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Siemens Wins 50-Megawatt Wind Turbine Order in Turkey

October 17, 2012

Siemens AG (SIE), Europe’s biggest engineering company, won a deal to supply turbines to a 50- megawatt wind farm in Turkey as it expects more orders to meet the country’s rising power demand.

Siemens is to install 22 of its 2.3-megawatt machines at the Balabanli onshore plant developed by a group including German utility EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG (EBK) and Turkey’s Borusan Holding AS near the city of Tekirdag, it said today in an e-mailed statement. The deal, for which Siemens gave no price, includes a 10-year service and maintenance agreement.

“The Turkish wind-energy market is attractive for Siemens and we expect further growth in the future,” Felix Ferlemann, who heads the wind-power unit at Siemens Energy, said in the statement. The wind plant will be able to supply 43,000 homes with clean power, Siemens said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Stefan Nicola in Berlin at snicola2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net


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