Renewables, Wind

Siemens awarded contract for offshore wind farm

Vattenfall has awarded Siemens Energy (NYSE: SI) an order for 72 Model SWT-4.0-130 wind turbines for its new Sandbank offshore wind farm. The project is being erected 90 kilometers west of the island of Sylt in water depths between 25 and 37 meters within the exclusive economic zone off the German North Sea coast.

Vattenfall has contracted Siemens to perform maintenance services on the Sandbank installations for an initial period of five years.

The 72 offshore wind turbines of the type SWT-4.0-130 for Sandbank offshore wind power plant will be rated at 4-MW each.