Highlights of the Month – December 2019

We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of December 2019.

Turbines Wanted for 900MW German Offshore Wind Farm

EnBW He Dreiht GmbH is seeking a turbine supplier for the 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

Ming Yang Rolls Out First 10MW Turbine Nacelle

China’s Ming Yang Smart Energy has marked the start of the mass production of the MySE8-10MW typhoon-resistant offshore wind turbine at its factory in Yangjiang, Guangdong.

Ørsted Looks to Switch to Single Labour Services Sourcing Provider

World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted is seeking a managed service provider (MSP) for sourcing of labour services.

Sif Removes Vineyard Wind from 2020 Order Book

Sif has removed the Vineyard Wind project from its 2020 order book since the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has not yet issued a permit.

DEME Lays Keel for First Offshore Wind Maintenance SOV

DEME Group has held a keel-laying ceremony for its first dedicated service operation vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farm maintenance.

Denmark Embarks on 10GW Offshore Wind Energy Island Mission

Denmark has initiated studies to find possible locations for one or more energy islands supporting at least 10GW of offshore wind capacity.

GE Offshore Wind CEO Talks Haliade-X 12MW (Video)

President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Offshore Wind business John Lavelle has revealed details about the Haliade-X 12MW turbine to the Offshore WIND team during the inauguration ceremony held on 17 December in Rotterdam.

Merkur Offshore Wind Farm to Change Hands

The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) and the Dutch pension investor APG have signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Merkur Offshore GmbH, the owner and operator of the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

Ireland Unveils Renewables Auction Scheme

Ireland has revealed details of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received government approval as the country looks to move to 70% renewable electricity by 2030.

Sif Receives Foundation Order from Japan

Sif Holding has entered into exclusive negotiations for the delivery of 33 monopiles and transition pieces for an offshore wind project in Japan.

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