Tag Archives: Siemens

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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2Q2014 State Blue Map

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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Ontario Wind Energy

Samsung, Pattern Energy and Six Nations Complete Wind Energy Project in Ontario with Siemens wind turbines

“Wind power provides clean, emission-free electricity for Ontarians while creating thousands of jobs and economic opportunities,” said Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy.   “Collaborative projects like this one will help wind reach 15 per cent of the province’s installed capacity by 2025.”Ontario’s newest wind facility is now up and running. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) […]

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siemens offshore wind power

Wind energy in France: EDF Energies Nouvelles starts-up wind farm with Siemens wind turbines

EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned the 24 MW Basse Thiérache Sud wind farm in the French region of Picardy. The wind power project, in the Aisne department, uses eight 3 MW Siemens wind turbines and is owned by EDF Energies Nouvelles and Diamond Generating Europe, a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation. During 2014 EDF has […]

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Siemens SWT-3.0-101 / Siemens SWT-3.0-101

Siemens publishes Environmental Product Declarations for wind turbines

Siemens Wind Power and Renewables has published four new Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) brochures, each representing one of the company’s four product platforms, covering both geared and direct drive wind turbines for offshore and onshore projects. The figures are based on Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) of four defined wind power projects: two offshore wind plants […]

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Direktantrieb für schwedischen Windpark / Direct drive technology for Swedish wind farm

Siemens signs long-term service contract for U.S. wind energy projects totaling over 2 GW

Siemens will provide service and maintenance at 12 MidAmerican Energy wind power projects in Iowa through June 2024. Largest onshore wind energy service contract to date for Siemens.   Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the U.S. energy company MidAmerican Energy to provide service and maintenance for 958 SWT-2.3 turbines at 12 wind projects […]

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Iowa wind energy

MidAmerican Energy signs wind power contract with Siemens for Iowa wind energy projects

Siemens will provide service and maintenance at 12 MidAmerican Energy Company wind energy projects in Iowa through June 2024. Combined capacity of more than 2 gigawatts (GW). Largest onshore wind power service contract to date for Siemens. Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with MidAmerican Energy to provide service and maintenance for 958 SWT-2.3 turbines […]

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