- Published: 05 May 2014 05 May 2014
Siemens Energy has announced a wind turbine and service order in Canada. The 270MW K2 Wind Ontario (K2 Wind) Project is located in Goderich in southwestern Ontario and will feature 140 units of the Siemens SWT2.3-101 wind turbines.
The project owners are Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung), Capital Power LP and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development). The transaction includes a long-term service and maintenance agreement, ensuring the reliability, availability and performance of the turbines. Commercial operation of the wind farm is expected in mid-2015. The blades for the project will be manufactured at the Siemens blade facility in Tillsonburg, Ontario. Towers for the project will also be produced locally in Canada. The nacelles will be assembled at Siemens’ U.S. factory in Hutchinson, Kansas.