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Siemens lands wind turbine contract for north Texas project

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 11:18 a.m.

Siemens Energy has landed an order for 79 2.3-megawatt turbines that will be installed at the 182-megawatt Panhandle 2 wind farm northeast of Amarillo, Texas, the company announced Wednesday.

The plant in Hutchinson will assemble the turbines, and the Siemens plant in Fort Madison, Iowa, will supply the 174-foot long blades.

Deliveries will start in March and commissioning of the turbines is scheduled for November.

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