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Wind energy in Egypt: Siemens produce wind turbines for the wind power sector

“Wind power is clean and renewable, and will strengthen Egypt’s energy security at this important point in its history. Adding two gigawatt will be a significant step towards diversifying the country’s energy mix”, said Markus Tacke, CEO Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division. “Egypt has great potential for wind power generation, especially in the Gulf […]

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Das neue Flaggschiff unter den Siemens Offshore-Windturbinen, SWT-7.0-154 / Siemens' new flagship offshore wind turbine, SWT-7.0-154

Siemens launches new grid access solution for offshore wind turbines

Siemens launched a new alternating-current (AC) grid access solution on Wednesday to connect near-shore wind power plants to the grid.   The new solution consists of attaching an offshore transformer module (OTM) directly to a wind turbine, which acts as a distributed transmission asset, Tim Dawidowsky, the CEO of transmission solutions for Siemens said at […]

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Siemens Surges but Vestas Wind Systems Remains Top Wind Turbine Installer in 2014

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) has maintained its position as the world-leading wind turbine installer in 2014, having achieved global capacity installations of just over 6,053 Megawatts (MW), according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest findings also show that of the world’s top five wind turbine installers in 2014, […]

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Deutsche Windparks mit HGÜ-Netzanbindung / German wind farms with HVDC grid connection

The world’s largest direct-current grid connection at 800 megawatts (MW) has now taken up commercial operation

With this grid connection it is now possible to transmit 800 MW of clean electricity from wind power, enough to supply around one million German households. Siemens has handed over the first North Sea grid connection, BorWin2, to its customer TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission grid operator has accepted the project following successful completion of test […]

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American wind power rebounded in 2014 with 4,850 megawatts in wind energy capacity

The fourth quarter 2014 wind energy industry report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) shows the U.S. industry’s rebound in 2014, with over four times more new wind energy coming online than in 2013.   2014 saw the completion of 4,850 megawatts (MW) in generating capacity, with cumulative installed capacity increasing eight […]

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