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  • 18 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has secured a preferred turbine supplier contract to provide its 14 MW Haliade-X turbine for the third phase of the Dogger Bank offshore wind project. The 14 MW Haliade-X is an upscaled version of the 13 MW unit which will be installed at Dogger Bank A & B, and Dogger Bank C […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for the first U.S. large-scale offshore wind project. Vineyard Wind 1 will feature the GE Haliade-X units, the most powerful offshore wind turbine in operation to date. As a part of reaching this milestone, the developer has also decided to temporarily withdraw its Construction […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype has received a full type certificate from DNV GL. This full type certification, which follows a provisional type certification announced in June, provides independent verification that the new turbines will operate safely, reliably, and according to design specifications, the turbine maker said. The process of certifying the Haliade-X […]

  • 11 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The prototype GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbine has produced 312 MWh of electricity in a single 24-hour period, once again setting a new world record. This is according to John Lavelle, CEO Offshore Wind at GE Renewable Energy. The prototype turbine, installed in the Port of Rotterdam, produced its first power in November 2019 and […]

  • 10 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    LM Wind Power’s 107-metre blade for the GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbine has received its Component Certificate from TÜV Nord. The component certification hinged on the testing of two blades produced at LM Wind Power’s factory in Cherbourg, France, the company said. One blade completed its testing at the WTTC test facility in Boston, […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Technology

    GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype has obtained a provisional type certificate by DNV GL. According to GE, this certification demonstrates that the Haliade-X prototype has the highest safety and quality standards. The company expects the full type certificate in the coming months. “This is a very important milestone for us as it confirms […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Technology

    ABB has delivered its higher power medium voltage PCS6000 converters for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype installed in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Officially inaugurated in mid-December 2019, the Haliade-X 12 MW turbine prototype reached its nominal output of 12 MW feeding into the public grid by the end of 2019 […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    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. The Haliade-X 12MW prototype set a new world record the past weekend by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 262MWh […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch energy company Eneco is set to purchase all the electricity generated by GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine prototype. This was announced during the inauguration ceremony for the prototype held today, 17 December, at the port of Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. According to GE, the Haliade-X 12MW prototype set a new world record the past weekend by […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy is holding an official inauguration ceremony for the first Haliade-X 12MW, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, on 17 December. The event will be held in the Futureland Museum at Maasvlakte Rotterdam in the Netherlands, next to where the GE Haliade-X 12MW is installed. To remind, the third and final LM […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has signed a cooperation agreement with State Power Investment Corp (SPIC) to bring the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine to China. GE announced in March last year that it will invest more than USD 400 million to develop and deploy Haliade-X 12MW, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine. The first unit was installed […]

  • 13 November 2019
    R&D, Technology

    A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea. This nacelle, comparable in size to six double-decker London buses, will undergo full indoor […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has posted a video showing the installation time-lapse of the Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The GE Haliade-X 12MW prototype wind turbine produced its first power at the beginning of November. It features three LM […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Technology

    The GE Haliade-X 12MW prototype wind turbine located at Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam, has produced its first power. According to GE, local teams will now proceed with the testing phase, during which different types of measurements will be performed to obtain a Type Certificate for the Haliade-X in 2020. The serial production of the […]

  • 6 November 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at MassCEC’s Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC) in Boston, U.S. The 107m long blade will undergo a series of fatigue tests that include moving it millions of times during a few months to validate that it can withstand more than 25 years of operation […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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. With a lifting capacity of over 3,000 tonnes and standing taller than the Eiffel tower, Voltaire is the largest of its kind in the world, Jan De Nul said. The Voltaire […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Technology

    The first blade has been installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine in Maasvlakte, according to the live webcam feed at the Port of Rotterdam. LM Wind Power is producing the 107m blades, the world’s largest, at its plant in Cherbourgh, France. The first piece was rolled out in June. To remind, GE Renewable Energy announced in March last year that […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine. Subject to final agreed and signed contract and all required project approvals, Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12MW wind turbines on the […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Technology

    The first LM 107.0 P blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW turbine has arrived at Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing site in Blyth, the UK. Over the coming months, the blade will undergo advanced testing procedures, with static and fatigue tests to demonstrate its ability to withstand peak wind conditions and simulate its readiness for […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    LM Wind Power has sent off the first 107m long blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW turbine from its factory in Cherbourg, France, to the UK where it will undergo testing. The LM 107.0 P blade, the world’s largest, was loaded onto a vessel on 13 August in the Cherbourg harbor and began its journey to the […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the nacelle of the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine from its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France, to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Haliade-X 12MW components will be assembled in Rotterdam-Maasvlakte, after which the turbine will be installed onshore to facilitate access for testing during the initial period of operations. This initial phase is expected […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has revealed the first nacelle of the Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine at its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France. The nacelle will be shipped from Saint-Nazaire to Rotterdam-Maasvlakte in the Netherlands over the coming weeks, where its components will be assembled into the Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be tested there. […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Visser & Smit Hanab has completed the cable connection which will link the prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam to the Stedin high-voltage station. The 1.5-kilometre, 66kV connection was tested on 16 and 17 July, after which it was put into operation, Visser & Smit Hanab said. GE Renewable […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit more than 200 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France. 60 out of the additional employees were recently recruited and just began intensive training at the factory’s ‘Center of Excellence’. Opened in April 2018, the Cherbourg facility became the first wind turbine […]

  • 3 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has installed three out of four tower sections which will support the prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The final tower section will be installed once the nacelle arrives at Maasvlakte during the summer, GE Renewable Energy said. The Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle […]

  • 25 June 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has confirmed that the Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle and the 107-metre long blade will be shipped to ORE Catapult’s testing facilities in Blyth, UK as part of an advanced technology testing program. The program will focus on enhancing the Haliade-X platform before it enters into serial production in 2021. The Haliade-X nacelle, […]