2024-05-30
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RPC reaffirms commitment to Swedish wind sector through 553MW turbine order with Nordex

RPC has ordered 80 Nordex turbines for its cluster of four onshore wind farms in Sweden  This deal sees RPC’s largest wind project on track to start operations in Q4 2025 - Q1 2026 It is the first turbine sales agreement between Nordex and RPC, marking the beginning of a new partnership

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3 JANUARY – LONDON

Renewable Power Capital (RPC) has ordered 80 turbines totalling 553MW from Nordex for four onshore wind farms in Sweden

With this order, RPC confirms its full commitment to constructing the four wind farms – Knäsjöberget, Sörlidberget, Vitberget, and Storhöjden – and to the Swedish renewables sector as one of its priority markets.

These wind farms together constitute RPC’s largest project to date and are expected to reach commercial operations between Q4 2025 and Q1 2026. Once completed, they will provide electricity to power the equivalent of 182,000 households.

This agreement also marks the start of a new partnership between RPC and Nordex, working together to deliver this significant project and provide Swedish households with clean, green energy.  

Nordex will just be responsible for delivering, installing, and commissioning the wind turbines, while the BOP contracts will be executed by experienced contractors. Nordex will start delivering and installing the 80 turbines in Spring 2025.

This deal follows RPC’s announcement in December that it has taken over operations from OX2 of the 146MW Klevberget wind farm, also in Sweden.

Kevin Devlin, CEO of RPC, commented: “Sweden is a priority market for RPC, so we’re delighted to have reached this project milestone. We are also delighted to forge this new partnership with Nordex at a critical time in the evolution of the European renewables sector.  As an investor driving the European energy transition, we're pleased to have such a significant turbine contract fulfilling one of the most exciting wind farm projects in Europe.”

Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group, commented: “We are proud to be involved in this important wind cluster with our turbines and to once again be able to demonstrate the effectiveness of our anti-icing technology in such a demanding climatological setting. High Coast will broaden our experience with large-scale projects in Sweden and help us to consolidate our position as a leading provider of wind turbines in Scandinavia. We are very pleased to be working with Renewable Power Capital for the first time.”

The onshore wind projects are located in Sweden’s Northern Sundsvall, SE2 power price zone.

The project’s specific locations are:

Vitberget, in the Kramfors municipality (161 MW)
Storhöjden, in the Kramfors municipality (154 MW)
Sörlidberget, in the Kramfors and Sollefteå municipalities (140 MW)
Knäsjöberget, in the Sollefteå municipality (98 MW)

RPC press office contact:

Katie Davies: kdavies@seahorseenvironmental.co.uk    

Renewable Power Capital

RPC is a London-headquartered pan-European renewables company established in 2020, with the backing of CPP Investments. RPC invests in the development, construction, and long-term ownership of onshore wind and solar projects, enabling the energy transition and driving stable long-term, risk-adjusted returns. RPC’s flexible mandate allows it to structure investments which recognise the changing market dynamics in Europe and create innovative solutions to build relationships designed for decades rather than months.

RPC is led by a seasoned and established team of energy investment professionals with deep renewable power, technical, and operational expertise, and a strong common purpose. RPC aims to pioneer the European renewables sector, accelerating the already-rapid growth and playing a key role in making the energy transition a reality.

For more information, please visit www.renewablepowercapital.com

 

Source:
Renewable Power Capital
Author:
Katie Davies (she/her)
Email:
kdavies@seahorseenvironmental.co.uk
Link:
www.renewablepowercapital.com/...
Keywords:
RPC, Nordex, Sweden




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