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35 Press releases
Hamburg, May 23, 2016
Siemens has received a further order for an offshore wind power plant from Scotland. The company is to supply, install and commission 84 wind turbines, each with a 154-meter rotor diameter designed to generate 7 megawatts (MW) of power, for the "Beatrice" project.
Hamburg, May 03, 2016
Siemens' high performance wind turbine for medium to low wind sites has reached the next milestone. The onshore wind turbine SWT-3.3-130, with hub heights of 85, 115 and 130 meters, has successfully passed independent type testing and is now certified by TÜV Nord according to the current DIBt-guidelines. The certificate allows operators to get the authorization for specific projects with the gearless D3 wind turbine in Germany. Siemens plans to deploy the first Germany based prototype of the SWT-3.3-130 this fall at the wind test field south of Husum.
Hamburg, Apr 27, 2016
Siemens has received a major order for its offshore wind power business: the company is to supply, install and commission 102 wind turbines, each with a capacity of seven megawatts and a rotor diameter of 154 meters, for the East Anglia ONE project. The customer is ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola S.A.
Hamburg, Apr 25, 2016
Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of six megawatts (MW). The customer for the project is a consortium between the German power provider E.ON based in Essen, and the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil headquartered in Stavanger. When it comes online in 2019, the Arkona offshore wind farm's total capacity will be sufficient to supply up to 400,000 German households with ecofriendly electricity. E.ON will have responsibility for building and operating the wind farm. Siemens and E.ON will be jointly responsible for service to the wind turbines for an initial two year period.
Hamburg, Apr 18, 2016
Siemens has secured its third wind power order from Japan's largest wind power developer, Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation headquartered in Tokyo. For the 41.6 megawatt Eurus Higashi Yurihara wind power plant, developed in Yurihonjo city – located in the north of the mainland Honshu – Siemens will provide 13 direct drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-101 rated at 3.2 megawatts each. Commercial operation of the wind farm is scheduled for spring 2018. The order also includes a five year service and maintenance agreement.
Hamburg, Mar 10, 2016
Siemens and the Moroccan government have reached an important agreement. Siemens will build a factory in Morocco to manufacture rotor blades for onshore wind turbines, creating up to 700 jobs and thereby tripling Siemens' footprint in the country. The construction of the factory is expected to start as early as the spring of 2016 and it is scheduled to commence operations in spring 2017.
Hamburg, Mar 01, 2016
Siemens has been awarded an order for the Kinik onshore wind power plant in the Turkish province of Kinik, located 80 kilometers north of the city of Izmir. 17 direct drive wind turbines rated at 3.2 megawatts (MW) capacity each will be installed at the onshore project close to the coast of the Aegean Sea.
Hamburg, Feb 16, 2016
The development of Siemens' offshore flagship wind turbine has reached its final stage: the 7-megawatt (MW) offshore turbine has successfully passed final type certification. Field testing of the SWT-7.0-154 was recently extended with a second prototype.
Hamburg, Jan 28, 2016
Siemens has received two orders for onshore wind projects in Ireland. With 36 Siemens D3 direct drive wind turbines, the Cloosh Valley Wind Farm – also known as Galway Wind Park Phase 2 – will add 108 megawatts (MW) to Ireland's renewable energy capacity. A second order includes 20 SWT-3.2-101 wind turbines for the Irish Sliabh Bawn Wind Farm in County Roscommon.
Hamburg, Jan 27, 2016
Siemens has been awarded its first commercial offshore wind order from Finland: the company will supply, install and commission 10 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 4 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 130 meters, for the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The customer is Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, a wind power producer owned by eight Finnish utilities, headquartered in Pori.