Siemens Installs Wind Power Link After Year Of Delays

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- Germany's Siemens AG said Monday it has installed the first of four wind power grid connections, valued at €500 million ($669 million), in the North Sea — a milestone that comes after a year of delays for Europe's leader in offshore wind energy.

The HelWin1 platform will link the Nordsee Ost and Meerwind wind power plants to the mainland, converting their 576 megawatts of peak power into a direct current — which is more efficient over long distances — and carrying it through underwater cables to...
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