Top News of the Week, 27 November – 02 December 2017
Siemens Gamesa has launched a new offshore wind turbine – SG 8.0-167 DD – said to increase the annual energy production (AEP) compared to the 7MW model by 20%.
Seawind has signed an agreement with wind farm and solar park operator WRE Hellas to develop small scale offshore wind farms in the Greek Aegan Sea.
German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has partnered with EnBW and R&D institutes such as DTU, ECN and Fraunhofer IWES, among others, to jointly develop a 10MW+ offshore wind turbine.
Siem Offshore has terminated discussions regarding a potential sale of Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a specialist in submarine cable installation, repair and maintenance.
Ørsted has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with two Taiwanese companies as part of the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan.