Siemens Gamesa announced it will supply 79 of its Typhoon-class onshore wind turbines for Japan’s largest wind farm cluster.
Eurus Energy is developing the 339.7 MW Dohoku wind farm cluster consists of four projects.
Siemens Gamesa will also provide technical field assistance for construction and commissioning of the four wind projects, with expected full commissioning in the second half of 2023.
Siemens Gamesa has designed the typhoon-proof onshore turbines based on proven technologies to accommodate the local wind site conditions.
“We’re the first company in the industry that has developed 4.3 MW typhoon type certified onshore turbines, which also achieved site-specific Wind Farm Certificate for several Japanese projects too,” said Russell Cato, Managing Director of Siemens Gamesa in Japan.
Siemens Gamesa has developed a local set up to build and operate wind farms, which includes 520 MW installed capacity and 353 MW under maintenance and operation, said Paulo Soares, CEO of Siemens Gamesa’s Onshore business unit in the Asia Pacific region.
Siemens Gamesa has installed more than 9.41 GW of onshore turbines in China, Pakistan, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand. On the offshore side, the company completed the installation of Taiwan’s first offshore wind power plant in 2019 (128 MW) and was selected as the preferred supplier for an additional 3 GW of projects.