2017-11-23
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/24175-siemens-8-megawatt-wind-turbine-up-and-running

Siemens unveils 8 MW prototype

The prototype in Østerild, Denmark, will be used for both mechanical and electrical testing till type certification next year.The prototype in Østerild, Denmark, will be used for both mechanical and electrical testing till type certification next year.
Siemens has installed the latest version of its 8 MW wind turbine in Denmark.

Official Press Release Siemens Wind Power:

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Siemens 8-megawatt wind turbine up and running

Siemens 8-megawatt wind turbine up and running

Product platform with cumulative operating time of more than 100 years / Prototype for both mechanical and electrical testing installed / Final type certificate expected for 2018

Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore direct drive wind turbine at the national test center in Østerild, Denmark – according to plan. The SWT-8.0-154 is rated at 8 megawatts (MW) and equipped with the proven 154- meter rotor. The prototype was certified by DNV GL in January, confirming all relevant safety features for test operation. The new offshore turbine was installed on a steel tower at a hub height of 120 meters. The prototype will be used for both mechanical and electrical testing. The final type certificate is expected for 2018. With the full... ... More: Official Press Release Siemens Wind Power





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