Escondido , CA.—April 11, 2007—enXco Inc. (an EDF EN Company) has reached a new milestone in securing its turbine needs for 2008 with the purchase of an additional 75 2 MW wind turbines from Repower Systems AG. 19 turbines (38 MW) were the confirmation of an option enXco contracted for in 2006 and 56 turbines (112 MW) were secured through a new order. Both orders have delivery in 2008, and are expected to be allocated to a project in California.
"Turbine availability during the period of the PTC extension is critical to enXco's current and future success, and we are pleased that enXco can continue to move forward with its ambitious development plan thanks to our ability to secure turbines. Our project pipeline is strong and spread throughout the United States and we are delighted to expand our relationship with REpower following the first order we signed last year (112MW)," said Tristan Grimbert, President and Chief Operating Officer 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, 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.