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Siemens and Gamesa discuss wind power deal

Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica SA confirmed it is in talks about combining wind-energy activities with Siemens AG, a tie-up that would create the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer. Gamesa and Siemens are in talks on “a potential integration of certain wind energy businesses,” Gamesa said in a regulatory filing Friday, but an agreement hasn’t been reached. … Continue reading Siemens and Gamesa discuss wind power deal

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Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore wind energy projects in Ireland

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 … Continue reading Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore wind energy projects in Ireland

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Wind power in Finland: Ikea to acquire 42 MW wind farm

Under the terms of the deal, OX2 will replace the existing 10 wind  turbines at the wind farm on artificial islands with 13 new ones supplied by Siemens.   The 42MW wind farm will include eight Siemens SWT-130 3.3MW wind turbines offshore, and five Siemens SWT-113 3.2 MW onshore. The total height of the turbines … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Ikea to acquire 42 MW wind farm

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Siemens receives major U.S. order from Westar Energy for 280-megawatt wind power project

Siemens to supply and service 122 wind turbines for Western Plains wind power plant in Kansas. 280-megawatt onshore wind power project to be located in Ford County   Siemens has been awarded an order from Westar Energy, Inc. to supply, support install and provide service for 122 wind turbines for the Western Plains Wind Farm … Continue reading Siemens receives major U.S. order from Westar Energy for 280-megawatt wind power project

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Siemens to supply 23 SWT-2.3-93 onshore wind turbines in Scotland

Siemens has secured the order for the Blackcraig Hill onshore wind power plant in Scotland. The 53 megawatt (MW) wind project located in the Scottish council area Dumfries and Galloway will consist of 23 wind turbines of the Siemens G2 platform. The contract also includes a 20-year service agreement. Commissioning is scheduled for the spring … Continue reading Siemens to supply 23 SWT-2.3-93 onshore wind turbines in Scotland

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Siemens to supply offshore wind turbines to world’s largest floating wind farm

Siemens is strengthening its collaboration with Norwegian company Statoil on floating offshore wind turbines. For the 30 megawatt (MW) Hywind Scotland Project, Siemens will supply five of its SWT-6.0-154 direct drive offshore wind turbines. The turbines will be installed on floating foundations operating in water depths between 90 and 120 meters. The world’s largest floating … Continue reading Siemens to supply offshore wind turbines to world’s largest floating wind farm

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Siemens to supply 126 megawatts to onshore wind power plants in Scotland

Siemens has been awarded orders for three onshore wind projects in Scotland, supplying up to 50,000 households in South and North Ayrshire and Lockerbie. The contracts also include long-term service and maintenance.   The Siemens SWT-3.2-101 and other models of the Siemens D3 product platform provide high energy yields and efficient operation for three Scottish … Continue reading Siemens to supply 126 megawatts to onshore wind power plants in Scotland

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Siemens reduces transport costs for offshore wind turbines by up to 20 percent

At the EWEA 2015 international wind industry trade fair in Paris Siemens presented the company’s new offshore logistics concept. A key element of this is an improved transport solution. Siemens has signed a long-term framework contract with transport service provider deugro Danmark A/S, utilizing two purpose-built transport vessels to efficiently link Siemens’ existing production locations … Continue reading Siemens reduces transport costs for offshore wind turbines by up to 20 percent

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Siemens to supply wind turbines for 38 MW wind farm in France

Siemens was recently awarded an order for the delivery, installation, and commissioning of 12 direct-drive wind turbines for Les Gourlous wind farm in France. The SWT-3.2-113 turbines will have a total capacity of 38.4 MW and will supply about 35,000 households with clean energy. Siemens will be providing long-term service for the new wind farm … Continue reading Siemens to supply wind turbines for 38 MW wind farm in France

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Siemens presents cost reduction solutions in wind energy at EWEA 2015 trade show

Siemens is presenting innovations solutions to further reduce the cost of wind power at one of the most important trade show for wind energy in Europe, EWEA 2015 in Paris. At a 200 square meter booth (M01 in pavilion 1 of the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles), new products for wind energy plants, grid connections, … Continue reading Siemens presents cost reduction solutions in wind energy at EWEA 2015 trade show

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Pattern Energy dedicates 200 MW Logan’s Gap wind farm in Texas

Pattern Energy Group announced it has dedicated new 200 megawatt (MW) Logan’s Gap Wind facility in Comanche County, Texas. Now operating at full capacity, Logan’s Gap Wind will create enough clean energy to power 50,000 homes in Texas each year, the company said.   Located in ERCOT’s North Zone, the Logan’s Gap Wind facility connects to Oncor’s 138kV … Continue reading Pattern Energy dedicates 200 MW Logan’s Gap wind farm in Texas

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Siemens receives order for offshore wind power plant in the United Kingdom

Siemens is to supply, install and commission 56 wind turbines for the Galloper Wind Farm Ltd. (GWFL) off the south-east coast of England. The owners of the offshore wind power plant are RWE, UK Green Investment Bank, Macquarie Capital and Siemens Financial Services (SFS), each with a 25 percent stake. The plant’s 336 megawatt capacity … Continue reading Siemens receives order for offshore wind power plant in the United Kingdom

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Siemens receives first offshore order for 7-MW wind turbines

47 wind turbines for UK project of DONG Energy • Walney Extension East to have a total capacity of 330 megawatts • Service to be provided by Siemens and DONG Energy over a period of 5 years   Siemens has received its first order for the new 7MW offshore wind turbine: the company is to … Continue reading Siemens receives first offshore order for 7-MW wind turbines

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Dong Energy to build world’s biggest wind farm off UK coast

Dong Energy is to build a 660-megawatt wind farm in the Irish Sea. The final investment decision for Walney Extension has been made after securing all necessary consents from authorities and signing most of the supply and installation contracts for the project. The 660MW Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, to be located in the Irish … Continue reading Dong Energy to build world’s biggest wind farm off UK coast

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Siemens to add an additional 173 megawatts to Clyde onshore wind farm in Scotland

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 54 direct drive wind turbines. The SWT-3.2-101 turbines will add another 172.8 megawatts (MW) to SSE’s Clyde wind farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Siemens will also be providing long-term service for the new Clyde Extension project. With an existing capacity of 350 MW, … Continue reading Siemens to add an additional 173 megawatts to Clyde onshore wind farm in Scotland

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Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated

Today marked the official inauguration of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind power plant: 78 Siemens wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 120 meters, will supply around 320,000 German households with ecofriendly electricity. Siemens is also providing service and maintenance for the turbines for an initial period … Continue reading Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated

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Siemens receives major order for 151-MW wind power project in the US

Siemens has been awarded an order from Apex Clean Energy to supply, support installation and provide long-term service for 66 wind turbines for the Grant Wind project in Grant County, Oklahoma. The Grant Wind project follows an announcement earlier this year that Siemens will provide turbines, service and financing for Apex Clean Energy’s Kay Wind … Continue reading Siemens receives major order for 151-MW wind power project in the US

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Siemens Wind Power sets up development centre in Hyderabad

Siemens Wind Power, a turbine division of Siemens AG, signed a five-year contract with engineering services provider Axiscades Engineering Technologies Ltd to set up an offshore development centre (ODC) to design wind turbines and provide design support to production and research teams of Siemens working out of Denmark, Germany and the US. The ODC will … Continue reading Siemens Wind Power sets up development centre in Hyderabad

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Wind power in Germany: Baltic 2 offshore wind farm is now producing power

Baltic 2, the company’s second offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, employs 80 Siemens SWT-3.6-120 wind turbines. EnBW developed and built the 288 MW wind farm with Australia’s Macquarie purchasing a 49% share of the project for EUR 720 million. The lifecycle of the wind farm is expected to be 20 years, around four … Continue reading Wind power in Germany: Baltic 2 offshore wind farm is now producing power

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Siemens to supply its first offshore wind power project in Taiwan

Siemens AG said Wednesday its Wind Power and Renewables Division has signed a supply deal with an electric power division of Swancor Ind. Co. (??), marking its first offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The preparation work for the Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm Phase 1 project between Siemens Wind Power and Renewables and Taiwan-based … Continue reading Siemens to supply its first offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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