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44 Press releases
Hamburg, Oct 18, 2016
Keeping up with the latest standards can be vital to ensuring safety when work is being performed on wind turbines. OffTECBase, a safety and technology training course provider in Enge-Sande, Schleswig-Holstein, has worked closely with Siemens' Wind Power and Renewables Division since 2010. Now the two companies want to take their collaboration to a new level. To be able to offer practical training courses, OffTEC ordered two of the latest Siemens SWT-3.6-130 direct-drive wind turbine systems, to be installed in the wind farm close to the training site. The principle is to work together to develop the content of future training courses and to train technicians using real wind technology.
Hamburg, Oct 11, 2016
Siemens has been awarded a contract for the turbine supply of the Zadar VI Extension onshore wind project in Croatia. The project scope includes delivery and installation of 13 wind turbines of the type SWT-3.4-108 with a rating of 3.4 megawatts (MW) each and a 108-meter rotor. The turbines will be installed on steel towers with hub heights of 79.5 meters. Deliveries are planned for the first half of 2017. After commissioning in summer 2017, the wind farm will have total installed capacity of 44.2 MW. The deal includes a long-term service agreement for 14 years.
Hamburg, Sep 29, 2016
German wind power plant project developer Ventotec GmbH is looking to work closely with Siemens. At WindEnergy Hamburg 2016, the firm, headquartered at Leer in East Friesland, signed a framework agreement for the supply of at least 200 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines.
Hamburg, Sep 28, 2016
The new Siemens SWT-3.15-142 wind turbine for low wind conditions features two premieres at the same time: For the first time, all advantages of the Siemens direct drive technology are available in a dedicated IEC Class IIIA wind turbine.
Meeting the growing demand of wind turbines suited for moderate wind speeds, Siemens presents its new wind turbine model SWT-3.6-130 for IEC class II sites. Especially designed for medium wind sites and based on proven Direct Drive technology, the latest addition to the portfolio delivers 3.6 megawatts (MW) of electric power.
Siemens has launched an extended portfolio of its successful Onshore direct drive wind turbines. At the WindEnergy Hamburg trade show, the company's Onshore CEO Thomas Richterich launched three new turbine models for optimum performance at low wind, medium wind, and noise sensitive sites.
High performance at low to medium wind speeds – that's what the new Siemens low noise SWT-3.3-130LN wind turbine offers customers. The new model operates at a reduced rotor speed compared to the SWT-3.3-130, and includes aerodynamic add-ons to its rotor blades.
Hamburg, Sep 27, 2016
The growing scale of offshore wind turbines and projects requires higher efficiency in the grid connection between turbines and substation. In an effort to reduce costs and curtail demand for copper as the essential material of the inter-array wires, Siemens is going ahead with a new 66 kilovolt (kV) solution.
Siemens is developing economic storage technology: alongside Technical University Hamburg Harburg (TUHH) and urban utility company Hamburg Energie, Siemens is researching a storage solution in the Northern German city that will set a future standard in efficiency. After having been converted to heat in rock fill, excess wind energy is stored and protected with an insulated cover.
Silent operation of turbines is crucial for the success of many onshore wind projects. Siemens has therefore conducted extensive R&D over the last years to further reduce the noise of its wind turbines.