Vestas and Siemens rank among top wind power installers worldwide in 2014, says report

10 March 2015 (Last Updated March 10th, 2015 18:30)

Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) has installed more than 6,053MW of wind turbines in 2014, retaining its position as the leading wind turbine installer worldwide, according to a report published by research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) has installed more than 6,053MW of wind turbines in 2014, retaining its position as the leading wind turbine installer worldwide, according to a report published by research and consulting firm GlobalData.

GlobalData compiles a yearly record of the top 10 wind turbine manufacturers.

Vestas is closely followed by Siemens, which recorded an installed capacity of 4,990MW last year. The firm, which held the fifth position among the global wind turbine installers for 2013, has also turned into the top installer for Canadian markets in 2014.

China-based Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology (Goldwind) has retained the third position as wind turbine installer in 2014, the report said, with 4,728MW of power capacity.

"Vestas is closely followed by Siemens, which recorded an installed capacity of 4,990MW last year."

The firm, which was named as one of the top five original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in 2013, is also the top installer for Asian countries.

GE Power & Water has climbed up to the fourth place in the GlobalData report, which enlists the top five wind turbine installers worldwide. The company has recorded installations of almost 4,589MW globally.

Enercon, however, has slipped down from second to fifth position as wind turbine installer for the year, with a capacity of around 3,735MW, reveals GlobalData.

Suzlon Group (Suzlon), which was a new entrant to the top five list in 2013, also dropped to tenth place in 2014, with installed wind capacity of around 1,855MW.