Siemens Gamesa wins 96.6 MW wind order in Norway
- Turbines will be installed in municipality of Tysfjord in northern Norway

Siemens Gamesa was awarded a 96.6-megawatt (MW) onshore wind power order in northern Norway, the company announced on Friday.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply the Sorfjord Vindpark onshore wind power plant with 23 units of their Onshore Direct Drive OptimaFlex wind turbines.

A five-year service and maintenance agreement is included. Installation start is planned for summer 2019 with completion planned for autumn 2019.

"We are happy to cooperate with Fortum on the Sorfjord project. Together, we’ve created a strong foundation to reach Fortum’s future ambitions within the generation of renewable energy,” Hans Joern Rieks, CEO of North EMEA, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, was quoted as saying.

The Sorfjord Vindpark project is a part of Fortum’s growth strategy in renewable energy.

The company is currently investing and increasing its wind energy portfolio in the Nordic countries and in Russia.

The turbines will be installed in the municipality of Tysfjord in northern Norway, only accessible by boat or helicopter.

By Ebru Sengul

Anadolu Agency


29 Sep,2017