Nordex secures order for the Visoka wind farm project in Croatia

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Nordex, the German wind turbine supplier, has recently secured a substantial order for 56 MW of wind turbines designated for the Visoka wind farm in Croatia. The collaboration involves ENCRO, Croatia’s largest wind farm developer and operator, and Adris Grupa, a prominent independent investment company. The order, inclusive of premium services, signifies a joint commitment to sustainability and marks Adris Grupa’s inaugural entry into the energy sector.

The order includes eight machines from the Delta4000 series, specifically the N163/6.X model, scheduled for delivery and installation near Sinj, southern Croatia, with operations set to commence by the end of 2024. Nordex will provide premium services for these turbines over a 30-year period, ensuring optimal performance and high availability throughout their service life.

This collaboration between ENCRO and Adris Grupa at the Visoka wind farm project aligns with ENCRO’s strategy to expand Croatia’s renewable energy generation capacity and represents Adris Grupa’s strategic move into the energy sector. Branimir Ivkovic, Head of Business Development Wind at ENCRO, expressed excitement about the collaboration, stating, “Thanks to the close collaboration with our partner Adris Grupa, we look forward to building upon our first joint PV and wind investments in Croatia, with a combined connected capacity of 122.3 MW and an installed capacity of 141.8 MW.”

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The Visoka wind farm is seen as a significant step toward achieving Croatia’s and the European Union’s green energy transition and economic growth, addressing environmental targets set for 2023.

Patxi Landa, Chief Sales Officer of the Nordex Group, emphasized the importance of the order, stating, “This is a further critical advancement for Nordex in Croatia, and we take pride in our contribution to the region’s energy transformation.”

Adris Grupa, known for its operations in tourism, food, and insurance, sees the Visoka wind farm as a strategic move into the energy sector. ENCRO, with 141 MW in operation, 164 MW in construction, and a pipeline of 1,000 MW, continues to play a pivotal role in developing green energy projects in Croatia.

Since 2019, Nordex has experienced a growing demand in Croatia, with a total of 154 turbines sold and installed, establishing the company as a significant player in the country’s wind energy sector. The N163/6.X turbines for the Visoka wind farm represent Nordex’s most powerful turbines in Croatia, showcasing the company’s dedication to advancing wind energy in the Mediterranean region.

This order underscores Nordex’s pivotal role in Croatia’s renewable energy landscape and reinforces collaborative efforts driving the country toward a sustainable and greener future.