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  • 2 February 2021

    By Dario Mulazzani, DAVI Product & Market Specialist Wind Energy & Heavy-Duty Division. Located in such a dynamic and extremely powerful element as the sea, foundations represent one of the main elements of any offshore wind farm, accounting for over one-fourth of the total equipment cost. As they must support the wind turbines, absorbing all […]

  • 15 May 2013

    As the 2013 Seawork International Show approaches, UK based marine exhaust specialist, Halyard, has announced yet another commercial success story with renowned Great Yarmouth based boat builder Alicat Workboats, to ensure its new four WFSV (Wind Farm Support Vessels) remain quiet on the water and to provide increased comfort for those on board. With a […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Gamesa, a world-leading wind energy company, continues to advance its offshore wind strategy, having signed an agreement to supply energy company E.ON with an offshore prototype of its G11X-5.0 MW platform in 2012. The agreement also includes the installation of one, and possibly two, Gamesa G128-4.5 MW wind turbine(s) for an E.ON site in Europe. […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    X1 Wind’s single point mooring system platform for floating wind turbines is set to receive EUR 4 million of EU Commission Horizon 2020 funding. A consortium of nine partners, led by X1 Wind, will deploy a prototype of the PivotBuoy at a test site at the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN). The consortium will […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Fermin Catalán, Chief Engineer for the Gamesa’s new G11X offshore turbine, a 5-MW platform, has been named the wind innovator 2012, Windpower Engineering news portal reports.  “My first experience with renewable energy came from my brothers who built a parabolic solar collector for fun,” says Mr Catalán. Mr Catalan explained that he spent most of […]

  • 10 January 2022
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Tokyo-based PowerX, Inc. has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with DNV to collaborate on the technical assessment of the Power Transfer Vessel (Power ARK) and its battery system, as well as the potential development of a new class notation for Power ARK’s global implementation. Through this collaboration, PowerX and DNV will chart […]

  • 8 February 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    * Gamesa aims to install two anchored and two floating turbines at the experimental offshore wind laboratory off the coast of Tarragona, Spain * The project marks further progress in the company’s offshore strategy, as Gamesa designs and develops two families of 5 MW and 6 MW-7 MW turbines Gamesa, a global leader in wind […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder Ulstein has cut the first steel for a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte. The SOV yard number 315 is of the SX195 design from Ulstein, and is destined to operate for GE Renewable Energy on the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The vessel […]

  • 4 April 2011
    R&D, Technology

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy market, is attending the Energy 2011 Hannover trade fair (hall 27, stand M34) to showcase its new wind turbine, the G136-4.5 MW Class III, which is specially designed for low-wind sites. The device strengthens the newest turbine system Gamesa has released to the market, the G10X, […]

  • 19 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME has installed the first offshore substation (OSS) in France at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm off the Guérande peninsula. Weighing 2,100 tons, the OSS topside was installed at the site on August 18. The substation’s jacket foundation was installed earlier this week. The electrical substation was constructed by a consortium including Atlantique Offshore Energy, the […]

  • 3 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The floating island concept, revealed earlier this year, will now be further studied and developed through a Horizon 2020-funded project [email protected] that started on 1 November and will run for three years.

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa continues to build on its offshore strategy, announcing plans to open an office in Hamburg, Germany that will supply what is set to become one of the world’s main offshore wind energy markets in coming years. The Gamesa outpost, staffed by multi-disciplinary teams (sales, technical staff, etc.) will open in the second quarter of […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    GE Renewable Energy has contracted Bernhard Schulte Offshore to provide a new-build service operation vessel (SOV) for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.

  • 9 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The OWI-Lab climate chamber is a realization of the ‘Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab’ (OWI-Lab). This lab is a R&D initiative which aims to initiate and support innovation projects concerning offshore wind energy. The project’s purpose is to increase the reliability and efficiency of offshore wind farms by investing in open testing and monitoring equipment […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    UK-based health-and-safety specialist Steel River Consultants (SRC) has been selected to act as hazard identification (HAZID) facilitator and provide CDM support and health and safety advisory services to cable supplier Prysmian on a project to construct an electricity link between the UK and Norway. The North Sea Link (NSL) project, a project owned 50 per cent each by […]

  • 13 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has, on behalf Aberdeen Offshore Windfarm Limited (AOWFL), completed the first of two trial installations of suction buckets in Aberdeen Bay at the proposed location of the Aberdeen offshore wind farm, also known as European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The installation of the smaller suction bucket at the site proved successful, Gunnar Groebler, Vattenfall’s Head […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Two approximately 200 ton test weights were unloaded by heavy lift crane barge Conquest MB1, from the DP feeder vessel Abis Dublin. The test lifts were successfully performed in weather conditions with waves of 0.5 to 1.5 meter, waveperiods of 2 to 9 seconds and windspeeds of 23 to 29 knots (12 to 15 m/s. […]

  • 6 April 2011

    Gamesa has been honoured with the Annual Golden Award as the 2010 Spanish Company of the Year by the Spanish Official Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain. This Prize recognises Gamesa’s successful track record in the United Kingdom, along with its decisive contribution to fostering trade relations between the UK and Spain. Spanish Ambassador to […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland or has invited tenders for the collection of meteorological and oceanographic data obtained through real time field measurements at the Wind Farm Zone Hollandse Kust (Zuid). The objective of this tender is to conclude an agreement with 1 or 2 suppliers to provide the metocean data by means of 2 […]

  • 7 May 2012

    Gamesa, a global wind power technology leader, continues to make progress on the implementation of its offshore wind market strategy. The latest milestone is the decision to start the permitting process for the installation of its first offshore prototype, the G128-5.0 MW (50 Hz), at Arinaga Quay in Gran Canary Island (Canary Islands, Spain). Gamesa […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection has invited tenders for burial and protection of 150kV subsea cables at Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS). The works include burial and protection of approximately 2 x 24km of submarine cable route, which is to be divided into trenching and jetting work for the Krieger’s Flak CGS connection. The contract will also cover, inter alia, boulder […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Progress in internationalisation together with efficiency and sustained performance in all business lines placed Gamesa in a strong growth position in the first half of 2011, with results in line with annual guidance in terms of volume, profitability and debt. Gamesa’s consolidated revenues amounted to 1,297 million euro (+26%) in 1H11, EBIT was 62 million […]

  • 30 June 2011

      Gamesa is participating at the 2011 Offshore Wind Trade Fair in Liverpool (England), showcasing the progress made on its offshore strategy, specifically with respect to the technological design and development of the G11X-5.0 MW platform which will be equipped with a 128m rotor diameter and a modular and redundant design that will enable partial […]

  • 6 October 2010

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy business (through its U.S. based subsidiary), and the Newport News Shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leading American defence company and America’s largest shipbuilder, have signed an agreement to work together on offshore wind technology. The agreement calls for the companies to cooperate on the […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Robin Radar Systems BV, a leading supplier of bird detection systems for bird impact prevention, ecological research and environmental impact assessments, tested a trailer based bird-radar system in OWI-Lab’s large climatic test chamber last month. More and more, bird radars are used for bird migration research and risk assessment for bird impacts as these systems […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub (OWIH) has launched its new website which includes an evidence-based identification of UK offshore wind innovation priorities, supply chain growth opportunities and a view of the funding landscape.