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17 August 2018 Contracts & Tenders

DTU Wind Energy has opened tenders for the lease of the four new test stands at the Østerild and Høvsøre wind turbine test centers.

11 September 2017

On 9 September, a new visitor centre was opened in Østerild, where some of the largest offshore wind turbines are being tested. The visitor centre will open the doors annually for up to 50,000 visitors, according to the Danish Wind Energy Association (DWIA). 

16 August 2017 Technology

MHI Vestas took down its V164 prototype in Østerild on 15 August, after the wind turbine caught fire on 4 August and the turbine manufacturer started an investigation to determine the root cause of the incident.

7 August 2017 R&D, Technology

A MHI Vestas V164 wind turbine has caught fire at the Østerild – National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Denmark, according to local media.

30 January 2017 Technology

Siemens has installed the SWT-8.0-154 at the national test centre in Østerild, Denmark.

17 January 2017 Technology

Siemens has obtained DNV GL’s Prototype Certificate for its SWT-8.0-154 offshore wind turbine, which enables the turbine manufacturer to install the prototype at the test centre for wind turbines in Østerild, Denmark, to demonstrate its performance.

10 October 2019 Wind Farm Update

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23 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, R&D

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24 May 2019 R&D, Technology

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1 January 2019

The Offshore WIND editorial staff brings the most read articles in 2018 chosen by you, our readers.

8 October 2018 R&D, Technology

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the operator of the national test centres for large wind turbines at Østerild and Høvsøre, has just completed the tender process for the rental of the new test stands.

18 September 2018 R&D

Siemens Gamesa has installed and commissioned the first prototype of the SG 8.0 167 DD offshore wind turbine in Østerild, Denmark.

21 June 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

While Vattenfall’s Danish nearshore wind farms – Vesterhav Syd and Nord – will power numerous light bulbs, the developer has requested permission from the authorities to reduce the night-time light markings on the wind turbines themselves.

8 June 2018 Authorities

The Danish Parliament (Folketinget) has approved the expansion of the Østerild and Høvsøre wind turbine test centers.

27 March 2018 Authorities, R&D

The Danish parliament will discuss the expansion of the Høvsøre and Østerild wind turbine test centers on 5 April, according to DTU Wind Energy.

9 February 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Denmark plans to set aside around DKK 210 million to fund testing of wind turbines outside the established test centers in Høvsøre and Østerild.

1 January 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

The Offshore WIND editorial staff brings the most read news in 2017 chosen by you, our readers. From new technologies in the offshore wind industry to the development of subsidy-free bids, 2017 has shown us that the sector is developing faster than anyone had anticipated.

20 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

GE Renewable Energy has contracted Global Wind Service (GWS) for the offshore installation scope on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm located in the German North Sea.

28 November 2017 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Siemens Gamesa has launched a new offshore wind turbine – SG 8.0-167 DD – said to increase the annual energy production (AEP) compared to the 7MW model by 20%. The 8MW turbine is expected to be market-ready in 2020. 

6 November 2017 Technology

A component damaged during installation within the converter module of MHI Vestas V164 prototype in Østerild had led to the turbine catching fire on 4 August, the company informed, adding that this was a standard industry component with a solid track record.

15 September 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

MHI Vestas had installed SPM Instrument’s Intellinova Parallel MB condition monitoring system on the 8MW wind turbines, 32 of which were erected at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, according to SPM’s article from 11 September.