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First installation of Siemens' 6 megawatt wind turbine in Germany


Germany's first installation of Siemens' 6 megawatt (MW) wind turbine: In the northwestern German village of Wehlens near Wilhelmshaven, Siemens recently installed two SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbines at an onshore site. The onshore location offers wind conditions comparable to offshore sites.

The onshore location offers wind conditions comparable to offshore sites.

The two ultra-modern wind turbines are equipped with direct-drive generators and rotors with a diameter of 154 meters.

Within a few weeks, the two turbines will deliver sufficient electricity to supply more than 14,000 average German households with clean energy.

In addition to the construction of the two plants, Siemens will operate and maintain the turbines through a 15-year service contract.

Reference Number: PN201403

Dr. Norbert Aschenbrenner | Siemens PhotoNews
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