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  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide temporary power provision during the turbine commissioning phase at the SeaMade offshore wind farm. “Following several successful European temporary power provision projects over the recent past, we are looking forward to once again working with Siemens Gamesa; it’s a combination that works,” […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Environment, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has introduced several upgrades to the design of the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord nearshore wind farms in Denmark to reduce their visual and environmental impact. The two wind farms will, if approved, feature a radar system that will turn the light markings on the turbines at night only when there are aircraft nearby. […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels

    United Wind Logistics (UWL) has taken delivery of the deck carrier, MV BoldWind, which will shortly start her long-term charter with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The MV BoldWind will now start her maiden voyage from Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard’s yard in Zhenjiang, China, to Europe. On the maiden voyage, the 148.5-metre vessel will carry wind turbine […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has finalized the contract with Swancor to locally source offshore wind turbine blade materials in Taiwan. According to MHI Vestas, the scope of the contract covers a significant percentage of the direct materials value of overall blade manufacturing, including carbon tow, carbon pultrusion, resin, and bonding glue. To remind, the two companies signed […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The BladeBUG inspect-and-repair robot for offshore wind turbine blades has completed the latest round of testing at Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, the UK. During the trials that took place in early March, the robot walked on blade surfaces, proving the stability of its vacuum adhesion technology and its […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has secured an order from Semco Maritime to provide the main electrical equipment for the electrical service platform (ESP) of the Mayflower Wind offshore wind farm. The project is located in a federal lease area approximately 25 miles south of Nantucket, Massachusetts in the United States, and will have a capacity to generate up […]