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  • 20 January 2021

    GE Renewable Energy has officially received a type certificate from DNV GL for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine with a 13 MW power output. The Haliade-X 12 MW prototype, installed in the Port of Rotterdam in 2019, obtained a full type certificate from DNV GL in November 2020. The prototype has then been optimized to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based foundation manufacturer Sif Group has completed the first several monopiles for the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction – the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank in the UK. Sif manufactured the monopiles at its factory on Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam. The monopiles produced will be installed on the 1.2 GW […]

  • 18 April 2019

    LM Wind Power has produced the first blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine at its factory in Cherbourg, France. According to LM Wind Power, the 107m long blade, the world’s largest, has completed the molding process. The LM 107.0 P will now proceed with post-molding finishing touches, before undergoing testing and validation to demonstrate its ability […]

  • 3 October 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the top ten most read news in the month of September 2019. Siemens Gamesa Wants a Piece of Senvion German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. UK Offshore […]

  • 21 September 2021
    R&D, Technology

    GE, Fraunhofer IGCV, and voxeljet AG have entered into a research partnership to develop the world’s largest 3D printer for offshore wind applications in order to streamline the production of key components of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. The partners expect to launch the project during the third quarter of 2021 with initial printer trials […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    LM Wind Power has rolled out the first blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine at its factory in Cherbourg, France. According to the company, the 107m long blade, the world’s largest, has made its first trip outside the factory. Final preparations for the shipment of the LM 107.0 P blade to Maasvlakte-Rotterdam in the Netherlands are now […]

  • 10 October 2019

    The first blade for the prototype GE Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at Maasvlakte, according to the live webcam feed at the Port of Rotterdam. LM Wind Power is producing the 107m blades for the prototype turbine at its plant in Cherbourgh, France. According to ECN, part of TNO,  the measurement mast and the scanning LiDAR have been […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    The nacelle of the prototype GE Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has been installed on its tower at Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam. As seen in this screenshot taken from a live webcam feed, the final tower section and the nacelle were installed by a heavy-lift crane tandem at Sif’s facility at Maasvlakte. […]

  • 1 December 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of November 2020. Two-Turbine Floater Prototype Breezes Through Tests in Baltic Sea The scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine, a two-turbine floating wind platform, completed its two-month tests in the Bay of Greifswald in the Baltic Sea and has […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Offshore Wind business John Lavelle has revealed details about the Haliade-X 12MW turbine to the Offshore WIND team during the inauguration ceremony held on 17 December in Rotterdam. The Haliade-X 12MW prototype set a new world record the past weekend by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 262MWh […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has signed supply and service contracts for the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind farm in New Jersey, which will use the company’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The contracts, subject to final notice to proceed, cover the GE Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine with an option for Ocean Wind to utilise the […]

  • 10 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    LM Wind Power’s 107-metre blade for the GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbine has received its Component Certificate from TÜV Nord. The component certification hinged on the testing of two blades produced at LM Wind Power’s factory in Cherbourg, France, the company said. One blade completed its testing at the WTTC test facility in Boston, […]

  • 12 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    After winning contracts to install GE Haliade-X 13 MW offshore wind turbines at Dogger Bank A & B last year, Jan De Nul has now signed an agreement with Dogger Bank Wind Farm for the transport and installation of 87 GE Haliade-X 14 MW units at the final phase of the project, Dogger Bank C. […]

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm and GE Renewable Energy have finalised contracts for the supply of 87 Haliade-X 14 MW turbines and a five-year service and warranty agreement for Dogger Bank C, the third and final phase of what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm. GE Renewable Energy secured a preferred turbine supplier agreement […]

  • 4 February 2022
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    The National Offshore Wind Research & Development Consortium (NOWRDC) has awarded support to two GE’s research projects, one developing a robust joining process for large iron castings and one focused on the use of an Autonomous Inspection Vessel (AIV) for offshore wind turbines.   GE said on 3 February that GE Renewable Energy and GE Research were awarded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has selected Cotes to provide dehumidifiers for the GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The dry-air solution that Cotes provides to GE Renewable Energy, a combined desalter and dehumidifier, is now approved for global Haliade-X wind farm projects starting with the Dogger Bank wind farm in the North Sea, Cotes said. ”It is […]

  • 27 August 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ryder Geotechnical has completed site-specific assessment (SSA) at the turbine locations of the first two phases of the Dogger Bank offshore wind project. Ryder completed a geotechnical zonation assessment to classify the 190 turbine locations in terms of geotechnical risk to the upcoming jack-up operations at Dogger Bank A and B. According to the company, […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s new offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire will have its debut on the 3.6GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. With a lifting capacity of over 3,000 tonnes and standing taller than the Eiffel tower, Voltaire is the largest of its kind in the world, Jan De Nul said. The Voltaire […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on in the month of October 2019. Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind is rescinding its recent request to withdraw the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the Vineyard Wind 1 wind farm, allowing the federal permitting process to resume. Back in December, Vineyard Wind temporarily withdrew the COP from further review by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to allow […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit more than 200 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France. 60 out of the additional employees were recently recruited and just began intensive training at the factory’s ‘Center of Excellence’. Opened in April 2018, the Cherbourg facility became the first wind turbine […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, has signed a contract with GE Renewable Energy for 190 wind turbines for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind project. Dogger Bank A & B will be the world’s first offshore wind farm to use GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW turbines, […]

  • 26 March 2020

    ABB has delivered its higher power medium voltage PCS6000 converters for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype installed in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Officially inaugurated in mid-December 2019, the Haliade-X 12 MW turbine prototype reached its nominal output of 12 MW feeding into the public grid by the end of 2019 […]