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  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Technology

    The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 288MWh of electricity continuously over the course of 24 hours, GE Renewable Energy said. The previous record of 262MWh of electricity produced by a wind turbine was also […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind, a joint venture of Pondera Development and Sif, have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam this summer. The agreement, which will see the Haliade-X 12MW prototype installed onshore to facilitate access for testing, includes five years of testing and […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy plan to join forces in the deployment of GE’s new wind turbine, the Haliade-X 12 MW, in Europe. With a capacity of 12MW, the Haliade-X is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date. Development and production of the new 12MW turbine will mostly take place in France. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Future Wind has organized a ground-breaking event in Maasvlakte, Rotterdam, to mark the start of preparatory activities to host GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype. Earlier this year, GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind, a joint venture between Pondera Development and SIF Holding Netherlands, signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12 MW wind […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Spanish turbine tower manufacturer GRI has shipped out the four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed later this summer in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. The four segments at GRI’s site in Seville will be arriving in the Netherlands before the end of the month, GE Renewable Energy said. Upon arrival […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    GE Renewable Energy is currently preparing the site in Maasvlakte, the Netherlands, for installation of its Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine prototype. Preparations of the site which will host the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine are being carried out in partnership with Future Wind. The two companies signed an agreement at the beginning of the year […]

  • 15 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GRI Renewable Industries has started manufacturing a tower for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in Sevilla, Spain. The work on the tower for the prototype started at the end of December, the company said. GE announced in March 2018 its plans to invest over USD 400 million over the next three to five […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Technology

    The third and final 107m blade has been installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine in Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam. The first blade was installed on the Haliade-X 12MW turbine located at Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 terminal on 14 October, with the second piece following the day later. LM Wind Power manufactured the 107m blades, the world’s largest, at its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Technology

    The third and final 107m blade has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam and is awaiting to be installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. To remind, the first blade was installed on the Haliade-X 12MW turbine located at Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 terminal on 14 October, with the second piece following the day […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2018
    R&D, Technology

    A full prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine will be installed at a yet-to-be-determined site in 2019, GE Renewable Energy said.

  • 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 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 […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated the LM Wind Power blade factory in Cherbourg, France. The facility will provide the manufacture of the 107m long blades for the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine, as well as other blade models. According to GE, production started in early 2019 and five blades have already been delivered for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    GE Renewable Energy and GMB Civiel BV have selected Royal HaskoningDHV to provide the foundation design for Haliade-X 12MW, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine. The design is based on a piled foundation, with a large concrete block on top and a 28m diameter, said to meet the technical requirements without over-dimensioning. RHDHV said that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    The nacelle of the prototype GE Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has been installed on its tower at Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam. As seen in this screenshot taken from a live webcam feed, the final tower section and the nacelle were installed by a heavy-lift crane tandem at Sif’s facility at Maasvlakte. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2019
    R&D

    The first blade for the prototype GE Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at Maasvlakte, according to the live webcam feed at the Port of Rotterdam. LM Wind Power is producing the 107m blades for the prototype turbine at its plant in Cherbourgh, France. According to ECN, part of TNO,  the measurement mast and the scanning LiDAR have been […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype have arrived in Rotterdam. The four segments left GRI’s site in Seville, Spain, earlier this month. After unloading the tower segments, a series of pre-assembly works will take place, including the installation of some tower segments, GE Renewable Energy said. The […]