Highlights of the Month – October 2019

We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of October 2019.

Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project

Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the wind farm.

Largest Wind Turbine for Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier.

Mega Jack-Up to Install Haliade-X Turbines on Dogger Bank

Jan De Nul’s new offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire will have its debut on the 3.6GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.

Last Turbine Stands at World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

The final Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine has been installed at the 1,218MW Hornsea One offshore wind farm located 120 kilometers off Yorkshire, UK.

Tractebel Unveils Hydrogen-Producing Offshore Platform

Tractebel Engineering GmbH and Tractebel Overdick GmbH are developing a concept for an offshore platform which makes it possible to produce hydrogen from offshore wind energy at an industrial scale using electrolysis.

Haliade X- 12MW Prototype Stands Complete

The third and final 107m blade has been installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine in Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam.

Poland Primed For Offshore Wind Boom

Poland is set to become one of the biggest centers in Europe for offshore wind, turbo-charging billions of Euros of investment, the Maritime Economy Forum Gdynia has heard.

Subsea 7 Secures Offshore Wind Work in Taiwan

Subsea 7 S.A. has won a contract for the installation of the submarine cable system on an offshore wind farm project in Taiwan.

RWE Renewables Bets Big on Polish Offshore Wind

RWE Renewables has acquired a pipeline of up to 4 offshore wind projects in Poland with a total generation capacity of more than 1.5 gigawatts.

Ørsted Revises Offshore Production Forecasts Downward

Ørsted has revised its offshore wind production forecasts after concluding that the company’s current production forecasts underestimate the negative impact of the blockage effect and the wake effect.

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