Siemens Energy has secured wind turbine and service order for the 270MW K2 Wind farm located at Goderich in southwestern Ontario, Canada.

Wind Turbine

As per the order, the company will supply 140 units of its SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines for the wind project.

Scope of the order also includes a long-term service and maintenance agreement, ensuring the reliability, availability and performance of the turbines.

The project, commercial operation of which would begin in mid-2015, is expected to generate clean electricity for 100,000 Ontario homes.

Siemens said the blades for the project will be manufactured at its blade facility located at Tillsonburg in Ontario.

Towers for the project will also be produced locally in Canada while the nacelles will be assembled at Siemens’ US factory in Hutchinson, Kansas.

The owners of the wind project include Samsung Renewable Energy, Capital Power and Pattern Energy Group.

Siemens Energy Wind Power Onshore Americas business CEO Mark Albenze said Canada is one of the major wind markets in the Americas.

"We are proud to once again collaborate with the leading players in this market to bring renewable, clean and reliable energy to the homes and businesses of Canadian residents," Albenze added.

Image: Siemens Energy bags turbine and service order for Canadian wind farm. Photo: courtesy of dan/