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Siemens Gamesa produces first power from 14MW offshore wind turbine

European manufacturer’s SG 14-222 DD is one of the world's two operational 14MW offshore wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa's SG 14-222 DD is now the world’s most powerful operational wind turbine
Siemens Gamesa's SG 14-222 DD is now the world’s most powerful operational wind turbine

Siemens Gamesa has produced first power from its SG 14-222 DD prototype turbine at the Østerild test centre in Denmark.

It is now the world’s joint most powerful operational wind turbine, catching up with GE’s 14MW Haliade-X prototype, which is installed in the Netherlands.

Since first announcing its 14MW offshore wind turbine in May 2020, Siemens Gamesa has received firm and provisional orders to supply its SG 14-222 DD turbine at projects in the UK, the US and Asia Pacific.

The turbine manufacturer has received a firm order to supply the SG 14-222 DD turbine for the 1400MW Sofia (formerly Dogger Bank Teesside B) Sofia (formerly Dogger Bank Teesside B) (1400MW) Offshoreoff Yorkshire, UK, Europe Click to see full details wind farm off the UK, and is in line to supply it for the 300MW Hai Long 2A Hai Long 2A (300MW) Offshoreoff Changhua County, Taiwan, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details232MW Hai Long 2B Hai Long 2B (232MW) Offshoreoff Changhua County, Taiwan, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details512MW Hai Long 3 Hai Long 3 (512MW) Offshoreoff Changhua County, Taiwan, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details and 2640MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) (2640MW) Offshoreoff Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, North America Click to see full details projects off the coasts of Taiwan and the US.

It plans to begin full market deployment from 2024.

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