Bloomberg report: Siemens to develop direct-drive turbine for offshore wind farms

This Bloomberg report says Siemens is developing a new direct-drive turbine without gears, with the intention of eliminating potential maintenance issues. Bloomberg says the new turbines will be installed in the U.K's North Sea wind farms, a market that's expected to top $50 billion by 2020.

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