Siemens says it has won a turbine supply contract for the 44.2 MW Zadar VI Extension onshore wind project, to be built in the Lika region of Croatia.
According to Siemens, the project scope includes delivery and installation of 13 SWT-3.4-108 wind turbines with a rating of 3.4 MW each and a 108-meter rotor. The turbines will be installed on steel towers with hub heights of 79.5 meters.
Deliveries are planned for the first half of 2017, the company notes, and commissioning is scheduled for summer 2017. The deal includes a long-term service agreement for 14 years.
Croatian company Postak d.o.o., located in Zagreb, is the project investor.
According to Siemens, the direct-drive onshore turbines represent a combination of large rotor and robust design optimized for the moderate- to high-wind speeds at the project site, which is exposed to northwest winds from the mountains. Equipped with the latest version of the Siemens NetConverter system, they offer maximum flexibility in the turbines’ response to voltage and frequency control, says the company.