Siemens has signed a partnership agreement for cooperation in the renewable energy sector with the two Russian companies Rostechnologii and RusHydro. The three companies will establish the joint venture “wind energy” where Siemens will retain the majority stake. The planned joint venture is to set up production facilities for wind turbine components for the Russian market and will also be responsible for sales and service of Siemens wind turbines in Russia and other countries.
“This strategic partnership will put us out front on the highly-promising market for renewable energy in Russia”, states René Umlauft, CEO of the Renewable Energy Division of Siemens. Russia is planning to have a wind power capacity of approximately 5000 megawatts installed …