HomeRenewable EnergySiemens Gamesa's giant wind turbine can generate 359MWh of electricity per...

Siemens Gamesa’s giant wind turbine can generate 359MWh of electricity per day

Siemens Gamesa’s 14MW prototype offshore wind turbine produces a staggering 359MWh of electricity in 24 hours.

Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD is the world’s largest capacity giant wind turbine.

Also on the list are Mingyang Smart’s MySE 16.0-242 with a single capacity of 16MW, Vestas’ V236-15MW with a capacity of 15MW, and the Haliade-X 13MW wind turbine developed by Qiqi.

Sea giants are taller than normal land turbines, and now manufacturers are committed to commercializing giant turbines.

Among them, the SG 14-222 DD fan blade is about 108 meters long and has a sweeping area of 39,000 square meters.

After adopting the Power Boost function, the capacity of a single fan can be increased to 15MW. Siemens Gamesa hopes to start mass production of SG 14-222 DD fans in 2024.

Peter Esmann, product manager of Siemens Gamesa, said that the power boost function is to increase power by continuously monitoring the on-site environment.

Once the wind turbines have this feature installed, the wind turbines will continue to operate 98% of the time, the function will only stop during storms or bad walruses, and the rated capacity will be reduced from 15MW to 14MW.

Since Siemens Gamesa built the SG 14-222 DD prototype in Østerild, Denmark, testing has started.

The test showed that the wind turbines were running at peak value for 24 hours, and the total daily power generation was only 1 MWh less than the theoretical maximum of 360 MWh, enough to supply 12,414 households in the United States.

Steven L. Werner
Steven L. Werner
Steven has been writing about technology and science since he graduated from University. He is mostly focused on finding and researching for cutting-edge tech and most interesting innovations.

Follow us on Social Media!


Related Articles

The world’s largest offshore wind farm is built by Oil Company

The world's largest and fastest floating offshore wind farm to start generating power comes from a company that has always been known for its...

New Perovskite-silicon solar efficiency is record breaking 32.5%

Perovskite and silicon solar energy have always been strong partners. Recently, German scientists have set a new record for the conversion efficiency of tandem...

New Ultra Thin solar panels can be rolled up 500 times

Different from traditional solar panels, thin and flexible thin-film solar panels have more application possibilities and can be used on various irregular and curved...

The United States now has 92 super old nuclear reactors

As long as the nuclear power development is put into use for a long time, the life of the country's nuclear power plants will...

Explore More Articles

Starfield How to use Scanner-min

Starfield: How to use Scanner?

Scanner is a tool that you'll be needing a lot of in Starfield. It allows you to see which resources and materials a planet...
Starfield How to upgrade Ship Weapons-min

Starfield: How to upgrade Ship Weapons?

Within Starfield you can actually purchase upgrade or fully build your own spaceship via modules. The thing is that, a lot of this isn't...

Starfield: How to mine Chlorosilanes?

If you already used the workbench, you might have notice a recipe that requires a little resource called Chlorosilanes. And while tracking down elements,...
OpenAI Will there be GPT-5

OpenAI’s first developer conference: Will there be GPT-5?

OpenAI will hold its first developer conference, OpenAI DevDay, on November 6, two months later. During the full-day event, the OpenAI team will lead...