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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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Molycorp Chosen to Supply Rare Earths for Use In High-Efficiency Siemens Wind Turbines

Siemens AG (“Siemens”) has selected Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) (“Molycorp”) to supply rare earth materials over the next 10 years from its Mountain Pass, California facility for incorporation into Siemens’ high-efficiency, direct drive wind turbine generators.  Molycorp will supply rare earth materials to Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (“Shin-Etsu”), which will produce the rare earth magnets … Continue reading Molycorp Chosen to Supply Rare Earths for Use In High-Efficiency Siemens Wind Turbines

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Siemens gets 100-MW wind turbine order for Ontario wind farm

As part of the wind turbine deal, Siemens will supply, install and commission 40 SWT-3.2-113 direct drive wind turbines. Grand Bend Wind Limited Partnership, a partnership between Northland Power, a Canadian power producer based in Toronto, and two local First Nations, the Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Bkejwanong Territory (Walpole Island First Nation), will construct the … Continue reading Siemens gets 100-MW wind turbine order for Ontario wind farm

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Apex Clean Energy Secures $397 Million Construction Loan for the Kay Wind Energy Project

Apex Clean Energy, an independent renewable energy company, is pleased to announce it has reached financial close of a $397 million construction loan for the 299 MW Kay Wind Energy Project in Kay County, Oklahoma.   Bayerische Landesbank, New York Branch and Rabobank, New York Branch acted as the Joint Lead Arrangers, Coordinating Lead Arrangers … Continue reading Apex Clean Energy Secures $397 Million Construction Loan for the Kay Wind Energy Project

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Wind power in Oklahoma: Siemens 130 wind turbines for a wind farm

Siemens has been awarded an order from Apex Clean Energy to supply, support installation and provide long-term service for 130 wind turbines for the 299-megawatts (MW) Kay Wind project to be located in Kay County, Oklahoma. Installation of the wind turbines is scheduled to begin this year, with the start of operations expected for the … Continue reading Wind power in Oklahoma: Siemens 130 wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens signs long-term service extension for Rhyl Flats offshore wind farm in North Wales

Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Ltd., 50.1% owned by RWE AG, to continue providing service and maintenance at the Rhyl Flats wind farm off the coast of North Wales for the next 15 years.   Siemens has been providing service and maintenance for the 25 SWT-3.6-107 turbines at Rhyl … Continue reading Siemens signs long-term service extension for Rhyl Flats offshore wind farm in North Wales

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

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Wind power in Egypt: Siemens will supply wind turbines to 2,000 MW

Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser told that the deals were signed Saturday after negotiations with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, “who drove a hard bargain.”   “It will create 1,000 jobs and we’re ready to start as soon as possible,” he said. “We’ve been doing business here for over 110 years so we’ve seen crisis come and go… … Continue reading Wind power in Egypt: Siemens will supply wind turbines to 2,000 MW

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Siemens launches offshore wind turbines of 7MW

Siemens announced the launch of its new flagship offshore wind turbine, which it says generates nearly 10 percent more power annually than its predecessor.   The new wind turbine of seven megawatt (MW), called SWT-7.0-154, was presented at the ongoing EWEA Offshore 2015 conference that opened Tuesday in Copenhagen. Siemens has added stronger permanent magnets … Continue reading Siemens launches offshore wind turbines of 7MW

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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 … Continue reading Siemens launches new grid access solution for offshore wind turbines

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Siemens Increases Wind Power Output of Direct Drive Offshore Wind Turbines

Siemens has struck a deal to supply wind turbines to a large offshore German wind farm in a deal that will boost a flagging order book and it said it would begin testing within days its largest yet turbine model. The wind turbine unit of the German engineering firm will provide 67 of its 6 … Continue reading Siemens Increases Wind Power Output of Direct Drive Offshore Wind Turbines

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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, … Continue reading Siemens Surges but Vestas Wind Systems Remains Top Wind Turbine Installer in 2014

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Siemens tops global wind power market, Vestas slips, GE rises

Siemens gained over Vestas to top the global wind turbine market as measured by market share of newly installed machines connected to the grid in 2014, according to an industry report, but the gap between the top three companies is small. MAKE Consulting, a Danish renewable energy consultancy, said wind turbine units of Siemens and … Continue reading Siemens tops global wind power market, Vestas slips, GE rises

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