Siemens-Gamesa to supply of 752 MW of wind turbines

Danish wind energy developer DONG Energy has signed a contract with Siemens-Gamesa for the supply of 752 MW of wind turbines for the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm sets to be developed in the Netherlands. DONG Energy was awarded the right to build the International News Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farms back in July 2016, located 22 km off the coast of the Dutch province of Zeeland at water depths of 14-38 metres. Siemens-Gamesa will supply 94 of its 8 MW wind turbines, the nacelles of which will be assembled in Siemens Gamesa’s new factory in Cuxhaven, Germany. Meanwhile, blades for the turbines will be produced in Hull, England. Both Borssele 1 and 2 are expected to be completed and fully operational by end-2020.

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