Siemens to build 73 turbines for Kansas windfarm

Siemens Wind Energy will supply the turbines for the Ironwood Windpower Project near Dodge City.

Duke Energy of Charlotte, N.C., will build and own the 168-megawatt wind farm and will sell the power to Westar Energy.

Siemens will make 73 2.3-megawatt turbines for the project at its Hutchinson plant. Construction will start in the fall.