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  • 26 May 2022
    Grid Connection, Industry, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    The following article is a guest post by Una Softic, a Global Partnerships Advisor at PowerX. Japanese company PowerX is addressing renewable energy transfer challenges with strategic partners in Japan and globally, developing a power transfer vessel – Power Ark, and building a large-scale battery assembly facility – Power Max. PowerX is set to solve […]

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

    Ørsted and PSEG, the developers of the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind farm in New Jersey, have awarded engineering, procurement, and construction contracts for the project’s onshore transmission system to JINGOLI Power and Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company. The contracts include the installation of two high voltage substations and around nine miles (14 […]

  • 25 April 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Majority of offshore wind projects now undergoing licensing process for environmental investigations in Brazil are listing 15 MW as the wind turbine capacity of choice. While there are a few variations in references to the 15 MW turbine technology planned to be used, most of these are listed as Vestas’s model with a 236-metre rotor […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started on Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction. The offshore works are kicking off with a geophysical pre-lay survey along the Dogger Bank Aexport cable corridor in the Southern North Sea […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    iXblue has completed the bathymetric survey at the site of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm using its DriX uncrewed surface vehicle (USV). The purpose of the bathymetric survey inspection was to verify the seabed conditions before the deployment of Jan De Nul Group’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent. Relying on 4G and satellite communication, the operation, […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has won a contract to transport and install wind turbines at an undisclosed wind farm offshore the East Coast of the USA. The company will deploy the offshore installation vessel Aeolus on the project. The turbine installation work is scheduled to start in 2023. Van Oord said that this is the first contract […]

  • 21 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    IWS Fleet, a fully owned subsidiary of the Norwegian company Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS), has been notified by Dogger Bank Wind Farm that they intend to sign a charter contract for one of its Skywalker class walk-to-work commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for the third phase of the offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank C. The […]

  • 14 March 2022

    Jan De Nul’s next-generation jack-up installation vessel, the Voltaire, has been fitted with the main crane of more than 3,000 tonnes – the largest Leg Encircling Crane ever built. Featuring a crane house weighing 1,800 tonnes, a boom length of 140 metres, and weighing 800 tonnes, the Huisman crane will use a Universal Quick Connector […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2021

    GE Renewable Energy has secured Typhoon certification (Class T certification) from DNV for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. The certificate shows that the Haliade-X can operate safely and efficiently under extreme wind conditions which can often be found in Asia but also in the U.S., where hurricanes occur every year, the turbine maker said. ”Typhoon […]

  • 5 October 2021
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X prototype in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has started operating at 14 MW. With this new milestone, GE Renewable Energy becomes the first industry player to operate a turbine at this power output, the turbine maker said. The Haliade-X 14 MW is an uprated version of the Haliade-X 13 MW, which received its […]

  • 3 March 2021

    GE Renewable Energy has selected Heatex as the supplier of the generator cooling system for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. Heatex, a cleantech company specialized in air-to-air heat exchangers, will supply the generator cooling system consisting of heat exchangers and surrounding auxiliary components. Following a technical collaboration between GE and Heatex, focussed on optimizing the […]

  • 11 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The prototype GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbine has produced 312 MWh of electricity in a single 24-hour period, once again setting a new world record. This is according to John Lavelle, CEO Offshore Wind at GE Renewable Energy. The prototype turbine, installed in the Port of Rotterdam, produced its first power in November 2019 and […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy is expanding its wind turbine nacelle factory in Montoir-de-Bretagne in France to accommodate the assembly of nacelles for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The wind turbine supplier has awarded a consortium of VINCI Construction France’s subsidiaries with a contract for the design and construction of the extension. Botte Fondations, one of the […]

  • 7 February 2020

    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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy GE will invest more than USD 400 million over the next three to five years to develop and deploy the largest, most powerful offshore wind turbine – the Haliade-X 12 MW.

  • 9 November 2021
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype installed in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has been operating for two years, making it the first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine to achieve this milestone, the turbine maker said. The prototype was first commissioned in November 2019 at 12 MW. Since then, GE Renewable Energy has uprated the […]

  • 22 July 2019

    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. […]

  • 18 June 2020

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2020
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X prototype, the world’s most powerful wind turbine operating to date, has been optimized and is now operating at a 13 MW power output. During the following months, the prototype operating in the Port of Rotterdam will undergo a series of tests to perform different types of measurements and obtain its type […]

  • 13 November 2019

    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 […]

  • 13 November 2019
    R&D, Technology

    A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea. This nacelle, comparable in size to six double-decker London buses, will undergo full indoor […]

  • 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 […]