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  • 18 January 2023

    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

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will test the rotor blade of the new V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine prototype at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES in Bremerhaven, Germany later this year. Following the successful conclusion of the contract, Vestas will be the first client to use Fraunhofer IWES’ new rotor blade […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has installed the mould for the 115.5-metre turbine blades to be installed on the V236-15 MW prototype offshore wind turbine later this year. The mould was installed at the company’s blades factory in Nakskov, Denmark. Vestas plans to install the prototype turbine at the Østerild National test centre for large […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has signed a firm contract and conditional order with EnBW for the delivery of wind turbines for the He Dreiht offshore wind farm, and has contracted Cadeler to install 64 of its 15 MW units at the project site in the German part of the North Sea. The contract with Cadeler is also a […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company EnBW has selected the compatriot offshore foundations manufacturer, Steelwind Nordenham, to fabricate and deliver the monopiles for the 900 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm. He Dreiht is located within the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea, about 85 kilometres north of the Borkum Island and 95 kilometres west of […]

  • 11 August 2021
    Business & Finance

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has lowered its full-year guidance citing supply chain constraints, cost inflation, and restrictions in key markets caused by COVID-19. These are the characteristics of the current environment the impacts of which are likely to continue in the second half of the year, Vestas said. The company now expects full-year revenue […]

  • 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
    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 […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    European Energy and Vestas have revealed their joint ambition to install Vestas’ flagship V236-15 MW offshore wind turbines off the city of Frederikshavn in Denmark. The joint venture will aim at developing and constructing three of Vestas’ newest V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbines at three of the five test positions that are currently under development […]

  • 18 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New York, USA. Vestas will provide 138 V236-15.0 MW turbines for Empire Wind 1 and 2, located 15-30 miles off the coast […]

  • 7 September 2022
    R&D, Technology

    China-based Lianyungang Zhongfu Lianzhong Composites Group Co., Ltd. (LZ Blades) has rolled out a 123-metre long blade which the company claims is the world’s longest wind turbine blade. The blade, which will be adapted to be installed on 16 MW offshore wind turbines, weighs 50 tonnes, exceeds 5 metres in diameter, and has a swept area that […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Power has selected preferred contractors for the supply and installation of offshore and onshore cables, and the onshore substation for its 1.2 GW offshore wind farm in Poland. NKT will design and manufacture the offshore export cables, while the inter-array cables and the onshore section of the export cables will be supplied by the […]

  • 28 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), a joint venture between Red Rock Power Limited and ESB, has appointed Vestas as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 1.1 GW Inch Cape wind farm offshore Scotland. Located 15 kilometres off the Angus coast in the East of Scotland, the Inch Cape offshore wind project will feature 72 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Shell and Hexicon, through their joint venture in South Korea, have appointed K2 Management (K2M) as Lender’s Technical Advisor for the MunmuBaram project, a 1.3 GW floating wind farm planned to be built between 65 and 80 kilometres offshore the city of Ulsan.  The Denmark-headquartered K2 Management will first review the general project status and […]

  • 25 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has awarded Heerema Marine Contractors with the contract to transport and install the turbine foundations at the 900 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The work includes the transport and installation of 64 monopiles and transition pieces. During operations, Heerema will use the IHC IQIP double-walled noise mitigation system […]