Tangier turbine blade plant inaugurated

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory in Tangier, an event chaired by Morocco’s Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Moulay Hafid El Alamy, and Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens Gamesa.

The first plant of its type in the region, the facility will produce B63-10 blades with a length of 63 m for export to Europe, Africa and the Middle East, as well as for local projects. Employing 600 people, the 37,500 sq m plant is ready to produce other blade models in the future, which could reach up to 75 m. The company’s blades are based on licensed technologies and made of composite materials.
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