Siemens Gamesa has no room for failure with new turbine

The new 14 MW offshore turbine was already under development at the company's most recent product launch, says head of technology, who sees no principal differences from the company's ten-year-old turbine.

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Tuesday morning, Siemens Gamesa launched its latest offshore wind turbine.

With a capacity of 14-15 MW and a 222-meter rotor, it will be the largest machine on the market once it is ready to be commercially installed in 2024. However, while it makes a significant leap in terms of both capacity and energy production – which is promised to be 25 percent higher than the current 11 MW turbine – the platform in itself is not new.

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