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REpower and EPURON sign framework agreement for a total of 160 MW

Hamburg, 7 August 2007. REpower Systems AG (WKN 617 703) and EPURON GmbH have signed a joint framework agreement for the delivery of 80 wind turbines for international projects. It mainly involves the REpower MM82 and MM92 turbines. The wind farm projects are to be implemented presumably until the end of 2009 in Germany, Italy, France and Australia. REpower is the third largest German manufacturer of onshore and offshore wind turbines. EPURON, a subsidiary of the listed company Conergy AG, develops, finances and implements major projects in the field of renewable energies.

Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt, CEO of REpower Systems AG, states: "The signing of this framework agreement is evidence of the trust which EPURON has in our international experience in manufacturing and installing multi-megawatt turbines. We look forward to carrying out projects together all over the world and also to the long-term collaboration."

Joachim Müller, as a member of the executive board of EPURON among other things responsible for wind power: "We have been successfully working together with REpower for a long time on projects in Europe. This and the high degree of reliability and tried-and-tested technology of the REpower turbines were the decisive factors which prompted us to sign this framework agreement for 160 MW."

The agreement enables EPURON to expand its international growth strategy in the projects we have already secured in Italy, France and Australia on time”, reports Müller. The company is also developing other attractive markets such as India, Turkey and the USA. In the past, EPURON has developed, financed and implemented wind power projects with an output of some 235 megawatts.

The framework agreement with EPURON is – just like the agreement recently signed by REpower with enXco in the USA – one of the projects listed in the REpower statement published on 2 July of this year to the effect that the company is currently in negotiations regarding orders for various projects in European countries other than Germany and in the USA. These projects are to be carried out between 2008 and 2010.

About REpower

REpower Systems AG is one of the leading manufacturers of onshore 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 metres for almost all locations. It also provides a comprehensive
service and maintenance range. The high performance, reliable turbines are designed at the REpower development centre in Rendsburg and produced at the sites in Husum (North Frisia) and Trampe (Brandenburg).
Listed on the stock exchange since March 2002 and with around 940 employees worldwide, the Hamburg- based company relies on its experience in the production and installation of more than 1,500 wind turbines
worldwide. REpower is represented in European markets such as France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal
and Spain and in the international markets of the US, Japan, China and Australia through its sales partners, subsidiaries and investments.


Contact:
REpower Systems AG

Daniela Puttenat
Corporate Communications &
Public Relations
Phone:+49 – 40 – 53 93 07– 14
Fax.: +49 – 40 – 53 93 07– 37
E-mail: d.puttenat@repower.de

Thomas Schnorrenberg
Investor Relations

Phone:+49 – 40 – 53 93 07– 23
Fax.: +49 – 40 – 53 93 07– 77
E-mail: t.schnorrenberg@repower.de

About EPURON

EPURON GmbH is one of the world's leading project development and structured financing companies in the renewable energy sector. The company develops, finances and implements solar and wind farms, solar thermal power stations as well as biogas and bioethanol plants. Since its foundation in 1998, EPURON has financed and implemented over 70 large scale projects with an invested volume of over 640 million euros. Its clients include institutional and private investors from Germany and abroad. EPURON has branches in twelve countries on five continents. EPURON is a member of the listed company Conergy AG, the world's market leader in solar power systems.

For further information about EPURON, please go to www.epuron.eu or contact:

EPURON GmbH
Public Relations
Yvonne Deters
Anckelmannsplatz 1
D-20537 Hamburg, Germany
Tel. +49 / 40 / 27142 - 3201
Fax +49 / 40 / 27142 - 3300
y.deters@epuron.de
www.epuron.eu
Source:
REpower Systems AG
Author:
Daniela Puttenat
Email:
d.puttenat@repower.de
Link:
www.repower.de/...



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