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  • 15 December 2022

    GE Renewable Energy has received a full type certificate from DNV for its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine for operations up to 14.7 MW. This type certification follows an earlier certification that the Haliade-X could operate at up to 13.6 MW and makes the Haliade-X the most powerful turbine with a full type certification, according to […]

  • 1 December 2022
    Authorities, Technology

    Judge Richard Meade of London’s High Court has ruled in favour of GE in a patent infringement dispute with Siemens Gamesa over the design of the GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. In its lawsuit against GE, Siemens Gamesa claimed that the Haliade-X infringed its European patent related to the use of bearings in rotor hubs […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Business development, Technology

    GE could soon join the list of wind turbine manufacturers who have passed the current 15 MW “threshold” by producing and/or announcing more powerful models. According to information recently shared with investors, the US-headquartered company is likely to climb up the offshore wind turbine output ladder, currently led by Chinese OEMs, with an up to […]

  • 29 March 2023

    Jan De Nul’s new jack-up vessel, Voltaire, has left Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where it underwent further commissioning and project-specific adjustments ahead of its first assignment, and is now on its way to Europe. The vessel’s first deployment will be on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm project offshore the UK, the world’s […]

  • 14 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    GE Renewable Energy and Hyundai Electric have signed a strategic partnership agreement to help localise the assembly of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines and generators in South Korea. The agreement outlines plans for the establishment of a factory in South Korea for producing the nacelles and the generators used in Haliade-X turbines, with the potential […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    GE has submitted a plan to construct two new manufacturing facilities in New York if it wins a sufficient volume of orders from customers in the State’s ongoing solicitation for up to 4.6 GW of offshore wind. GE proposed building the factories with Carver Companies at their Port of Coeymans site. Should GE receive sufficient […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy, part of GE Vernova`s portfolio of energy businesses, selected Mammoet UK, a heavy lift and transport company, to supply onshore heavy lifting and transport for the staging and assembly of turbine components for Dogger Bank Wind Farm. “We are delighted to announce that we have selected Mammoet UK as our cranes and […]

  • 28 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has contracted Teesside-based company Eastgate Engineering for mechanical and electrical work for the pre-assembly of the towers and nacelles for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm offshore wind turbines, whose components started arriving at the marshalling port in January. Eastgate Engineering’s contract is expected to support approximately 90 local jobs including Electrical and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2022

    Jan De Nul has taken delivery of its jack-up vessel, Voltaire, from the COSCO Shipping Shipyard in China. The vessel had been delivered by the shipyard on 15 December, and departed for Dubai on the morning of Tuesday, 20 December. Designed in-house, Voltaire will be used to transport, lift and install offshore wind turbines, transition pieces, and […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Several subsea operations are scheduled to soon commence at the sites of the first two phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm, currently under construction off the North East coast of England. Later this month, NKT will begin nearshore intervention works in support of the installation of the Dogger Bank B export cable in the […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain-based manufacturer of rolled rings euskalforging has won a contract to produce flanges for the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank C offshore wind farm. Under the contract, the company will ring roll 87 rings for transition pieces and 87 rings for monopiles with an outside diameter larger than 8 metres. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being built […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 62 transition pieces to be built for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States, has been transferred on 2 December from the Windar Renovables’ offshore facilities (Tadarsa Eólica 4) to the Port of Avilés, Spain. In 2019, Windar Renovables won a contract to manufacture, certify, […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Windar Renovables has announced that the first transition piece has been upended for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind I offshore wind farm in the United States. First of a total of 62 transition pieces to be manufactured by Windar Renovables has been already upended in the Port of Avilés in Spain. In 2019, Windar Renovables […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first large-scale offshore wind project, is moving forward with submarine cables being delivered by Prysmian Group. Prysmian’s cable laying vessels, Cable Enterprise and Ulisse, arrived in the US with submarine cables manufactured and tested at the company’s centres of technological excellence in Pikkala, Finland, and Arco Felice, Italy. In November, Cable […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions (EEW SPC) has produced its heaviest monopile to date which is part of the order for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the USA. The German monopile manufacturer broke its own record, which was set in July 2022, when the company produced a 1,421-tonne monopile destined for […]

  • 10 November 2022

    The Norwegian company Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has launched IWS Skywalker, the first Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) in the Skywalker series, chartered for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. The vessel will now continue outfitting alongside the yard’s quay to be ready for operations next year, IWS said on social media. The […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    With over 2,000 articles published on in 2022 and several million pageviews, there are some news that garnered more attention than others. Read the top ten most read news on in 2022.

  • 25 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation work on the export cable for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the US, has now begun with Prysmian’s cable laying vessel (CLV) Cable Enterprise set to start installing the offshore part of the project’s link to the grid on land after a pre-lay grapnel run. According to the […]

  • 10 October 2022

    Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine prototype has produced 359 megawatt-hours (MWh) within a 24-hour time period which the turbine maker said was the most power one turbine has ever produced over this duration. According to Siemens Gamesa, this is enough energy to drive 1.8 million kilometres in a mid-sized electric car. The […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation topside built for the Dogger Bank A, the first phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK, has sailed away from Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, Norway, on 16 March. In October 2019, Aibel was selected to deliver two platforms for the 2.4 GW Dogger Bank A and B phases, with […]

  • 20 January 2023

    The offshore wind turbine installation vessel Aeolus has been fitted with a new, 133-metre-long crane boom at the Damen shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, after Van Oord last year sent the vessel for its second crane upgrade to enable Aeolus to handle wind turbines of up to 15 MW. Back in 2018, the 2014-built Aeolus […]

  • 31 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has entered into a partnership with Shoreline Offshore to build a berthing and fueling area for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). The work will involve deploying two floating barges on Pope’s Island, New Bedford, and Shoreline Offshore upgrading its existing facilities, including adding fuel […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME has kicked off the work on Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in the USA. As reported, Dominion Energy selected a consortium of DEME and Prysmian as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractors in charge of the transportation and installation of the foundations and the substations, and the engineering, procurement, construction, […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Seaqualize has signed a contract with DEME Offshore US to deploy their newly developed offshore lifting device, the Heave Chief 1100 (HC1100), on Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States. DEME Offshore and Seaqualize have been working together on developing a novel tool, enabling a Jones Act-compliant feeder-barge concept. […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has entered into shipbuilding contracts for the construction of two additional Walk-to-Work Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs). The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet exercised options and entered into construction contracts with Hong Kong-based China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMI) for the acquisition of two additional CSOVs. The firm yard price […]