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Siemens Energy has secured another order for an offshore wind power plant in Germany. For the customer DONG Energy the company will supply up to 89 wind turbines for the Borkum Riffgrund 1 project in the North Sea off the German coast.

The project will have a total capacity of 320MW. The Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind power plant will be located in the North Sea about 80 kilometers northwest of Emden and 55 kilometers off the German coast. Siemens will be responsible for supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines over an area of 36 square kilometers and at water depths of as much as 29 meters. Each turbine has a capacity of 3.6MW and a rotor diameter of 120 meters. In addition, Siemens signed a five-year service, maintenance, and warranty agreement for the units with an extension option. Construction work is expected to start in 2013 with first power production in 2014.
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