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Siemens and Samsung enter into a major wind turbine supply agreement for Canada

Siemens will invest in a new state-of-the-art blade production facility in Ontario
Siemens Energy and Samsung C&T Corporation have signed an agreement for the supply of wind turbines with a total capacity of up to 600 megawatts (MW). The wind turbines to be delivered under this supply agreement will be deployed at selected wind projects in southern Ontario and will provide clean power to approximately 240,000 Canadian homes. Furthermore, Siemens will establish a blade manufacturing site in Canada that is set to create up to 300 jobs in the province.
“With this supply agreement we are strengthening our position in the rapidly growing wind power market in Canada, “said Jens-Peter Saul, CEO of the Siemens Wind Power …

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Siemens to strengthen wind business in North America

New rotor blade manufacturing facility in Canada to create up to 300 jobs.
Siemens Energy stays on road to success in North America. The company is to supply wind turbines with a combined capacity of 227 megawatts (MW) for a wind farm located in Oklahoma. The order placed by the utility Oklahoma Gas & Electric encompasses 98 wind turbines and also includes the first delivery of three machines from the new generation of direct drive wind turbines. Siemens also continues to post successes in Canada, too: The company has signed a framework agreement with Samsung C&T Corporation for the supply of wind turbines with a combined capacity of 600 MW, which is sufficient to supply 240,000 …

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Solar power manufacturing makes good business sense for governments

Canadian and provincial governments could spend $2.4 billion to build a large scale solar photovoltaic manufacturing plant and then give it away for free and still earn a profit in the long run, according to a financial analysis conducted by the Queen’s University Applied Sustainability Research Group in Kingston, Canada.
Queen’s University Mechanical Engineering Professor Joshua Pearce conducted the study – to be published in the August edition of the academic journal Energy Policy – to find out if it makes economic sense for governments to support solar cell manufacturing in Canada. He was surprised to discover the answer is an overwhelming yes even in extreme situations and feels governments should be aggressively supporting this industry …

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