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Siemens Gamesa's 11-MW prototype beats Danish output record

This last weekend, Siemens Gamesa broke the output record for a wind turbine on Danish soil when its SG 11.0-193 DD prototype generated 266 MWh in 24 hours. Already next year, that achievement stands to be superseded when the OEM installs the prototype of its new monster machine, the SG 14-22, at Danish wind testing center Østerild Klitplanteage.

Illustration of SG 11.0-200 DDin its proper element – the sea at an onshore testing stand. | Photo: PR / Siemens Gamesa

There were high times this last weekend in Northern Denmark for anyone hoping for gusty winds.

Young surfers were able to ride this year's highest waves in the country's so-called Cold Hawaii, and a Siemens Gamesa's staff at the Østerild wind turbine testing center located 20 kilometers inland could clearly see that something forceful was stirring. 

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