World News | September 2011
Siemens to supply wind turbines in Brazil
Siemens Energy has received an order to deliver 63 (SWT-2.3-101) wind turbines for five wind power plants in Brazil. After commissioning in late 2012, the combined capacity of the five projects will be 145 MW. This is the third order that the company has received in the last six months for wind turbines from Brazil. In Latin America, Brazil is considered to be a key wind market. Apart from opening two new factories in the US and China at the end of 2010, the company has also announced plans for the extension of supply chain management in Canada, the UK, India, Russia and Brazil. Wind energy is part of the company's environmental portfolio. In 2010, revenue from the portfolio totalled about Euros 28 billion, making it the world's largest supplier of eco-friendly technologies.