5 May 2009 — Siemens Energy will build a production facility in Kansas to produce nacelles for its 2.3 MW machine. The plant will have an annual capacity equal to 1,500 MW. Construction of the 300,000-square-foot facility will begin in August. The first nacelles will be shipped December 2010.
Siemens opened a rotor blade manufacturing facility in Iowa two years ago. The company said this project is a continuation of its efforts to expand into the U.S. market.
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