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Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for four onshore wind power projects in Germany

Proven direct-drive technology is being deployed in new Onshore projects in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, for which Siemens Gamesa will deliver 16 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50.6 megawatts (MW)1. Individualized planning and flexible technology helped some of these projects to qualify for the necessary approvals: in Geestpark Almdorf, Siemens Gamesa fully … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for four onshore wind power projects in Germany

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RES is Constructing the Redbed Plains Wind Farm

Redbed Plains Wind Farm will have a capacity of 99.1 MW and consist of 48 Siemens Gamesa turbines. An interconnection agreement for the project has been finalized with American Electric Power (AEP). Nearly 250 jobs will be created during the peak of construction. Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction … Continue reading RES is Constructing the Redbed Plains Wind Farm

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Vestas is Once Again the Global Leader in Wind Turbine Installations

A new report from Navigant Research examines the development of the global wind power market, detailing changes that occurred in 2016 and providing forecasts for 2017-2021, as well as an outlook through 2026.   Wind power has become firmly entrenched as part of the broader global energy system, and last year, new wind turbine installations … Continue reading Vestas is Once Again the Global Leader in Wind Turbine Installations

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Sen to be responsible for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy within Siemens’ Managing Board

Michael Sen, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, will – additionally to his current duties – now be responsible for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy within Siemens’ Managing Board. Until recently, Sen was a member of the management team of Europe’s largest energy supplier and acquired extensive expertise in the management of listed equity … Continue reading Sen to be responsible for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy within Siemens’ Managing Board

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Gamesa registered record revenues and profitability prior to the merger with Siemens Wind Power

In the first quarter of 2017, prior to the merger with Siemens Wind Power, Gamesa obtained €100 million net profit, 39% more than in the year-ago quarter. These results were boosted by record quarterly revenues, amounting to €1,546 million, and profitability, with an underlying EBIT margin of 11.7%. The figures for the first quarter are … Continue reading Gamesa registered record revenues and profitability prior to the merger with Siemens Wind Power

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Siemens Gamesa names Markus Tacke as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, at a meeting held yesterday, unanimously appointed Markus Tacke as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following the recommendation of the Appointments and Remunerations Committee. The appointment takes effect immediately. Mr. Tacke succeeds Ignacio Martín, who in April announced to the Board his desire to … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa names Markus Tacke as new CEO

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Project Nobo: A successful conclusion for RTS

The region around Varel in Jadebusen is ideally suited for the wind industry. It is here that RTS Wind AG, as a subcontractor for Siemens, has erected and cabled eight 3-MW Wind turbines. The project began at the beginning of this year. To the delight of all participating parties, the RTS team stuck to their … Continue reading Project Nobo: A successful conclusion for RTS

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Neoen chooses the Qantum O&M platform for 315 MW Australian wind farm

Neoen, a leading renewable project developer and owner, has chosen QOS Energy’s innovative O&M management platform to monitor the performance of the 315 MW Hornsdale wind project, which will be amongst the largest wind farms operating in Australia once fully commissioned. The project, consisting of 96 Siemens 3.2MW wind turbines, is being built in three … Continue reading Neoen chooses the Qantum O&M platform for 315 MW Australian wind farm

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Electric motor sets two speed records

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, the Extra 330LE aerobatic plane, powered by a propulsion system from Siemens, set two new speed records. At the Dinslaken Schwarze Heide airfield in Germany, the electric aircraft reached a top speed of around 337.50 kilometers per hour (km/h) over a distance of three kilometers. The speed achieved by pilot … Continue reading Electric motor sets two speed records

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces Rosa García as Chairwoman

Initial steps for the creation of a leading company in the global wind energy industry are well underway with the first meeting of the Board of Directors of the combined company, announcing first appointments for the joint management team. Ignacio Martín, former Executive Chairman of Gamesa, will continue as CEO of the combined company for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces Rosa García as Chairwoman

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Top 10 global wind turbine OEM rankings: Vestas, GE, Goldwind, Gamesa, Siemens, Enercon, Nordex, United Power, Mingyang and Envision

Wind energy consultancy MAKE reports that Vestas has won the top position in its top 15 global rankings, according to MAKE’s Global Wind Turbine OEM 2016 Market Share analysis. The pure-play turbine OEM added 8.7 GW across 36 markets in 2016, beating runner-up GE by nearly 3 percentage points, the largest differential between the top two spots … Continue reading Top 10 global wind turbine OEM rankings: Vestas, GE, Goldwind, Gamesa, Siemens, Enercon, Nordex, United Power, Mingyang and Envision

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The merger of Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power becomes effective

The merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power becomes effective today, after the registration of the combined company in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay, in Spain. This was the last step required to close the transaction announced in June 2016, after fulfillment of all the conditions precedent and other closing actions. This transaction creates a … Continue reading The merger of Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power becomes effective

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Siemens to provide wind turbines for 21 MW Futuren project in France

Siemens Wind Power has received an order for a new onshore wind project in the southwest of France. The new wind power plant, owned by Futuren, an international independent renewable energy producer, will be installed on a site close to the towns of Courant and Nachamps (Charente-Maritime) in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. It will consist … Continue reading Siemens to provide wind turbines for 21 MW Futuren project in France

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Siemens vows to turn Taiwan into offshore wind power hub

Siemens Taiwan President and CEO Erdal Elver vowed Wednesday to establish Taiwan as a regional offshore wind power hub. At a press event, the company reiterated its mission to use its technologies in offshore wind power, gas-fired power generation and energy efficiency via digitalization to help establish a sustainable energy future for Taiwan. President Tsai … Continue reading Siemens vows to turn Taiwan into offshore wind power hub

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Siemens awarded wind turbine order from EDF Luminus for two projects in Belgium

EDF Luminus, the second largest player in the Belgian energy market, has ordered wind turbines at Siemens Wind Power for two projects located in the Belgian municipalities of Dessel and Mol as well as in Beveren. The nine 3.2 megawatt (MW) machines of the Siemens D3 product platform will be installed at the wind projects … Continue reading Siemens awarded wind turbine order from EDF Luminus for two projects in Belgium

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Siemens low wind prototype turbine installed in Drantum

Siemens’ new direct-drive low wind turbine has reached the prototype testing stage. The onshore model SWT-3.15-142, with a rotor diameter of 142 meters has successfully passed prototype approval and has now been erected at the Drantum wind test site in Jutland, Denmark. The IEC Class IIIA wind turbine is the first Siemens model to be … Continue reading Siemens low wind prototype turbine installed in Drantum

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Merger of Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa receives antitrust clearance

The merger of Siemens’ Wind Power business and Gamesa has today received unconditional clearance from the European competition authorities. Antitrust approvals have now been obtained in all required jurisdictions, and all the conditions precedent for the merger have been satisfied. Subject to pending closing actions, Siemens and Gamesa expect to close the merger early April, … Continue reading Merger of Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa receives antitrust clearance

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Merger of Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa receives antitrust clearance

The merger of Siemens’ Wind Power business and Gamesa has today received unconditional clearance from the European competition authorities. Antitrust approvals have now been obtained in all required jurisdictions, and all the conditions precedent for the merger have been satisfied. Subject to pending closing actions, Siemens and Gamesa expect to close the merger early in … Continue reading Merger of Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa receives antitrust clearance

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UK offshore wind energy subsidies set to drop below nuclear

Subsidy costs for British offshore wind farms are likely to fall below that of new nuclear plants in next month’s government auction, German firm Siemens’ head of its British offshore wind turbines business told Reuters. Britain’s government is under pressure to bring down users’ electricity costs at the same time as subsidising low-carbon generation to … Continue reading UK offshore wind energy subsidies set to drop below nuclear

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