Escondido, CA.—July 25, 2007—enXco (an EDF EN Company) continues to confirm its project and business commitments for 2008 with the purchase of an additional 44 2 MW wind turbines (total capacity 88 MW) from REpower Systems AG. This order has a delivery date of 2008, and these turbines will be allocated to one or more projects in the Northwest that enXco currently has under development.
"Turbine availability continues to be critical for enXco's current and future success, and we are pleased that we can continue to move forward with our ambitious development plan thanks to our ability to secure turbines. Our relationship with REpower continues to grow, and we are pleased with how the two companies are working together to make these projects a success," said Patrick McAllister, Vice President Technical Services for enXco.
enXco, inc. (www.enxco.com) an EDF-EN Company (www.edf-en.com) develops, operates and manages wind-energy projects throughout the United States. Since 1987, enXco has grown to be a significant owner and developer of wind-energy installations in the United States, and is the largest third-party O&M provider for wind parks, currently servicing more than 3600 turbines (1500 MW).
EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN), a 50% owned affiliate of the EDF Group, is specialized in renewable power generation, with a primary focus on wind power. It has built up positions in the European Union, mainly in five countries (France, Portugal, Italy, The UK and Greece) and in the United States. With an installed capacity of 887 MW and an annual turnover of € 335 million, EDF EN is a leading market player in the renewable energy sector.
Repower Systems AG is one of the leading manufacturers of on shore and offshore wind turbines. The international engineering company develops, produces and sells wind turbines with outputs ranging from 1.5 to 5 megawatts and rotor diameters of 70 to 126 meters for almost all locations. Listed on the stock exchange since March 2002 and with around 880 employees worldwide, the Hamburg-based company relies on its experience in the production and installation of more than 1,500 wind turbines worldwide.