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  • 3 April 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Last week, three months after it was installed at the National Test Center for large wind turbines in Østerild, Denmark, Vestas’s V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. The company’s new flagship wind turbine produced its first electricity shortly after being installed in December 2022 and has started operating at […]

  • 18 January 2023

    At the end of December, the Vestas V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine produced its first electricity after being fully assembled at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. With a swept area exceeding 43,000 m2, one single V236-15.0 MW unit is capable of producing enough energy to power more […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Vestas has signed a preferred supplier agreement for a floating offshore wind project in South Korea, the wind turbine manufacturer announced on 31 March, leaving the project and its client unnamed. Under the agreement, if the project moves forward, Vestas will supply and install 33 units of its V236-15.0 MW model which will make up […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Hexicon AB, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea. If the project materialises, Vestas will supply and install 84 units of the V236-15.0 MW turbine for the project located off the south-east coast of South […]

  • 30 December 2022

    Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine has produced its first kWh after being fully assembled at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The wind turbine prototype will now undergo an extensive test and verification programme to ensure reliability before full-type certification and serial production begins. The prototype development […]

  • 22 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The full blade set for the Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype offshore wind turbine has arrived to Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark where they will be installed. The blade set arrived at the port of Hanstholm on Sunday, 18 December, and was then transported to Østerild National Test Centre. The 115.5-metre blades for the prototype […]

  • 19 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The 115.5 m blade for Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine is currently being tested at Blaest’s blade test facility in Aalborg, Denmark. Before going into commercial production, the new V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine will undergo comprehensive test campaigns which are a mandatory part of the type certification process. One of the tests to be performed […]

  • 12 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Shell and Hexicon, through their joint venture in South Korea, have appointed K2 Management (K2M) as Lender’s Technical Advisor for the MunmuBaram project, a 1.3 GW floating wind farm planned to be built between 65 and 80 kilometres offshore the city of Ulsan.  The Denmark-headquartered K2 Management will first review the general project status and […]

  • 19 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has announced plans to build out a wind energy supply chain in South Korea, adding that the plans are dependent on a growing market for offshore wind in the country. The plans were formalised at a signing ceremony with Vestas CEO Henrik Andersen, and South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-Yeol at […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE and Northland Power have selected Havfram Wind as the preferred supplier for the transport of wind turbines for their Nordseecluster development, a 1.6 GW offshore wind cluster comprising four offshore wind farm sites in the German sector of the North Sea. Starting in 2026, the Norwegian company will transport and support the installation of […]

  • 5 January 2023

    Wind energy generation technology is one of the hottest topics on year after year and 2022 was no different. Over the past twelve months, various updates made headlines, from upgrades to existing platforms and rolling out new models to securing pilot projects for novel designs. Further below, you can find an overview of our […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Korea South-East Power Company (KOEN) for the 600 MW Wando Geumil offshore wind project in Wando-Gun, South Jeolla Province, South Korea. If the project materialises, Vestas will supply and install 40 units of the V236-15.0 MW turbine. Vestas will also deliver 20 years of operation and maintenance […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Northland Power have selected Vestas as the preferred supplier and the company’s 15 MW turbine model as the technology of choice for their Nordseecluster offshore wind projects in Germany. Nordseecluster is planned to have a total capacity of up to 1.6 GW across four offshore wind farm sites. Under the preferred supplier agreement, […]

  • 5 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seatrium Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms (SMOP), has secured a contract from Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, to supply two offshore substations for the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms in the US. The scope of the project involves the engineering, procurement, […]

  • 16 November 2022

    On 15 November, the nacelle for Vestas’s prototype V236-15.0 MW turbine arrived at Østerild National Test Centre from the company’s factory in Lindø, both in Denmark. The installation of the prototype wind turbine is well underway with all tower sections already installed, the company says. The nacelle, next to be installed, was shipped from the […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (Atlantic Shores) has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to use the New Jersey Wind Port for marshalling of its 1.5 GW offshore wind project. Under the contract, Atlantic Shores will lease 35 acres of land at the New Jersey Wind Port, in Lower […]

  • 2 February 2023

    EnBW and the German chemicals company, Evonik, have signed a second power purchase agreement from the planned He Dreiht offshore wind farm. The first power purchase agreement for 100 MW of the wind farm’s 900 MW capacity was signed last year. The second agreement now adds a further 50 MW of power. As a result, […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company EnBW has signed a long-term electricity supply contract with the steel producer Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH for 50 MW of electricity to come from the He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the North Sea. With this power purchase agreement (PPA), Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH secures the supply of green electricity for 15 years from […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Vestas has signed a multi-year framework agreement with its long-time partner TPI Composites Inc. (TPI), a supplier of wind turbine blades and services, in an effort to strengthen the company’s scalable global supply chain network for current and future wind turbine blades. TPI is currently supplying a range of blade variants to Vestas’ 2 and […]

  • 31 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The 1.2 GW Baltic Power wind project offshore Poland has received its first building permit for the onshore part of the development, according to a recent social media post by Daniel Obajtek, CEO of PKN Orlen. The work on the project’s onshore development is planned to start in 2024, Obajtek said. The Baltic Power offshore […]

  • 31 October 2022

    Vestas has announced it will begin serial production of V236-15.0 MW blades from the third quarter of 2023 at its blade factory in Taranto, Italy. A few days ago, Vestas rolled out the first 115.5-metre blade built for the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine prototype, using the mould which was manufactured at the factory in […]

  • 16 February 2023

    Siemens Gamesa has installed the first of the three 115-metre blades on the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype at the Danish national test center for large wind turbines in Østerild. The SG 14-236 DD features a 236-metre diameter rotor, with a 43,500 m2 swept area, approximately the size of 6.1 standard football pitches. […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Business development, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    The SG 14-236 DD prototype, Siemens Gamesa’s largest ever wind turbine, has produced its first power and delivered it to the grid. With 115-metre-long blades and a rotor diameter of 236 metres, the turbine’s capacity of up to 15 MW with Power Boost allows it to produce 30 per cent more energy than its predecessor, […]

  • 23 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The ORLEN Group and Northland Power have commenced the construction of an onshore substation for the 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland. Situated in the Choczewo municipality, the substation, being an onshore part of the Baltic Power project, will act as a hub for cable lines transmitting electricity from offshore substations located […]

  • 20 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Three 115-metre blades to be installed on the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype have left Siemens Gamesa’s factory in Aalborg and are on their way to the test center in Østerild, Denmark. ”The SG 14-236 DD is the newest member of our offshore wind turbine family, with 115-meter blades which are seven meters […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa completed the installation of its prototype SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine on 22 February. The wind turbine, which can reach a capacity of up to 15 MW with the company’s Power Boost feature, will now be put through paces at the Danish national test centre for large wind turbines in Østerild. The […]