REpower to supply turbines for two Energiekontor wind farms

REpower Systems has signed deals with UK-based wind-energy company Energiekontor Construction that will see the company supply wind turbines to Energiekontor’s wind farms at Withernwick in Yorkshire and Hyndburn on Oswaldtwistle Moor in Lancashire.

Withernwick will consist of nine REpower MM82 turbines, while the slightly larger development at Hyndburn will consist of 12 MM82 turbines. The turbines at these sites have a rated capacity of 2.05MW per turbine. The total capacity of both wind farms will be 43.05MW.

Construction of the Hyndburn wind farm is is due to start in the second half of 2011. Work on the Withernwick site will begin in the first half of 2012. Both sites are scheduled for completion in 2012.

The Energiekontor group has built 74 wind farms to date, comprising of over 450 wind turbines with a total power output of around 500MW. Energiekontor UK has built two wind farms in the UK and has many projects in the planning stage.