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  • 5 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Technology

    Goldwind’s GWH252-16MW wind turbine, installed at the Zhangpu Liuao offshore wind farm owned and developed by China Three Gorges, has produced 384.1 megawatt-hours in a 24-hour period, setting a new world record for an individual wind turbine in the given period. The record was achieved on 1 September while the wind farm offshore the Fujian […]

  • 18 August 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Power has secured three building permits for the 1.2 GW offshore wind farm that will be built approximately 23 kilometres north of the Baltic Sea coastline in Poland. The three building permits for the Baltic Power offshore wind project were issued on Wednesday by the Governor of the Polish region of Pomerania Dariusz Drelich. […]

  • 14 August 2023
    Business development, Technology

    The Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype offshore wind turbine has set a world record for the most power output by a single wind turbine in a 24-hour period, producing 363 megawatt-hours in that time span, the Danish wind turbine manufacturer said. The prototype was installed at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in […]

  • 11 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-headquartered Vestas has signed a conditional agreement with PKN Orlen and Northland Power to deliver wind turbines for the 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland. If and when the agreement translates into a firm and unconditional order, Vestas will disclose this in a company announcement in accordance with the company’s disclosure policy, […]

  • 14 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After working on finalising the agreement for export cables for the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland this summer, the cable supplier NKT has now signed the order for the Polish project. In June, NKT said it was finalising the contract with Baltic Power, the joint venture the Polish PKN Orlen and Canadian Northland […]

  • 2 August 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) has selected 8.2 Consulting AG to provide manufacturing surveillance services for the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany. As an independent consultant, 8.2 Consulting AG will supervise the comprehensive nacelle manufacturing surveillance, including components in multiple locations Europe-wide, said the company. This collaboration results from 8.2 Consulting […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    The Italian authorities are currently processing a concession application for a wind energy project in the waters off Taranto, where the country’s first offshore wind farm was built. While the wind turbines now spinning near the Port of Taranto stand on fixed-bottom foundations, the new application is for a project that would be built farther […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes) has signed the first-ever subcontract for the procurement of rock for a wind farm offshore the US with Carver Sand & Gravel LLC (Carver), a US quarry in the state of New York. Through this subcontract, Great Lakes will use rock produced in New York to provide […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (Fraunhofer IWES) has launched a new test rig that enables testing wind turbine blades longer than 115 metres. Vestas, whose latest wind turbine model features 115.5-metre blades, will use the rig to perform the trials needed before starting serial production. “The development of our new wind turbines is an important […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Denmark-headquartered Cadeler has signed a firm contract with Baltic Power for the installation of 76 Vestas 15 MW offshore wind turbines in the Polish Baltic Sea worth between EUR 68 – 85 million. The project is scheduled to begin in 2024 and marks Cadeler’s entry into a new and expanding market. The contract is the […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Belgium-based DEME has announced that the vessel Green Jade, the first floating, DP3 heavy lift and installation ship constructed in Taiwan, officially joined its fleet. Green Jade joined DEME’s fleet after a naming ceremony was held at the Kaohsiung shipyard in Taiwan. The vessel is similar to Orion, which joined the company’s fleet in the […]

  • 31 October 2022
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will begin serial production of V236-15.0 MW nacelles from 2024 at its offshore nacelle factory at Lindø Port of Odense in Denmark. Before V236-15.0 MW serial production starts, Vestas will modify and expand the Lindø facility to accommodate the larger components. The Lindø factory currently produces nacelles for V164-10 MW […]

  • 9 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has pre-selected Vestas to supply its V236-15.0 MW offshore turbines for the 900 MW He Dreiht project in the German North Sea. Depending on a firm and unconditional order eventually being signed, this will mark the world’s first commercial deployment of the new V236-15.0 MW offshore turbine, Vestas said. This means that this highly […]

  • 10 February 2021
    Technology

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has introduced the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine. With the world’s largest swept area exceeding 43,000 m2, the V236-15.0 MW delivers industry-leading performance and moves the boundaries of wind energy production to around 80 GWh/year, enough to power around 20,000 European households, Vestas said. The launch of the V236-15.0 MW […]

  • 6 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has signed a EUR 475 million (approximately USD 483 million) green loan with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support its research, development, and innovation (RDI) activities through 2025. “As the need to accelerate the green energy transition has never been more urgent, our ability to invest in innovation and […]

  • 16 November 2022
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Vestas has decided to install the V236-15 MW prototype offshore wind turbine at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The installation of the prototype turbine will take place in the second half of 2022 and its first kWh is planned for the fourth quarter of that year. Stretching […]

  • 30 December 2022
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 18 January 2023
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Technology

    Vestas has completed the prototype nacelle for the V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine at its factory in Lindø, Denmark. The new design is now ready for testing, the wind turbine manufacturer said via social media. The turbine will undergo mechanical testing, as well as strict control of its vital controlling software, and the test programme […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2022
    R&D, Technology

    A scalable distributed control system (DCS) by TTTech Industrial has been integrated into the world’s first 15 MW wind turbine, the Vestas V236-15.0 MW. TTTech Industrial and Vestas have been working together for more than ten years. TTTech Industrial’s DCS is being integrated into thousands of Vestas wind turbines every year, most recently into the […]