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Gamesa increases net profit by 42% to €138 million

Gamesa ended the first half of 2016 with record orders, revenues and returns. The company reported €138 million in net profit in the first half, a 42% increase, on €2,192 million in revenues (+33%), and €2301 million in EBIT, plus a record 1,180 MW in order intake. This performance, which is higher than projected at … Continue reading Gamesa increases net profit by 42% to €138 million

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Wind power in Australia: Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind farm

Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2 onshore wind farm in South Australia. Stage 2 is an addition to the Hornsdale Stage 1 wind farm project, for which Siemens … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind farm

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GE, Senvion prepare bids for French wind energy group Adwen

General Electric and German wind turbine maker Senvion are preparing bids for French wind power group Adwen, which is jointly owned by Spain’s Gamesa and France’s Areva. German industrials group Siemens is due to take over Gamesa’s 50 percent stake in Adwen as part of its 1 billion euro ($1.1 billion) deal to buy a … Continue reading GE, Senvion prepare bids for French wind energy group Adwen

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Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview Wind combines two adjacent projects in New Mexico and Texas with a total installed capacity of 324 megawatts (MW). Both onshore wind power plants will provide clean energy to meet … Continue reading Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

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Siemens expands wind power portfolio with 8 MW offshore wind turbine

Siemens’ direct drive wind turbine technology for offshore and onshore wind turbines reaches the next development milestone: The latest addition to the offshore direct drive platform, the SWT-8.0-154, represents yet another significant step towards grid parity for offshore wind. The 8-MW turbine is based on the existing offshore direct drive platform, incorporating only smaller evolutions. … Continue reading Siemens expands wind power portfolio with 8 MW offshore wind turbine

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Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 50 onshore wind turbines in Norway. Project developers are Zephyr AS and Norsk Vind Energi AS. Funds managed by BlackRock are providing equity financing for the project. The wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, will … Continue reading Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

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Siemens onshore wind turbines for Saxony

Siemens will supply three direct drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-113 for the onshore wind power plant Naundorf. These modern wind turbines add about ten megawatts (MW) to the site’s existing wind power capacity. Additional Siemens medium-voltage switchgear located in the turbine towers will play a key role. These components enable the three turbines … Continue reading Siemens onshore wind turbines for Saxony

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The dawn of wind energy in Africa

Wind power is coming of age in Africa and is fast becoming directly competitive with traditional energy sources. Driving down the levelised cost of electricity through wind energy is a key target for Siemens, who over the past 30+ years has accumulated millions of hours of service and operational in-house experience, as well as global … Continue reading The dawn of wind energy in Africa

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Siemens presents cost out strategy for offshore wind energy by 2025

In early June, 2016, eleven members of the wind industry association Wind Europe issued a joined declaration containing the target of making offshore wind energy more cost competitive with conventional power generation within the coming years. At the Global Offshore Wind 2016 conference and exhibition in Manchester, England, Siemens as one of the first companies … Continue reading Siemens presents cost out strategy for offshore wind energy by 2025

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Gamesa will become one of the global leaders in the wind power industry following the merger with Siemens

Gamesa held its Shareholders’ General Meeting, at second call, today in Zamudio (Vizcaya, Spain), at which its shareholders approved its 2015 financial statements and the company’s management throughout the year. Among the items approved today, it is worth highlighting the ratification of the appointments of Gema Góngora and Sonsoles Rubio as proprietary directors and of … Continue reading Gamesa will become one of the global leaders in the wind power industry following the merger with Siemens

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Iberdrola signs shareholder agreement with Siemens and will hold 8.1% in the new Gamesa resulting from the merger with Siemens Wind Power

Ignacio Galán, Iberdrola Chairman, said: “We are very happy to have contributed to the creation of the world’s largest manufacturer of wind turbines of which Iberdrola will continue to be a prominent shareholder. The new company will have headquarters in Spain and will be listed in the Spanish Stock Exchange”. After completion of the merger … Continue reading Iberdrola signs shareholder agreement with Siemens and will hold 8.1% in the new Gamesa resulting from the merger with Siemens Wind Power

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Siemens and Gamesa to merge wind energy businesses to create a leading wind power player

Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens’ wind business with Gamesa. Businesses are highly complementary with regard to markets, products and technology and will create great value to customers and shareholders. Siemens to hold a 59 percent stake and consolidate the merged company and existing Gamesa shareholders to hold 41 percent. Gamesa … Continue reading Siemens and Gamesa to merge wind energy businesses to create a leading wind power player

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Siemens to pay US$1 billion to Gamesa in wind energy units’ merger

Siemens AG will pay about US$1 billion to Spain’s Gamesa in a deal to merge of the companies’ wind energy businesses, Bloomberg reported, citing sources. Gamesa will receive cash as a special dividend from the new wind venture along with 41 percent stake in the business as a part of the deal, Bloomberg said. Siemens … Continue reading Siemens to pay US$1 billion to Gamesa in wind energy units’ merger

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Siemens, Gamesa near wind-power deal

Siemens AG and Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica SA are close to announcing an anticipated deal to combine their wind-power activities and create the world’s largest wind turbine maker, according to sources familiar with the matter. A deal, which could be announced as early as this week according to the people, would end months of uncertainty around … Continue reading Siemens, Gamesa near wind-power deal

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Siemens to showcase cost-efficient offshore wind energy technology at GOW 2016 trade show

Siemens will present technologies and services that will help lowering the levelized cost of electricity at the Global Offshore Wind 2016 (GOW) trade show in Manchester, England. As further steps in cost reduction are crucial to enable a sustainable, successful offshore wind industry, the company will showcase new technologies in wind turbines, grid connection, and … Continue reading Siemens to showcase cost-efficient offshore wind energy technology at GOW 2016 trade show

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New contract for the Viking Poseidon in the offshore wind power market

Eidesvik has been awarded yet another support vessel contract from Siemens Wind Power to support their operations in the German sector. Contract commencement will be in June this year. The Viking Poseidon will commence on a contract for Siemens Wind Power with estimated duration for 3-5 months including options. This is a strategic area of … Continue reading New contract for the Viking Poseidon in the offshore wind power market

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Construction begins at Siemens wind turbine plant in Cuxhaven

Siemens new offshore plant in Cuxhaven is quickly progressing. Only one year after the initial investment decision, construction at the building site is already beginning. Soil compaction and the preparation of the pile foundation, with 1,900 concrete piles, have already been completed. Construction of the actual building was officially started by Siemens with a groundbreaking … Continue reading Construction begins at Siemens wind turbine plant in Cuxhaven

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Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind power plant in Japan

Siemens has received its first order from J-Wind Setana to supply, install and commission 16 direct-drive wind turbines with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts (MW) each. The customer is a joint venture between Electric Power Development Co. and Hokutaku Co. The wind power plant Setana Osato with a total capacity of 50 MW will be … Continue reading Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind power plant in Japan

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Siemens to supply wind turbines for Beatrice offshore wind power project

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. Furthermore the scope of supply comprises the offshore grid connection to the … Continue reading Siemens to supply wind turbines for Beatrice offshore wind power project

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Siemens onshore wind turbines ready to enter German market

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 … Continue reading Siemens onshore wind turbines ready to enter German market

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