Siemens receives order for 101-MW wind farm in Oklahoma, USA
"The U.S. is the largest market for our wind turbines business and we are pleased that Competitive Power Ventures selected Siemens for its first wind farm in Oklahoma, which will also be our first wind project in that state," said Andreas Nauen, CEO of the Siemens Wind Power Business Unit. The Siemens scope of supply for the Keenan Wind Farm in Oklahoma consists of delivery, installation and commissioning of 44 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.3 MW each. A service and warranty agreement is also included in the order. The wind farm is scheduled to be in commercial operation in 2009.
Wind power is one of the biggest contributors to Siemens' environmental portfolio. In 2007, revenue from products and solutions of Siemens' environmental portfolio was nearly EUR17 billion. The environmental portfolio is growing 10 percent annually, and the revenue target for 2011 is EUR25 billion.
Siemens AG Power Distribution Division und Power Transmission Division
The Siemens Energy Sector is the world's leading supplier of a complete spectrum of products, services and solutions for the generation, transmission and distribution of power and for the extraction, conversion and transport of oil and gas. In fiscal 2007 (ended September 30), the Energy Sector had revenues of approximately EUR20.3 billion and received new orders totaling around EUR28.5 billion and posted a profit of EUR1.8 billion. The Energy Sector had a work force of 73,500 at the beginning of fiscal 2008. Further information is available at: www.siemens.com/energy.