07 Jul '11, 2pm

PROKON chooses The Switch Drive™ direct drive generator and full-power converter package

PROKON chooses The Switch Drive™ direct drive generator and full-power converter package

Vantaa, Finland July 7, 2011 – The agreement with The Switch for over 3 MW direct drive permanent magnet generators (PMG) and 3 MW full-power converters (FPC), known as The Switch Drive™, enables PROKON to start its own turbine development and manufacturing. This fully optimized generator and converter package enables customers to get more energy from wind. The turbines will mainly be used for PROKON’s own wind farms. The optimized drive train packages will enable the company to move quickly from the start with preferred permanent magnet technology for reliability, maximized yields and high-quality power that matches the strictest international grid codes. According to Ralf Dohmann, Managing Director of PROKON Energiesysteme GmbH, it has always been the company’s aspiration to do everything themselves. “This cooperation with The Switch marks a major milestone for PROKON to...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/partner/the-switc...

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