Gallery: Siemens’ Lean New 6.0 MW Turbina Sapiens Wind Turbine Uses 50%...

 

Offshore wind turbines sometimes get a bad rap: they’re heavy, require too much maintenance and they’re expensive, but Siemens has overcome these obstacles with Turbina Sapiens, a brand new 6.0 MW wind turbine that uses 50% less parts than their rivals. Featuring Siemens’ proven direct drive technology, fewer parts, smart technology that effortlessly manages energy flow, and a towerhead mass of less than 350 tons, this giant slashes construction, installation and maintenance costs and increases the project’s overall energy output.

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3 Comments

  1. Alyssa Alimurung November 15, 2012 at 11:33 am

    Interesting post!

  2. Diane Pham November 15, 2012 at 11:18 am

    great design. is it able to generate more power too?

  3. Yuka Yoneda November 15, 2012 at 10:12 am

    Interesting to see this new technology taking shape.

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