Siemens blows in for Scottish Power

Scottish Power has awarded Siemens Power Generation a contract worth around €350m for the delivery of 140 wind turbines for the Whitelee Wind Farm to be located south of Glasgow.

Scottish Power has awarded Siemens Power Generation (PG) a contract worth around €350m for the delivery of 140 wind turbines for the Whitelee Wind Farm to be located south of Glasgow.

 

With an installed capacity of 322MW, it will be Europe’s largest wind farm, delivering sufficient capacity to supply electricity to about 200,000 households in Scotland. The Whitelee Wind Farm project is the largest wind farm contracted by Siemens Power Generation to date. Completion of the project is scheduled for summer 2009.

 

Siemens will provide 140 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.3MW each. The Siemens PG scope of supply includes the delivery of wind turbines, installation, commissioning and a service and maintenance agreement.

 

Later this year, Siemens also will commence the delivery of 14 wind turbines with a capacity of 1.3MW each for Scottish Power’s Wether Hill Wind Farm in Scotland.