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Gamesa – Pre-Siemens – Posts Strong Sales, Earnings 

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

Gamesa registered strong revenue and profitability in the January-March period, shortly before the April 3 merger with Siemens Wind Power, the turbine maker reports. In the first quarter ended March 31, Gamesa’s net profit grew 39% more than in the year-ago [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Names Markus Tacke New CEO

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

The board of directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unanimously appointed Markus Tacke the company’s new CEO. According to the company, the appointment is effective immediately. Tacke succeeds Ignacio Martin, who announced in April his intention to step down. [Read More]

Gamesa-Siemens Combined Company Appoints Leadership Team

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

Following the Gamesa-Siemens merger, the new combined company has announced first appointments for the joint management team and has named Rosa Garcia non-executive chairwoman of the board. The combined company says that Ignacio Martin, former executive chairman of Gamesa, will continue as CEO [Read More]

Siemens’ New Low-Wind Turbine Enters Prototype Testing Phase

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

Siemens Wind Power’s new direct-drive, low-wind turbine has now reached the prototype testing stage. The onshore model, SWT-3.15-142, which has a rotor diameter of 142 meters, successfully passed prototype approval and is now installed at the Drantum test site in [Read More]

Gamesa-Siemens Merger Gets Green Light From European Commission

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

The European Commission has officially cleared the acquisition of Gamesa by Siemens. Considering a number of “credible competitors” would remain in both the onshore and the offshore wind markets, the institution has found that the transaction “raises no competitive concerns.” [Read More]

Siemens Providing Full Scope Of Work For Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

For the first time, Siemens Wind Power will be providing the full scope of work – including the foundations – for an offshore wind farm, the EnBW Hohe See project. Hohe See owner EnBW has now made a final investment [Read More]

Siemens Is Reconfiguring Its Mechanical Drives Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

In an effort to enable the business to operate more efficiently and flexibly, Siemens is giving its mechanical drives (MD) unit a new setup. In the future, the unit will be managed as a separate company under the Siemens umbrella. [Read More]

Group Headed By Siemens And Vestas Develops New Wind Standards

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

The parties of APQP4WIND are getting ready to unveil what they say are new standards to ensure that wind manufacturers and suppliers speak the same language when it comes to quality assurance in the production phase of turbines. Over the [Read More]

Siemens Moves Forward With Its Newest Offshore Wind Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2017

Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore direct-drive wind turbine at Denmark’s national test center in Osterild. The SWT-8.0-154 is rated at 8 MW and is equipped with a 154-meter rotor. The prototype was certified by [Read More]

Siemens, Eos Link Up For Utility-Scale Energy Storage Integration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

Eos Energy Storage is partnering with Siemens to integrate, install and service utility-scale energy storage solutions. Specifically, Siemens has joined Eos’ Aegis program as a system integration partner. Under Aegis, Eos works with providers of power conversion and controls to [Read More]