Image - Siemens Awarded Turnkey Order for Near Shore Wind Farm in the Netherlands

Siemens Awarded Turnkey Order for Near Shore Wind Farm in the Netherlands

Siemens Energy has received an order for the Netherlands' largest near shore wind farm. Designed to generate 144 megawatts (MW) of wind power, the Westermeerwind project with 48 direct drive wind turbines is also the first wind power plant Siemens Wind Power's Offshore unit will erect for handover to the customer on a turnkey basis. Within the framework of a 15-year comprehensive maintenance contract, the owner will benefit from Siemen...

Wind - Smart Grids - Jul 28, 2014


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GE Energy Financial Services Invests in Atria Power's Wind Farms

GE Financial Services has invested equity in three Atria Power wind projects under construction in India, supporting GE’s commitment to invest USD $1 billion annually in renewable energy projects worldwide. The wind farms will have a combined capacity of 126 megawatts and will support the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s program to generate competitively priced grid-interactive wind power through feed-in tariffs. Finan...

Wind - Power Generation, Smart Grids, Wind - Jul 28, 2014


Image - Siemens D6 Direct-drive Wind Turbine Obtains Type Certification by DNV GL

Siemens D6 Direct-drive Wind Turbine Obtains Type Certification by DNV GL

Siemens Energy has obtained type certification by certifying body DNV GL for the company's innovative D6 offshore wind turbine. The model Siemens SWT-6.0-154 is equipped with a modern direct drive generator, rated at 6 megawatts (MW) and equipped with a 154 meter rotor. The official certificate is a further step in ramping up the serial production of the turbine. The certification process included DNV GL experts being given full access to ...

Wind - Smart Grids - Jul 24, 2014