Siemens Gamesa to provide 166MW of turbines to Spanish wind farms

Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables has purchased 48 of the structures

Siemens Gamesa to build wind and battery facility down under

the hybrid facility will encompass a wind farm with 56 turbines and a 20MW lithium-ion battery

Siemens Gamesa turbines to spin at Orsted’s giant UK wind farm

Orsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as the exclusive turbine supplier for its giant UK wind project. The 1.4GW Hornsea Project Two is expected to be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. SGRE will supply its 8MW turbine, with the majority of the blades delivered from its facility in […]

Siemens Gamesa announces 195 job losses

Renewable energy developer Siemens Gamesa is to make nearly 200 factory workers in the US redundant. The company has said the losses will be made at its Fort Madison blade manufacturing facility in Iowa by the end of March. The plant originally opened in 2006 – the firm has said its business activity no longer […]

Siemens Gamesa in 96MW turbine deals

Siemens Gamesa has signed two new agreements for the supply of 96MW of turbines. The company will install 24 2MW turbines at the Yangshugou wind farm and a further 24 of the same turbines at the Wohushan wind farm, located in north-eastern China and eastern China respectively. One of the 48MW projects is being developed […]

Siemens Gamesa supplies 500MW offshore wind site

Siemens Gamesa is to supply its latest 8MW turbines to an offshore wind project in France. The 500MW Saint Brieuc project off the coast of Bretagne will use 62 of the structures, which have blades nearly 82 metres long. Their large size allows them to sweep across an 18% larger area and generate up to […]

Siemens Gamesa secures 262MW deal in Egypt

Siemens Gamesa has secured a 262MW turbine supply and 15-year maintenance contract in Egypt. The firm will install 125 of its G97-2.1 MW turbines at Gulf of Suez wind farm, located in Ras Ghareb. It received this order from a consortium made up of ENGIE, the Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation and Egyptian […]

Energy storage hots up with rockin’ new technology

  Siemens Gamesa has started building a facility in Hamburg which will use hot rocks to store energy. The project aims to use surplus power from wind farms to run heaters, taking approximately 1,000 tonnes of rocks up to 600°C. This heat will drive a 1.5MW steam turbine, feeding electricity back to the grid when […]

Vattenfall places huge turbine order with Siemens Gamesa

Swedish firm Vattenfall has placed an offshore turbine order with Siemens Gamesa, claimed to be the world’s largest this year. The total installed capacity will be close to 1GW for three wind farms – Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea and Vesterhav Syd and Nord in the North Sea. The order includes 113 8MW turbines, […]

Queen visits offshore turbine blade factory in Hull

  The Queen visited Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory in Hull yesterday. She was given a short tour of the facility and a demonstration of the work which goes into making the mammoth 75-metre turbine blades, as part of the Hull City of Culture 2017 celebrations. They are handmade as a single, […]