Siemens wins new order with Fred. Olsen Renewables in Scotland

The turbines are due for installation in August 2013.

Siemens has signed a contract for the supply of 25 wind turbines for Mid Hill Wind Farm in Scotland. Siemens will also provide a five-year Service and Availability agreement.


The wind farm is located at Fetteresso near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire and will consist of 25 x SWT-2.3-93 turbines, of which 20 will have a 125m tip height and the others 100m. Once completed it will provide green energy for more than 30,000 homes and contribute to the local economy and employment.

Nick Ward, head of onshore sales for Siemens Wind Power in the UK said: "We are delighted to have won this new order for Mid Hill, which is the second order we have received from Fred. Olsen Renewables in the UK. The new development underlines the importance of renewables for Scotland and the benefits to the community of green energy and local job creation."

The turbines are due for installation in August 2013.

Featured Product

WS510 Secondary Standard

WS510 Secondary Standard

In the monitoring of large photovoltaic (Utility Scale), in assessing potential sites (Solar-assessment), or in up and coming electricity cost saving initiatives projects (Commercial & Industrial), the WS510 now provides the market a secondary standard pyranometer, ultrasonic wind speed, ultrasonic wind direction, temperature, pressure and humidity all in a single unit.. This sensor meets the high demands of the world meteorological organization (WMO) through the active valving at air temperature measurement and the inertia- and maintenance-free measurement of wind speed and wind direction on the ultrasonic principle. Equipped with a Kipp & Zonen pyranometer of the secondary standards, the WS510-UMB Compact weather sensor from Lufft unites the precision of a variety of meteorological individual sensors in a single all-in-one device, for the first time.