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Siemens to supply 140 wind turbines for the world’s largest offshore wind farm

(PresseBox) (München, ) Siemens Energy has received an order for the supply of 140 wind turbines for the world's largest offshore wind farm Greater Gabbard located 46 kilometers off the coast of Suffolk in Great Britain. The order includes also a 5 year service and warranty agreement. The purchaser is Greater Gabbard Offshore Winds Ltd, owned by Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE). The delivery of these turbines is scheduled in 2009 and 2010. The order volume for Siemens Energy is approximately EUR800 million.

"Siemens is delighted to have signed this prestigious order with SSE as this marks a major milestone in the offshore business for Siemens as the clear market leader in the offshore wind energy business," said René Umlauft, CEO of the Siemens' Division Renewable Energy.

(All figures represent the sum of the nonconsolidated figures for the Power Generation and Power Transmission and Distribution Groups and for the Oil and Gas activities of the Industrial Solutions and Services Group.)

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The Siemens Industry Sector (Erlangen, Germany) is the world's leading supplier of production, transportation and building systems. Integrated hardware and software technologies combined with comprehensive industry-specific solutions enable Siemens to enhance the productivity and efficiency of its customers in industry and infrastructure. The Sector comprises six Divisions: Building Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility, Drive Technologies and Osram. In fiscal 2007 (ended September 30), Siemens Industry generated sales of approximately EUR40 billion (pro forma, unconsolidated) with around 209,000 employees worldwide.

With the business activities of Siemens VAI Metal Technologies, (Linz, Austria), Siemens Water Technologies (Warrendale, Pa., U.S.A.), and Industry Technologies, (Erlangen, Germany), the Siemens Industry Solutions Division (Erlangen, Germany) is one of the world's leading solution and service providers for industrial and infrastructure facilities. Using its own products, systems and process technologies, Industry Solutions develops and builds plants for end customers, commissions them and provides support during their entire life cycle.

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