Siemens Gamesa has signed a milestone wind energy settlement with Orsted to provide the 298-MW Haystack wind farm in Nebraska as the 2 corporations embark on a brand new stage of their onshore partnership following almost 30 years of offshore tasks collectively.
The Haystack mission consists of the provision of 51 SG 5.Zero-145 wind generators and 18 protected harbor generators. The first deliveries are anticipated to start in the summertime of 2021 with commissioning anticipated in fourth quarter 2021.
The order additionally features a 30-year full-scope service and upkeep settlement overlaying main actions associated to the service and upkeep of the items. This settlement is the longest ever service contract for Siemens Gamesa in North America and evidences belief not solely in Siemens Gamesa’s know-how but additionally the corporate’s robust and versatile service capabilities.
“Orsted is a key associate in our offshore enterprise and we’re excited to broaden that partnership into onshore wind energy. The Haystack mission will present clear power to almost 85,000 common U.S. houses,” stated Shannon Sturgil, CEO of Onshore North America at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. “We achieved an vital milestone over the summer time with the Coastal Virginia Offshore Pilot Project and we’re thrilled so as to add Haystack to our checklist of firsts.”
The SG 5.Zero-145 wind turbine from Siemens Gamesa, for use on the Haystack mission, has confirmed to be a really profitable product within the U.S. Its new state-of-the-art management system and enhanced blade aerodynamics optimize energy technology. Thanks to its OptimaFlex know-how, the wind turbine additionally encompasses a versatile energy ranking ranging between four.Zero and 5.Zero MW, thereby offering a uniquely tailor-made answer that matches the precise situations of every web site. The turbine encompasses a modular design for elevated mechanical capability and optimum adaptation to logistics and building necessities, offering higher effectivity and decrease levelized value of power (LCoE).
The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot mission, which got here on-line this summer time, is owned by Dominion Energy and Ørsted is EPC contractor on the mission. It is the primary offshore wind mission in U.S. Federal waters and the primary offshore wind mission within the U.S. for Siemens Gamesa, situated approx. 27 miles/43.5 km offshore.
Together, Siemens Gamesa and Orsted have put in over 1,300 offshore wind generators. This order evidences confidence in Siemens Gamesa’s know-how and repair.
In whole, Siemens Gamesa has put in greater than 23 GW within the U.S. and has a robust U.S. footprint consisting of producing, service and places of work. With almost 72 GW beneath service globally, together with greater than 10 GW of multibrand generators, Siemens Gamesa is a number one service supplier within the business. In North America, Siemens Gamesa gives service and upkeep to wind tasks with a complete output capability of greater than 14 GW.
(Source: Siemens Gamesa – Image: Wind farm in Nebraska/The Fence Post)
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