Siemens Gamesa and Doosan Enerbility to explore wind power sector in Korea

Siemens Gamesa and Doosan Enerbility have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore cooperation in offshore wind energy in South Korea.

The MoU, signed in Copenhagen, Denmark, will focus on large-scale offshore wind turbines, sharing of major services including construction of new Korean generation facilities, supply of wind turbine parts, installation offshore wind turbines and maintenance of wind turbines, among others.

The MoU will explore potential products and services optimized for the Korean offshore wind market. It will explore a Korean domestic supply chain and related industries. In addition, it will study the potential for job creation and industrialization in the Korean offshore wind energy market.

Marc Becker, CEO of Siemens Gamesa Offshore Business Unit, led the Siemens Gamesa delegation at the signing ceremony, along with Seung-woo Sohn, Doosan Energy’s Executive Vice President of Power Services Sales and Marketing. Food and Head of the Doosan Enerbility Delegation.

Siemens Gamesa is the world’s leading manufacturer of offshore wind turbines. Siemens Gamesa has installed more than 19.4 GW of offshore wind capacity worldwide. The company’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine is the largest operating wind turbine in the world.

Doosan Enerbility is the only manufacturer in Korea to have a supply record in the domestic offshore wind power market, including Tamra Offshore Wind Power (30MW) and Southwest Offshore Wind Power Phase 1 (60MW).

Rosemary C. Kearney