Siemens to provide wind turbines for Dudgeon offshore wind farm
Siemens Energy has received an order of 67 wind turbines for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the U.K.
The Norwegian energy providers Statoil and Statkraft have awarded a contract worth approximately 650 million EUR to Siemens. According to the contract Siemens will manufacture, supply, install and commission the ordered 67 6MW wind turbines. The contract includes also a five-years service and maintenance agreement. It is expected that turbine delivery and installation will start in 2017.
The Dudgeon offshore wind project is located 32 kilometers north of Cromer in North Norfolk. 70 % of the wind farm is owned by Statoil, 30 % holds Statkraft. The wind farm will provide enough energy for about 410,000 households in the UK.