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Four new onshore-projects with a combined rating of more than 84MW will extend Siemens Gamesa’s fleet of direct-drive wind turbines with a further 27 units.

Customer GETEC green energy has ordered nine SWT-3.2-113 wind turbines for the Energiepark Profen project located in Saxony-Anhalt. GETEC also has signed an O&M contract with Siemens Gamesa including full service for 20 years.

An additional five units of the same model will be installed at PNE WIND’s Bederkesa-Alfstedt wind power plant near Bremerhaven. The installation is scheduled to be completed in autumn 2017, and commissioning is planned for late 2017. A 15-year service contract is also included. 

11 SWT-3.0-113 wind turbines will be installed at the Straubenhardt project in Baden-Württemberg developed by WIRSOL. The installation will start in late summer 2017 with commissioning by beginning of 2018. Siemens Gamesa has also been awarded a 15-year service and maintenance contract for the wind power plant.

Finally, two Siemens Gamesa direct drive wind turbines, one SWT-3.15-142 and one SWT-3.2-113 will be installed near the town of Vetschau in Brandenburg. Both units will be installed in late summer of 2017 and commissioning is expected for autumn 2017. Customer VentusVentures has also ordered full service over a period of 20 years.