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  • 24 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The two-year, Innovate UK-funded MIMRee (Multi-Platform Inspection, Maintenance and Repair in Extreme Environments) project has revealed breakthroughs achieved during its first year. The MIMRee project has made concrete steps toward reaching its ultimate goal of having an autonomous system capable of planning its own operational missions to offshore wind farms and deploying the system for demonstration. […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas has signed a purchase agreement with Taiwan’s Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group (YGG) to source additional components for the upcoming production of V174 turbines to be installed off Taiwan. The agreement covers rotor hubs, hub plates, and nacelle base frames. The V174-9.5 MW turbines provided by MHI Vestas are due to be installed […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) has shipped out what will be the first double-digit megawatt wind turbine to be installed offshore China. The prototype 10 MW offshore anti-typhoon wind power unit is on its way to the Fujian Xinghua Bay Wind Farm (Phase II), DEC said. Back in 2019, DEC became the first Chinese company to […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Technology

    MingYang Smart Energy Group introduced its new MySE11-203 offshore wind turbine on 7 July. Featuring hybrid drive, nameplate capacity of 11 MW, and a rotor diameter of 203 meters, MySE11-203 is said to be the world’s biggest hybrid-drive wind turbine. The company plans to install a prototype of the new wind turbine in 2021 and […]

  • 29 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has selected TÜV NORD to certify the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, the SG 14-222 DD. The turbine model has a capacity of up to 15 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 222 meters. The Hanover-headquartered technical services provider is responsible for the certification of the SG 14-222 DD’s prototype, scheduled for completion […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has rolled out the first cans of the transition pieces and monopiles destined for the Kaskasi offshore wind project in Germany. The Danish company will deliver 39 monopiles, 38 transition pieces for the turbines and one specially designed transition piece for the offshore substation. Work will continue until Q3 2021, when the final […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Per Aarsleff A/S has produced 89 out of the 165 concrete working platforms (CWPs) for Ørsted’s 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. The CWPs are being built at Per Aarsleff’s concrete precast factory in Poland, Aarsleff BIZ, for Bladt Industries and EEW OSB, which are producing 135 and 30 transition pieces for the […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    MHI Vestas has finalised a purchase agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Europe to source switchgear for upcoming offshore wind projects in Taiwan through the participation of the local manufacturer, Shihlin Electric and Engineering Corporation (SEEC). The purchase agreement, first announced in April 2019, is expected to enable Mitsubishi Electric and SEEC to build expertise through supplying […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Cherbourg team is mostly looking to expand its production workforce, with positions that are open to all profiles and backgrounds, GE Renewable Energy said.

  • 16 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    MHI Vestas supplier Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology has started construction on a 210,000 square metre facility in Taichung Harbour to supply blades in Taiwan. Both production and storage facilities are being developed for the mass manufacture of blades to be installed at offshore projects in Taiwan and eventually, throughout Asia-Pacific, MHI Vestas said. Along […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch company Certion and drone service provider SkySpecs have completed blade inspection works at Eneco’s Prinses Amalia Windpark and Eneco Luchterduinen in the Netherlands. In total, 70 wind turbines were inspected in five days at Prinses Amalia Windpark and Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm. “Thanks to favourable weather conditions and a highly motivated support team […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Vessels

    U.S. companies MiNO Marine and 2nd Wind Marine are planning to start building two offshore wind construction support vessels in early 2021. They recently engaged U.S. shipyards, which are now evaluating the vessel design and preparing estimations on construction costs and building timeline. The Jones Act compliant vessels, called SuperFeeders, are DP2 purpose-built jack-ups that will […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a preferred supplier agreement with innogy to deliver 100 of its new SG 14-222 DD turbines for the Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The Sofia project will, therefore, be the first European project to install the 14 MW model that will be market-ready by 2024, on time for installation at the […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Technology

    Shanghai Electric has commissioned China’s first 8 MW offshore wind turbine, which is now entering operation. The 8MW-167 offshore turbine, which features the “black start” technology, produces 20% more electricity and reduces the Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) by around 11% compared to the 7MW-154 wind turbine, Shanghai Electric said. The 8 MW turbine is […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The US State of New Jersey plans to build the New Jersey Wind Port on the eastern shore of the Delaware River, with the construction expected to begin in 2021. The New Jersey Wind Port is described as a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment that will provide a location for staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent is now on its way back to the Port of Halifax from the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project site off Virginia, U.S., according to the vessel’s AIS data. This second trip to the Halifax port will see the Vole au vent picking up turbine towers […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been installed at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, the first in U.S. federal waters. CVOW will comprise two Siemens Gamesa 6 MW turbines installed some 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Ørsted’s spokesperson told that the second monopile foundation is also due to be installed in […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has taken a final investment decision to proceed with the Seagreen 1 offshore wind project which will now be taken forward together with the French energy major Total. Total and SSE Renewables have now entered into an agreement through which Total will take a 51 per cent stake in the GBP 3 billion […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Orion’s Heavy Lift Crane Collapses – Video A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. Siemens Gamesa Cranks It Up to 15 MW with Offshore Behemoth Siemens Gamesa has launched a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola’s Ailes Marines and Siemens Gamesa have signed a contract for the supply of 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project. The contract marks the final investment decision on the EUR 2.4 billion project, Ailes Marines said. The Saint-Brieuc wind turbines will be built in France, at Siemens Gamesa’s […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has signed a Framework Agreement with two UK and one Danish company to provide up-tower blade maintenance and repair at the company’s wind farms for a minimum period of two years. The Swedish energy company selected GEV Wind Power, James Fisher Marine Services, and Danish Blade Service to provide the blade maintenance and repair […]

  • 19 May 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has launched a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind turbine. The new turbine model has a 14 MW capacity, reaching up to 15 MW using the company’s Power Boost function, a 222-metre diameter rotor, 108-metre long blades, and a 39,000 m2 swept area. The turbine prototype is expected to be ready […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has departed from the Port of Halifax, Canada, with the first batch of turbine components for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. Photos available on social media show the vessel carrying the monopile foundation components destined for the 12 MW project. Vole au vent started […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Parkwind has signed a contract with Steelwind for the fabrication of the monopile foundations for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm. The contract was signed at Steelwind’s headquarters in Nordenham, Germany. This signature follows Parkwind’s recent order of the wind farm’s offshore substation at Bladt Industries. Under the contract, Steelwind will […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a bank guarantee line for up to EUR 600 million to cover the construction of components for the 1.4 GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Located in the North Sea and owned by Danish utility company Ørsted, the farm will consist of 165 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. BNP Paribas lead managed […]