Siemens Installs its 1,000th Wind Turbine in the UK

The wind turbine, number EO6, forms part of a total of 48 3.6 MW wind turbines which comprise the Gunfleet 1 and Gunfleet 2 wind power fields owned by Dong Energy, the world’s leading operator of offshore wind farms.

Siemens is the market leader in offshore wind turbines in the UK and recently SMart Wind (a consortium led by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures) was awarded a 4 GW wind energy contract for the "Hornsea" zone of the Round 3 wind farm programme.

Siemens provides 40% of the UK’s wind turbine generating capacity.

Siemens was established in the United Kingdom 167 years ago and now employs 16,915 people in the UK. Last year’s revenues were GBP 4.2 billion. As a leading global engineering and technology services company, Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s major challenges, across the key sectors of energy, industry and healthcare.

Siemens has offices and factories throughout the UK, with its headquarters in Frimley, Surrey. The company’s global headquarters is in Munich, Germany.