REpower Systems AG and specialist engineering company Peter Brotherhood Ltd, has secured its first wind turbine order.

A single REpower, 2 MW, MM82...

Annual General Meeting of REpower Systems AG decides by resolution to distribute a dividend of 0.60 EUR per share Skeleton agreement undersigned with the French corporation MAIA SONNIER for exclusive delivery in 2 megawatt class

Hamburg: At the Annual General Meeting of REpower Systems AG (TecDAX, WKN 617 703) in Hamburg the shareholders once again extended their full support to the corporation. All items on the agenda were passed with majorities according to the recommendations...

REpower is supplying Japan with another eight wind turbines

Hamburg: The Japanese operations of REpower Systems AG (TecDAX, WKN 617703), a leading supplier of wind turbines in the multi-megawatt class in particular, are going from strength to strength. Six REpower MD77 turbines for a wind farm in Mushigamine on the...

Substructure construction of REpower 5M begins

Substructure construction of the REpower 5M 5-megawatt turbine prototype began in Brunsbüttel yesterday, Monday April 19. The wind turbine, which weighs over 1,100 tons (head mass/rotor and nacelle: approx: 360 tons), will be mounted onto a reinforced...

Final figures for fiscal year 2003

- Gross revenue up at EUR 299.3 million;
Revenue climbs to EUR 285.5 million
- EBIT of EUR 12.9 million
- Dividend proposal remains unchanged

Hamburg: REpower Systems AG (TecDAX, WKN 617703), one of the leading companies in the wind energy sector, generated...

Preliminary key figures for fiscal 2003

- Gross revenue and market share up despite difficult market
- Earnings down
- Dividend constant

Hamburg: Despite a very difficult market environment in Germany, REpower Systems AG (TecDax, WKN 617703) increased its gross revenue in fiscal year 2003 by 17...