Siemens Gamesa: Of course we have looked into alternatives to onshore wind

Even though onshore wind continues to be a source of problems for Siemens Gamesa, not least financially, the turbine maker has not given serious thought to the possibility of a spin-off. There’s more to it than just new sales of turbines, according to the CEO.

Vingerne på den nye 5.X-170'er, der bygges i Portugal og hos Aeris i Brasilien, har voldt problemer for Siemens Gamesa. | Photo: Siemens Gamesa

It seemed in many ways obvious when Siemens Wind Power merged with Gamesa back in 2017. While the Danish-German company firmly dominated the as yet relatively limited offshore wind market, the company lagged behind outside of Europe and the US on the far larger onshore wind market, which was where the Spanish company held sway.

During the following five years since then, however, things never really clicked.

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