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JDR awarded contract for offshore wind farm project by Seim offshore contractors

JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the offshore energy industry, has been awarded a subcontract by Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (“SOC”) to supply submarine composite power cables and related accessories as well as termination and testing services for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm (“OWF”).  The project has been developed with the support of … Continue reading JDR awarded contract for offshore wind farm project by Seim offshore contractors

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Offshore wind power: 630 MW London Array wind farm with 175 wind turbines

Saturday marked the second-year anniversary of the inauguration and completion of London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The sophisticated, 630MW wind power project — and Masdar’s largest international investment to date — continues to deliver clean and reliable energy to more than half-a-million homes throughout the United Kingdom.   Since its launch, London … Continue reading Offshore wind power: 630 MW London Array wind farm with 175 wind turbines

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Wind energy in Great Britain: Siemens wind turbines for offshore wind power plant

Siemens has received a further order for an offshore wind power plant located in Great Britain: Siemens is to supply, erect and commission 91 of its 6MW direct drive wind turbines with performance enhancing features enabling a capacity of up to approx. 580 MW in total. The wind turbines with a rotor diameter of 154 … Continue reading Wind energy in Great Britain: Siemens wind turbines for offshore wind power plant

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Offshore wind farm Westermost Rough officially inaugurated with Siemens wind turbines

The offshore wind power plant Westermost Rough was officially inaugurated. Consisting of 35 Siemens wind turbines, each with a capacity of 6 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 154 meters, this project is the first to use these wind turbines on a large scale in a commercial project. Owner is a joint venture between DONG … Continue reading Offshore wind farm Westermost Rough officially inaugurated with Siemens wind turbines

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Siemens to open plant to turn electricity from wind energy into hydrogen

Siemens will on Thursday start an energy project to convert wind power into hydrogen for re-use as a general fuel or in natural gas pipelines.   Siemens’ electrolysis plant in Mainz is based on Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) technology, which allows the capture and storage of electricity into hydrogen. It said the plant can process … Continue reading Siemens to open plant to turn electricity from wind energy into hydrogen

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Siemens may build new wind power gear plant in Germany

Siemens is considering building a new plant in Germany to produce parts for wind turbines, its chief executive told a German newspaper.   The move would help Siemens capitalise on a shift to renewable energy from fossil fuels that has hurt its gas turbines business and driven the company to cut more than a thousand … Continue reading Siemens may build new wind power gear plant in Germany

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Siemens and Esvagt christen wind power industry’s first offshore Service Operation Vessels

Joined by government and community officials, customers and special guests, Siemens this week celebrated the official christenings of the offshore wind industry’s very first, purpose-built Service Operation Vessels (SOV). The christening events took place in cooperation with Esvagt A/S, owner of the two vessels, in Rostock, Germany, and Hamburg, Germany.     Rostock-Warnemünde harbor saw … Continue reading Siemens and Esvagt christen wind power industry’s first offshore Service Operation Vessels

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World’s 2nd largest offshore wind farm Gwynt y Môr officially inaugurated with Siemens wind turbines

Gwynt y Môr wind farm, located eight miles offshore in Liverpool Bay, will be officially inaugurated by Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales. With an installed capacity of 576 megawatts (MW) Gwynt y Môr is the world’s 2nd largest offshore wind farm. In total, 160 wind turbines will produce enough power to supply some 400,000 … Continue reading World’s 2nd largest offshore wind farm Gwynt y Môr officially inaugurated with Siemens wind turbines

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K2 wind power project in Ontario starts operation

Following 18 months of construction, the K2 Wind Power Facility (“K2 Wind”) in Ontario reached commercial operation on May 29, 2015. One of Canada’s largest wind projects, the 270 megawatt (MW) facility is owned and operated by Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) and Capital Power LP (collectively, “Capital Power”), Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (“Samsung”), and … Continue reading K2 wind power project in Ontario starts operation

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Wind power could be cheaper than solar energy in meeting the Middle East

Wind power could be cheaper than solar energy in meeting the Middle East’s energy needs, says Siemens boss Joe Kaeser in wake of $9bn Egypt deal.     “Wind is a very, very cheap source of energy in Egypt and also in Saudi Arabia and desert countries,” said Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens … Continue reading Wind power could be cheaper than solar energy in meeting the Middle East

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Siemens supplying wind turbines to $3 Billion U.K. offshore wind farm

ScottishPower Renewables selected Siemens AG to deliver wind turbines for a U.K. offshore wind farm in a deal that may be worth almost half the 2 billion-pound ($3.1 billion) cost of the wind power project. The utility chose Siemens as its preferred supplier to deliver as many as 102 of its 7-megawatt systems to the … Continue reading Siemens supplying wind turbines to $3 Billion U.K. offshore wind farm

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Wind energy in Egypt: Siemens to build Wind Turbines Blades Factory

Egypt’s state-owned New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) plans to start construction works on the country’s first factory to produce wind turbines blades soon, chairman Mohamed Salah ElSobki announced Monday.   The Egyptian official further clarified that the project would be built in cooperation with German industrial group Siemens, with total investment cost of US$100 … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt: Siemens to build Wind Turbines Blades Factory

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Siemens launches new wind turbine in the U.S. wind power market

Premiering at the AWEA Windpower 2015 tradeshow in Orlando, Florida: The Siemens SWT-2.3-120 is the first wind turbine designed by Siemens to specifically meet the demands of its North and South American customers. The powerful new turbine features a 120-meter rotor, enabling it to achieve an industry-leading capacity factor. It is the next step in … Continue reading Siemens launches new wind turbine in the U.S. wind power market

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Pattern Energy Acquires Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) Project from Pattern Development

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (“Pattern Energy”), today announced its acquisition of the 150 megawatt (MW) Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in Indiana from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”). Upon completion of the project, Pattern Energy will have an owned interest of 116 MW and it is expected that institutional … Continue reading Pattern Energy Acquires Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) Project from Pattern Development

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Siemens wind turbines for Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in the US

Siemens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). The customer for this onshore wind energy project in Indiana is Pattern Energy. With a capacity of 150 megawatts, the wind power plant will provide Amazon Web Services’ data center with eco-friendly electricity. Installation is scheduled to begin in … Continue reading Siemens wind turbines for Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge) project in the US

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Germany’s DanTysk offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated

Including DanTysk offshore wind power plant, the installed capacity of all Siemens wind turbines in German waters now tops 1 GW, according to Michael Hannibal, Offshore CEO of Siemens´ Wind Power and Renewables Division. Around 300 wind turbines installed across eight projects contribute to this milestone. Supplementary, Siemens has orders in hand for 700 additional … Continue reading Germany’s DanTysk offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated

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Germany’s DanTysk Offshore Wind Power plant inaugurated with 80 Siemens wind turbines

DanTysk offshore wind power plant in the German North Sea was officially inaugurated today. Siemens has supplied, installed and commissioned 80 wind turbines for the 288-megawatt project, each designed to generate 3.6 megawatts of power and equipped with a 120-meter rotor. Now Siemens wind turbines with a total capacity of over 1 gigawatt feed offshore … Continue reading Germany’s DanTysk Offshore Wind Power plant inaugurated with 80 Siemens wind turbines

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Prysmian Group wins contract from Tennet for offshore wind farm

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the successful commissioning of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project SylWin1 realised off the North Sea coast of Germany in a contract with the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.     Prysmian secured this project in January 2011 … Continue reading Prysmian Group wins contract from Tennet for offshore wind farm

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Offshore wind power: Siemens hands over North Sea grid connections to TenneT

Siemens has handed over SylWin1, the third North Sea grid connection this year, to its customer TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission grid operator has now put the world’s most powerful grid connection to date into commercial operation. The offshore platform of the SylWin1 grid connection is located around 70 kilometers west of the island of Sylt, … Continue reading Offshore wind power: Siemens hands over North Sea grid connections to TenneT

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Ex-Im Bank lauds Siemens Wind Energy for role in export

In honor of Earth Day, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) announced today that it will present its Deal of the Year and Renewable Exporter of the Year awards to Siemens Energy Inc. at the Bank’s Annual Conference in Washington on Thursday, April 23rd. Thanks to Ex-Im Bank financing, Siemens was able … Continue reading Ex-Im Bank lauds Siemens Wind Energy for role in export

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