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Siemens Energy will build 10 wind turbines for SH D&D

Siemens Energy has been awarded its first wind power order in Korea, to provide 10 direct drive wind turbines for SK D&D, an affiliate of SK Group, the Germany-based company said yesterday.

The drives will add a total of 30 megawatts of renewable energy to Jeju Island as part of the Gasiri project. The installation and commission is scheduled to be completed in 2014 and will generate enough energy to power an estimated 18,300 households when finished.

“Gasiri is our very first wind power project in Korea, marking another significant market entry in the Asia-Pacific,” said Kim Jong-kap, chairman and chief executive of Siemens in Korea. “We have proven that we are competitive in Korea and are now able to contribute our sustainable and cost effective wind power solutions to Korean society.”

Reuters

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