REpower Systems AG and UK based wind energy company Energiekontor UK Construction Ltd, signed two contracts. REpower UK will be supplying wind turbines to Energiekontor UK's wind farms at Withernwick in Yorkshire and Hyndburn on Oswaldtwistle Moor in Lancashire.
Withernwick will consist of nine REpower MM82 turbines, whilst the slightly larger development at Hyndburn will consist of twelve MM82 turbines. The turbines at these sites have a rated capacity of 2.05 megawatts (MW) per turbine. Following the signing of these contracts, construction is due to start in the second half of 2011 for Hyndburn and the first half of 2012 for Withernwick. The sites are scheduled for completion in 2012.