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  • 19 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has announced plans to build out a wind energy supply chain in South Korea, adding that the plans are dependent on a growing market for offshore wind in the country. The plans were formalised at a signing ceremony with Vestas CEO Henrik Andersen, and South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-Yeol at […]

  • 31 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The 1.2 GW Baltic Power wind project offshore Poland has received its first building permit for the onshore part of the development, according to a recent social media post by Daniel Obajtek, CEO of PKN Orlen. The work on the project’s onshore development is planned to start in 2024, Obajtek said. The Baltic Power offshore […]

  • 30 December 2022

    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 […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (Atlantic Shores) has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to use the New Jersey Wind Port for marshalling of its 1.5 GW offshore wind project. Under the contract, Atlantic Shores will lease 35 acres of land at the New Jersey Wind Port, in Lower […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The 115.5 m blade for Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine is currently being tested at Blaest’s blade test facility in Aalborg, Denmark. Before going into commercial production, the new V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine will undergo comprehensive test campaigns which are a mandatory part of the type certification process. One of the tests to be performed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2022

    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 […]

  • 20 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Three 115-metre blades to be installed on the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype have left Siemens Gamesa’s factory in Aalborg and are on their way to the test center in Østerild, Denmark. ”The SG 14-236 DD is the newest member of our offshore wind turbine family, with 115-meter blades which are seven meters […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company EnBW has signed a long-term electricity supply contract with the steel producer Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH for 50 MW of electricity to come from the He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the North Sea. With this power purchase agreement (PPA), Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH secures the supply of green electricity for 15 years from […]

  • 31 October 2022

    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 […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Vestas has signed a multi-year framework agreement with its long-time partner TPI Composites Inc. (TPI), a supplier of wind turbine blades and services, in an effort to strengthen the company’s scalable global supply chain network for current and future wind turbine blades. TPI is currently supplying a range of blade variants to Vestas’ 2 and […]

  • 28 October 2022

    Vestas has manufactured and rolled out the first 115.5-metre blade built for the V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine prototype. The blade was manufactured in Vestas’ production facility in Nakskov, Denmark, using the mould which was built at the factory in Lem, Denmark. The design of the blade has required an extension and retooling of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Vestas has announced plans to establish a new factory in Szczecin, Poland, which will assemble components for the company’s flagship offshore wind turbine, the V236-15.0 MW model. The factory will produce nacelles and hubs for Vestas’ flagship unit which was introduced by the firm in February last year. Vestas said that the new factory will […]

  • 10 February 2021

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    PKN Orlen and Northland Power have chosen to utilise Vestas 15 MW wind turbines on the 1.2 GW offshore wind farm the Polish-Canadian joint venture will build in Poland’s sector of the Baltic Sea. Vestas, which has been selected as the preferred supplier, will provide 76 of its V236-15.0 MW turbines for the Baltic Power […]

  • 23 August 2022

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Milan-based company, Np Pozzallo Wind s.r.l., has applied for a maritime concession with the Italian authorities to build an 800 MW floating wind farm in the Malta Channel, some 55 kilometres off the town of Pozzallo on the island of Sicily. The developer is seeking a 40-year maritime concession to build the 54-turbine Pozzallo offshore […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German chemicals company Evonik has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with EnBW for electricity generated at the 900 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The PPA provides Evonik with 100 MW of electricity per year from He Dreiht, enabling Evonik to cover around a quarter of its electricity […]

  • 9 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The two side-compartments for the Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype wind turbine nacelle have arrived in Denmark. The side-compartments were then transported to Vestas’ factory in Esbjerg, where the full power converter system will be installed. According to Vestas, the modular nacelle components take full advantage of industrial standards, as the side-compartments are dimensionally designed to […]