Wind turbine orders in U.S., Canada and Caribbean awarded to Siemens

Since July 2011, Siemens Energy has been awarded six new wind turbine orders for a total of 293 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 673 MW. Four projects are in the U.S., one in Canada, and one in the Caribbean in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. Five of the orders were awarded during the period from July through September 2011 (FY11), with the Puerto Rico project order secured in October 2011 in the new fiscal year (FY12).  The total value of the orders is more than $900 million.

The wind turbine orders are for the 131 MW Duke Energy Cimarron II project in Kansas; the 152 MW Pattern Energy project in Nevada; the 69 MW Duke Energy Laurel Hill project in Pennsylvania; the 200 MW Duke Energy Los Vientos Phase 1 project in Texas; the 19.8 MW Grand Valley project in Ontario; and the 101 MW Pattern Energy Santa Isabel project in Puerto Rico.

All projects are expected to be commissioned in 2012.

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