Siemens secures 115MW wind turbine order in Chile

Germany-based Siemens has secured an order for the supply of wind turbines with a total capacity of 115MW from Chile.

Clients for the El Arrayán wind power project are the partners Pattern Energy Group, Ashmore Energy International and Antofagasta Minerals. The supply includes delivery, installation and commissioning of 50 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 2.3MW and a rotor diameter of 101m.

The order includes a five-year service and maintenance contract. After the commissioning planned in early 2014, El Arrayán will provide clean power for up to 200,000 households.