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  • 12 November 2021
    Technology

    The third and final 108-metre blade has been installed on Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark. With the final blade in place, the SG 14-222 DD prototype has become the world’s largest and most powerful turbine to be installed, taking the mantle from GE Haliade-X […]

  • 12 October 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has shipped out the SG 14-222 DD prototype nacelle from its plant in Brande, Denmark, to the test site in Østerild. With a weight of 500 tons, the lightweight nacelle is said to enable Siemens Gamesa to safely utilize an optimized tower and foundation substructure compared to a heavier nacelle. Benefits thus arise […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started installing the SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark. The wind turbine’s tower has now been erected at the site, Siemens Gamesa said. Upon completion, the prototype unit will become the most powerful wind turbine installed in the world, surpassing GE’s 13 MW Haliade-X […]

  • 10 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine installed at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark, has produced its first electricity and delivered it to the grid. The SG 14-222 DD turbine model has a 14 MW capacity, reaching up to 15 MW using the company’s Power Boost function. The model features a 222-metre […]

  • 21 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa and Dominion Energy Virginia have reached an agreement for delivery of offshore wind turbines and ten years of service for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project, for which Dominion is planning to use 176 units of the currently world’s largest offshore wind turbine in operation. According to Siemens Gamesa, […]

  • 27 October 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has installed the nacelle of its SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark. With a weight of 500 tonnes, the lightweight nacelle is said to enable Siemens Gamesa to safely utilise an optimised tower and foundation substructure, compared to a heavier nacelle. According to the company, […]

  • 19 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC), an AqualisBraemar LOC Group company, has been appointed as one of the owner’s engineers on the Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan. The company will provide technical advisory and coordination services throughout the development and construction phases of the 1 GW wind farm located 50-70 kilometres from Taiwan’s shore. “Hai […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Vattenfall has named Siemens Gamesa the Preferred Supplier of wind turbines for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas and the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farms offshore Norfolk, UK. The agreement includes the potential deployment of the new SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines and a multi-year Service agreement. The agreement is subject to the UK […]

  • 16 November 2021
    Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Renewables has completed the first part of a two-phase campaign to investigate unexploded ordnance (UXO) and potential archaeological features at the site of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK, ahead of the installation of export cables. During September and October, JF Renewables investigated 35 nearshore targets to assess the need for disposal. […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has selected South Korea’s Samkang M&T to manufacture and deliver the jacket foundations for the Hai Long 2b and Hai Long 3 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Under the Exclusivity Capacity Agreement (ECA), Samkang M&T will produce and deliver a total of 52 jacket foundations for the two wind farms. The […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Iv-Offshore & Energy b.v. has signed the main contract with Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard Pte Ltd (SMIY) to supply engineering and procurement services for the high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore converter platform of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm. Sofia offshore wind farm, located off the northeast coastline of the UK, will have a capacity […]

  • 25 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    KenzFigee has signed a contract with Iv-Offshore & Energy to deliver an electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore crane for the high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore converter platform of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be built on Dogger Bank, 195 kilometres from the nearest point on the UK’s North East coast. According to KenzFigee, […]

  • 28 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    RWE Renewables has awarded RINA with a contract for Cable Verification Services & OCP (Offshore Converter Platform) construction site quality assurance services for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The offshore wind farm’s 220-kilometre export cable route will house ±320 kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea export cables, running from the […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Sembcorp Marine and RWE have marked the start of the fabrication of the offshore converter platform for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm with an official steel-cutting ceremony at Sembcorp Marine’s yard in Batam, Indonesia. “The offshore converter station sitting at the heart of the wind farm will be one of the most powerful […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EEW Korean Heavy Pipe Construction has signed the Exclusivity Capacity Agreement (ECA) with CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) to provide pin piles for the 744 MW Hai Long 2b and 3 offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Under the ECA, EEW Korean Heavy Pipe Construction will manufacture and deliver a total of 156 pin piles for the […]

  • 29 October 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian floating wind technology developer Odfjell Oceanwind, exploration and production (E&P) company OKEA, and utility company TrønderEnergi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly evaluate the potential of developing a floating offshore wind farm that will be connected to the Draugen platform. The project’s floating wind turbines would provide renewable power to the Draugen […]

  • 7 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ramboll announced today (7 July) that it had secured five new contracts for offshore wind farms in Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea over the last ten months. The contracts cover site condition assessment, project development and design services for offshore wind farms located in Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea and have a total […]

  • 6 July 2021
    Technology

    After its 8 MW offshore wind turbine was certified as typhoon-proof last year, Siemens Gamesa has received a second rotor-nacelle assembly (RNA) IEC type certificate covering resistance to extreme wind conditions, this time for its 11 MW model. Issued by TÜV NORD, the certificate confirms the two Siemens Gamesa machines are able to withstand Typhoon- […]

  • 21 June 2021
    Technology

    DNV has completed a concept verification review of Odfjell Oceanwind’s WindGrid™ system for Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs), confirming the technical feasibility of the system. The certification body’s review also confirms that expected reductions in CO2 emissions for North Sea applications are in the range of 60-70 per cent, compared to generation of electricity from […]

  • 17 June 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) with Odfjell Oceanwind to collaborate on the development of Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs). Odfjell Oceanwind, part of Norway’s Odfjell Group, develops, owns and operates a fleet of floating MOWUs with the primary purpose of supplying electricity to “off-grid” or “micro-grid” consumers. The […]

  • 31 May 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has secured a Full Type Certificate for the SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbine model from TÜV NORD one year ahead of time, the turbine manufacturer said. “This is really a demonstration of how great technology and a true collaboration spirit within our development team can bring amazing results,” said Rasmus Haugaard, Senior Product […]

  • 27 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    RWE has selected France-based RTE International as the technical consultant for HVDC systems at the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. RTE International will assure the technical quality of the HVDC components for the entire work site. The electricity generated by the offshore wind farm will be transported to the UK grid […]

  • 17 May 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Siemens Gamesa’s plan to double the size of its blade manufacturing plant in Hull, the UK, will create 250 new jobs. The jobs number was revealed during the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s visit to Siemens Gamesa’s facilities at the Green Port Hull complex. During a tour of the factory, Chancellor Sunak met […]

  • 20 May 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The Fraunhofer IWES is now starting construction work on a third rotor wind turbine blade test bench at its Großer Westring site in Bremerhaven, Germany. Once complete, the bench will be used to test state-of-the-art prototypes measuring 115 metres in length and even more. Some EUR 19 million are set to be invested in the […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) for Hai Long 2A in 2019, Hai Long Offshore Wind Project has now signed a new PSA with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy that covers the Hai Long 2B and Hai Long 3 projects. The agreement from 2019 was signed for 300 MW at Hai Long 2A, and with Hai […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    CSBC DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has contracted the engineering company Ramboll to deliver the full jacket foundation design for the 1,044 MW Hai Long wind farm offshore Taiwan. The Hai Long Offshore Wind Project consists of two licensed areas – Site 19 and Site 18. Ramboll will perform the FEED and detailed design of the […]