Siemens expands North American business

The company is to supply wind turbines with a total power of 227 MW for a wind farm in the US state of Oklahoma. Siemens will deliver the 98 turbines to the local energy supplier Oklahoma Gas & Electric, and three of these will be from the new generation of transmissionless wind turbines. Siemens has landed an even bigger contract in Canada. The supply of turbines of up to 600 MW total capacity to the province of Ontario has been agreed with Samsung C&T Corporation. A new rotor blade factory is also to be built in Canada and will create up to 300 jobs. This rotor blade manufacturing in Canada is to follow the building of a nacelle factory in the US state of Kansas, which is to start operation before the end of the year.

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