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32 Press releases
Hamburg, Jul 24, 2014
Siemens Energy has obtained type certification by certifying body DNV GL for the company's innovative D6 offshore wind turbine. The model Siemens SWT-6.0-154 is equipped with a modern direct drive generator, rated at 6 megawatts (MW) and equipped with a 154 meter rotor. The official certificate is a further step in ramping up the serial production of the turbine.
Hamburg, Jul 15, 2014
Siemens Energy has secured an order for a total capacity of 36 megawatts (MW) in Nordfriesland. Siemens is to supply twelve direct-drive wind turbines, eleven model SWT-3.0-113 and one model SWT-3.0-101 turbine, for the Süderlügum publicly-operated wind farm. The installation of Süderlügum onshore wind power plant is scheduled for late 2014. The owner has contracted Siemens for service and maintenance for a period of 20 years to ensure the long-term economical operation of the wind farm.
Hamburg, Jul 07, 2014
Siemens Energy has reached the significant milestone of ten gigawatts (GW) of installed wind power capacity in the Americas. Siemens has installed more than 5,600 wind turbines in Canada, the U.S. and in South America, including Peru, Chile and Brazil. This capacity is enough to supply clean, renewable power to approximately three million average households – corresponding to a city larger than New York City.
Hamburg, Jul 03, 2014
Siemens Energy has secured its first wind power contract in Belgium with an order for the first phase of the Wind aan de Stroom project on the left bank of the Schelde River in Antwerp harbor. This first phase consists of 11 direct-drive wind turbines of the Siemens D3-platform; the project can however be extended to 17 wind turbines. Component deliveries will start in early 2015 and installation of the turbines is scheduled for summer 2015. The contract includes a service and maintenance agreement for a period of 15 years.
Hamburg, May 28, 2014
Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for the community wind power plant Klixbüll in Schleswig-Holstein. Eight modern wind turbines with direct drive technology and a 3 megawatts (MW) capacity each will be installed at the onshore project close to the coast of the North Sea near the Danish border.
Erlangen, May 15, 2014
The Gemini consortium has signed all construction, operations and financing contracts yesterday with a total construction budget of nearly EUR 3 billion. With more than 20 parties involved 70 percent of this budget will be provided on the basis of project financing – making Gemini the largest-ever project financed offshore wind farm. For the Gemini project Siemens will deliver 150 wind turbines with a capacity of 4 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 130 meters each.
Hamburg, May 08, 2014
With another order announcement in the U.S., Siemens Energy continues its success in the Americas wind market. The Carroll wind power plant will be located in western Iowa near the city of Carroll, and will consist of nine 2.3-MW geared wind turbines. The customer is Carroll Area Wind Farm LLC, a company of NJR Clean Energy Ventures.
Hamburg, May 05, 2014
Today, Siemens Energy announced a major wind turbine and service order in Canada at the AWEA WINDPOWER tradeshow in Las Vegas. Along with the South Kent Wind Farm in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, the 270-MW K2 Wind Ontario (K2 Wind) Project will be among the largest wind power plants in Canada. It is located in Goderich in southwestern Ontario and will feature 140 units of the Siemens SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines.
Hamburg, May 02, 2014
Cobra Energia has awarded Siemens Energy another order to expand its onshore wind power fleet in Peru by 97 megawatts (MWs). The Tres Hermanas wind power plant includes a combination of 25 direct drive SWT-3.0-108 wind turbines and eight geared SWT-2.3-108 units. The contract also includes six years of service and maintenance. The project is expected to be commissioned in July 2015.
Hamburg, Apr 24, 2014
Siemens Energy will deliver five wind turbines for the onshore wind power plant Kniphagen in the north German region Ostholstein. The operator has chosen Siemens modern direct driven wind turbines for the wind power plant, located close to the coast on the Baltic Sea. A 20-year service and maintenance agreement was also signed to help insure the long-term reliability and optimum performance of the turbines.