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RWE partners with Siemens Gamesa for 1GW of onshore wind farms in Europe

RWE has entered into a partnership with Siemens Gamesa for 1GW of onshore wind farms in Europe.

The duo signed a framework agreement regarding turbines for the farms till 2027.

With the latest agreement, “Siemens Gamesa will become a leading supplier of major components for RWE's project pipeline.”

According to the company, RWE will use the Siemens Gamesa 5.X model including in its home market of Germany. Besides, the Siemens Gamesa 4.X type will also be used in various projects. In addition, it has been informed that the service contract will further enable RWE to conduct maintenance and inspections.

RWE Renewables Chief executive onshore wind and solar Europe & Australia, Katja Wünschel was quoted in a statement, "Europe needs more wind power. And fast. We are making our contribution and resolutely driving forward the energy transition. With this contract, RWE has secured fixed delivery dates and a structured pricing model for one giga volume.”

He further stated that the supply chain for important large-scale components of new onshore wind farms in Europe is already in place, the company stated.

Meanwhile, Onshore chief executive of Siemens Gamesa Richard Luijendijk remarked, "For us at Siemens Gamesa, this agreement is important not only because of its magnitude, but also because we continue to deepen our cooperation with RWE, one of our most important customers.

“With this contract, we can guarantee the timely and cost-effective availability of our best-in-class technology, the Siemens Gamesa 5.X onshore platform.

The duo aims to contribute to energy transition in Europe.


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