Siemens receives first offshore order for 7-MW wind turbines
Siemens has received its first order for the new 7MW offshore wind turbine: the company is to supply, install and commission 47 direct drive wind turbines, each with a rotor diameter of 154 meters. The wind turbines will be deployed in the Walney Extension East project in the Irish Sea.
The developer and owner of the offshore wind power plant is DONG Energy. This order is part of the frame agreement concluded between DONG Energy and Siemens in 2012. The capacity of Walney Extension East will be sufficient to supply more than 230,000 British homes with clean energy. Service for the plant will be provided jointly by Siemens and DONG Energy for a period of five years. ….