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  • 13 August 2019
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the nacelle of the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine from its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France, to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Haliade-X 12MW components will be assembled in Rotterdam-Maasvlakte, after which the turbine will be installed onshore to facilitate access for testing during the initial period of operations. This initial phase is expected […]

  • 3 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has installed three out of four tower sections which will support the prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The final tower section will be installed once the nacelle arrives at Maasvlakte during the summer, GE Renewable Energy said. The Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Technology

    The first blade has been installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine in Maasvlakte, according to the live webcam feed at the Port of Rotterdam. LM Wind Power is producing the 107m blades, the world’s largest, at its plant in Cherbourgh, France. The first piece was rolled out in June. To remind, GE Renewable Energy announced in March last year that […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has posted a video showing the installation time-lapse of the Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam. This content is available after accepting the cookies. Change cookie-settings View on Youtube. The GE Haliade-X 12MW prototype wind turbine produced its first power at the beginning of November. It features three […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Business development, Technology

    GE could soon join the list of wind turbine manufacturers who have surpassed the current 15 MW “threshold” by producing and/or announcing more powerful models. According to information recently shared with investors, the US-headquartered company is likely to climb up the offshore wind turbine output ladder, currently led by Chinese OEMs, with an up to […]

  • 3 March 2021
    Technology

    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 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions Corporation have signed a strategic partnership agreement to localize critical phases of the manufacturing process of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine in Japan and to support its commercialization in the country. The two companies said that they will leverage their collective technology, manufacturing facilities and skills, […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype has received a full type certificate from DNV GL. This full type certification, which follows a provisional type certification announced in June, provides independent verification that the new turbines will operate safely, reliably, and according to design specifications, the turbine maker said. The process of certifying the Haliade-X […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy is holding a series of supply chain engagement events in the UK for its Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. The events are part of GE’s supply chain plan for the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine and will welcome potential suppliers that have suitable products or services that could support its production. GE […]

  • 1 December 2022
    Authorities, Technology

    Judge Richard Meade of London’s High Court has ruled in favour of GE in a patent infringement dispute with Siemens Gamesa over the design of the GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. In its lawsuit against GE, Siemens Gamesa claimed that the Haliade-X infringed its European patent related to the use of bearings in rotor hubs […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Technology

    The third and final 107m blade has been installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine in Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam. The first blade was installed on the Haliade-X 12MW turbine located at Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 terminal on 14 October, with the second piece following the day later. LM Wind Power manufactured the 107m blades, the world’s largest, at its […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated the LM Wind Power blade factory in Cherbourg, France. The facility will provide the manufacture of the 107m long blades for the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine, as well as other blade models. According to GE, production started in early 2019 and five blades have already been delivered for […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    LM Wind Power has sent off the first 107m long blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW turbine from its factory in Cherbourg, France, to the UK where it will undergo testing. The LM 107.0 P blade, the world’s largest, was loaded onto a vessel on 13 August in the Cherbourg harbor and began its journey to the […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Technology

    The GE Haliade-X 12MW prototype wind turbine located at Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam, has produced its first power. According to GE, local teams will now proceed with the testing phase, during which different types of measurements will be performed to obtain a Type Certificate for the Haliade-X in 2020. The serial production of the […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Future Wind has organized a ground-breaking event in Maasvlakte, Rotterdam, to mark the start of preparatory activities to host GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype. Earlier this year, GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind, a joint venture between Pondera Development and SIF Holding Netherlands, signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12 MW wind […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Technology

    The first LM 107.0 P blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW turbine has arrived at Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing site in Blyth, the UK. Over the coming months, the blade will undergo advanced testing procedures, with static and fatigue tests to demonstrate its ability to withstand peak wind conditions and simulate its readiness for […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Visser & Smit Hanab has completed the cable connection which will link the prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam to the Stedin high-voltage station. The 1.5-kilometre, 66kV connection was tested on 16 and 17 July, after which it was put into operation, Visser & Smit Hanab said. GE Renewable […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype have arrived in Rotterdam. The four segments left GRI’s site in Seville, Spain, earlier this month. After unloading the tower segments, a series of pre-assembly works will take place, including the installation of some tower segments, GE Renewable Energy said. The […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Spanish turbine tower manufacturer GRI has shipped out the four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed later this summer in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. The four segments at GRI’s site in Seville will be arriving in the Netherlands before the end of the month, GE Renewable Energy said. Upon arrival […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Bakker Magnetics is about to start the production of magnetic assemblies for the GE Haliade-X turbines that will be installed at the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Bakker Magnetics will fabricate and assemble magnetic assemblies for the turbines across all three phases of what is the world’s largest offshore wind […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A US federal judge in Boston has barred General Electric (GE) from ‘‘making, using, offering for sale, selling, importing (into), or installing in the United States” the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine after the jury found in June that the wind turbine infringed upon a patent held by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The jury and Judge […]