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Siemens Opens Kansas Wind Turbine Factory

Siemens Opens Kansas Wind Turbine Factory

Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Energy has opened its first nacelle assembly facility in the United States, at Hutchinson, Kansas.

The 300,000 square foot plant will produce nacelles – the central structure of the wind turbine including the power transmission and generating systems – for Siemens’ 2.3 megawatt and 3MW wind turbines.

Siemens said it has 130 workers at the factory, but plans to triple that number when the facility is fully operational.

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