Siemens supplies turbines to Brazil

Siemens Energy are set to build 63 wind turbines for five power plants in Brazil. The orders were made by the utility Tractebel Energia, and will total 145MW. Each of […]

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By Tom Gibson

Siemens Energy are set to build 63 wind turbines for five power plants in Brazil. The orders were made by the utility Tractebel Energia, and will total 145MW. Each of the SWT-2 wind turbines generate 2.3MW and have a rotor diameter of 101 meters.

Jens-Peter Saul, CEO of the Siemens Wind Power Business Unit said: “This is the third order in the last six months Siemens has received for wind turbines from Brazil. This demonstrates the confidence our customers have in our technology and in our commitment to a successful internationalization strategy.”

In addition to opening two new factories in the U.S. and China at the end of 2010, the company has also announced plans for new factories or the extension of supply chain management in Canada, the United Kingdom, India, Russia and Brazil.

In 2010, revenue from the Portfolio totaled about, making Siemens the world’s largest supplier of ecofriendly technologies, made EUR28 billion last year.