Siemens to supply Germany's Butendiek turbines

Siemens has won the contract to supply the turbines for the 288 megawatt (MW) Butendiek offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, which is being developed by Airtricity for commissioning in 2012.

Under the terms of the agreement, Siemens will supply 80 3.6 MW wind turbines for the project.

Siemens has already supplied Scottish and Southern Electricity subsidiary Airtricity with 140 3.6 MW turbines for the Greater Gabbard offshore project, where construction is currently taking place.

Andreas Nauen, chief exceutive of Siemens Wind Power says: “This agreement shows that the German offshore market is moving from the demonstration phase to rolling out commercial projects.” Siemens has already installed more than 90 3.6 MW turbines offshore, showing that the turbine “has a proven track-record for the Log in to read complete article.

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