DONG Energy & Siemens Sign UK Offshore Wind Farm Agreement

Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2012

DONG Energy and Siemens Energy sign to supply & service 300 offshore wind turbines for installation offshore UK

The framework agreement is in regard to the 
supply and servicing of a total of 300 offshore wind turbines of 6 megawatt 
each, yielding  a total capacity of 1,800 megawatt. The turbines will be installed 
at selected DONG Energy offshore wind farms in the UK in the period 2014-2017. 



Under the framework agreement, Siemens Energy will design, manufacture, supply, 
install and service the 6 megawatt offshore wind turbines. Furthermore, the 
partners have agreed on product and performance warranties reflecting the size 
of the agreement. 

The agreement commits DONG Energy to pay a cancellation fee in the event of the 
cancellation of projects comprised by the agreement. 


The agreement concerns Siemens Energy’s newly developed 6 megawatt offshore 
wind turbine with a 154-metre rotor based on gearless direct drive technology. 
Siemens Energy’s new turbine belongs to the next generation of large offshore 
wind turbines of more than 5 megawatt and will give a significantly higher 
production per position. 


”The agreement will enable DONG Energy to install a significantly larger 
turbine from 2014 compared to the turbines, we know today. The agreement is a 
key element of DONG Energy’s strategy to significantly expand offshore wind and 
will strengthen our position as market leader in the offshore area,” says 
Carsten Krogsgaard Thomsen, Acting CEO of DONG Energy. 


Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter February 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Sea IT, Veritas Tankers Ink Long-term Software Deal

Sea IT has entered a long term ICT agreement with Veritas Tankers. The agreement comprises installation of BlueCORE Generation 4, an ICT platform specifically developed for the marine industry,

Interior Facelift for Queen Mary 2

Cunard’s luxurious flagship, the iconic 2,620 passenger ocean liner Queen Mary 2, will undergo an interior refit at the hands of McCue Marine during a 25-day multimillion-pound

Chemical Shipping Freight Rates to Remain Under Pressure

On the back of low bunker prices and more new buildings to be delivered in 2016, chemical shipping freight rates for both contracts of affreightment and spot cargoes

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0678 sec (15 req/sec)