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32 Press releases
Erlangen, Oct 31, 2014
Wherever they play, the American rock band Linkin Park not only excites the crowd with the energy of their powerful songs. In a joint initiative with Siemens, the superstars will now also be electrifying its audiences with its performances for sustainable power supply. The six band members will be using their tour through Germany, Austria and Switzerland in a joint campaign with Siemens to make a clear statement that is backed up by Power the World. In Europe in general, and especially in Germany, wind power is making a decisive contribution to sustainable energy supply.
Hamburg, Oct 30, 2014
Siemens' Wind Power and Renewables Division has received two new orders for onshore wind projects in Ontario, Canada. The contracts include the supply, installation and commissioning of a total of 137 wind turbines rated at 2.3 megawatts (MW). Of those, Siemens will supply 91 units of its SWT-2.3-101 turbines to Samsung Renewable Energy Inc.'s and Pattern Energy Group LP's (Pattern Development) 180-MW Armow Wind project.
Hamburg, Sep 26, 2014
Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for Vattenfall's Juktan onshore wind power plant. Siemens is to supply nine direct-drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-113 with a power rating of 3.2 megawatts each and optimized for the climate in the north of Sweden as the rotor blades are equipped with active de-icing equipment. The contract includes also a service and maintenance agreement for a period of five years.
Hamburg, Sep 24, 2014
A growing number of onshore wind farms in Germany and throughout Europe are being sited in regions with moderate to low wind speeds. Siemens Energy is responding to this trend with its new Model SWT-3.3-130 wind turbine. Delivering 3.3 megawatts of electric power, this wind power unit extracts the maximum energy yield from low to moderate wind velocities, thereby rounding off Siemens wind power portfolio as an innovative and extremely efficient wind turbine for sites with low wind speeds.
Hamburg, Sep 22, 2014
Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract from Theolia, a French independent power producer, for the delivery, installation and commissioning of seven D3 platform direct-drive wind turbines for an onshore wind power plant in Haute Borne in the Somme region in northern France. When completed, it will have a total power rating of 21 megawatts. Commissioning is scheduled for August 2015.
Hamburg, Sep 18, 2014
Ready for new markets: Under the banner slogan "Green Energy. Made in Hamburg", Siemens Energy is presenting its newest products at the wind power trade fair "WindEnergy 2014" in Hamburg, Germany from September 23 through 26. Innovations include high-efficiency wind turbines for onshore sites with low wind speeds and a state-of-the-art approach to servicing wind power installations on land and at sea.
Hamburg, Aug 21, 2014
Siemens Energy has received an order from the Norwegian energy utilities Statoil and Statkraft for the “Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm” in the UK. Siemens will manufacture, deliver, install and commission 67 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines rated at 6 megawatts (MW) each and equipped with a 154-meter rotor. Installation will start in early 2017.
Hamburg, Aug 11, 2014
Vattenfall has awarded Siemens Energy an order for 72 Model SWT-4.0-130 wind turbines for its new Sandbank offshore wind farm. The project is being erected 90 kilometers west of the island of Sylt in water depths between 25 and 37 meters within the exclusive economic zone off the German North Sea coast.
Hamburg, Jul 28, 2014
Siemens Energy has received an order for the Netherlands' largest near shore wind farm. Designed to generate 144 megawatts (MW) of wind power, the Westermeerwind project with 48 direct drive wind turbines is also the first wind power plant Siemens Wind Power's Offshore unit will erect for handover to the customer on a turnkey basis. Within the framework of a 15-year comprehensive maintenance contract, the owner will benefit from Siemens' guaranteed availability.
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.