Siemens Gamesa takes UK onshore wind to new heights with deal to install its market-leading SG 5.8-155 turbines in Scotland

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GO ECO GREEN21. Siemens Gamesa has signed a 50 MW deal with EnergieKontor UK Ltd to supply the subsidy-free Longhill Burn wind farm near Edinburgh with the industry-leading SG 5.8-155 turbines, one of the most powerful wind turbines in the sector.

The contract comes before the next renewable energy auction, CfD round 4, scheduled for late this year. The deal shows green shoots for the resilient onshore wind sector in the UK and is a strong sign that one of the lowest cost sources of energy is able to help meet the country’s ambitious net zero target.

The deal is also the first for the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in the UK, a platform that through its large 155-meter rotor and latest technology offers one of the highest power ratings in onshore wind and a flexible rating capability to 6.6 MW. The wind turbine order is accompanied by a 25-year…

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