Siemens Energy has received an order to deliver 63 of its SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines to five wind power plants in Brazil. The wind turbines each have a rating of 2.3 MW and a rotor diameter of 101 meters.
The purchaser is utility Tractebel Energia, headquartered in Florianopolis, Brazil. Commissioning is expected for late 2012, and the combined capacity of the five projects will be 145 MW. Four of the wind power plants are located in the state of Ceara, and one is in the state of Piaui.
This is the third wind turbine order in the last six months that the company has received from Brazil.