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  • 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.

  • 23 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    DTU Wind Energy is inviting binding tenders for the rental of test stands for turbine prototypes at the Østerild test center. An information meeting will be held on 10 September at 11:00 a.m. local Danish time at the visitor center of the Østerild National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines. The deadline for submitting applications is 18 October […]

  • 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). 

  • 8 June 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 7 January 2020

    The components of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine have started arriving in Østerild, Denmark, where they will be installed for testing. The nacelle has arrived in Østerild, while the three blades are expected to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled at the end of this week, a spokesperson from Siemens […]

  • 10 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Vestas has installed the nacelle of its V164-8MW offshore wind turbine at the Danish national test centre in Østerild, the company announced on its official social media page. Vestas is now following the footsteps of Siemens, which had put its SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbine to test in 2012 in Østerild. Vestas’ nacelle was lifted into […]

  • 24 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The expansion of Test Centre Østerild in Denmark has now reached the point when it is possible for the manufacturers to start casting the foundations on the two new test stands, according to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Last year, the Danish government decided to expand the Test Center in Østerild with an additional […]

  • 16 August 2017

    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.

  • 11 December 2012

    Today DONG Energy and Vestas Wind Systems have entered into a cooperation agreement on the testing of Vestas’ V164-8.0 MW wind turbine at Test Centre Østerild in Denmark. Through this agreement, DONG Energy becomes involved earlier in Vestas´ development of the V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbine than previously envisaged. This ensures DONG Energy a detailed […]

  • 31 May 2010
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    After a long debate, the Environment Minister Karen Ellemann has announced that is has now been decided that the test center with 250 meter high wind turbines is to be located in Østerild in Thy. The purpose of the new test center is to test the future’s offshore wind turbines with a height of up […]

  • 14 January 2020

    The nacelle of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine is being assembled at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark. The nacelle arrived in Østerild about a week ago, while the three blades were set to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled shortly after. The nacelle prototype was produced in Brande, while […]

  • 11 December 2013

    This week Vestas transported the three 80m blades for the world’s most powerful wind turbine to the Danish national test centre for large wind turbines in Østerild. The blades were produced at Vestas’ R&D facilities on the Isle of Wight, UK, and were transported from Hanstholm in northern Denmark to Østerild. The V164-8.0 MW will […]

  • 21 March 2017

    Danish Government has approved the expansion of the national wind turbine test centres in Østerild and Høvsøre. Four new sites will be added, facilitating testing of turbines of up to 330 metres.

  • 10 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has begun the production of turbines for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. GE, in charge of providing 80 Haliade 150-6MW turbines for the project, said that the routing of components and materials is currently underway at its Saint-Nazaire production site. The Haliade unit destined for the 480MW French wind farm was tested onshore […]

  • 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.

  • 5 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Germany Launches First Competitive Offshore Wind Tender, 1.55GW Up for Grabs German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has issued an invitation to tender as part of the first competitive bidding process for offshore wind under which the bidders with the lowest offered prices will be awarded contracts. Siemens Installs 8MW Prototype in Østerild Siemens has installed the […]

  • 4 July 2016

    French transport engineering company, Octra, and her Madrid home-based sister company, Coordinadora, have transported GE’s ‪Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbine to its onshore testing location in Osterild, Denmark.  Three tower sections embarked the journey in Northern Spain, where the manufacturing facility is located, while the nacelle was picked up in France. The Heavy Lift Vessel sailed out […]

  • 24 January 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The MHI Vestas V174-9.5MW prototype turbine has been installed at the Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark. According to MHI Vestas, the robust test program at the Danish test center will enable the thorough monitoring of the reliability and performance output of the flagship offshore wind turbine. “The construction of the V174-9.5 MW prototype at […]

  • 30 January 2013

    As DONG Energy, A2SEA and Siemens announced the installation of the first two 6-MW wind turbines at the Gunfleet Sands III site, Siemens has published a video that shows this pioneering work: The 6 megawatt wind turbine from Siemens has already been tested onshore at Høvsøre test center and at Østerild test center in Denmark, […]

  • 18 September 2018

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

  • 20 August 2017

    Oleg Strashnov Installs First Beatrice Jacket Foundation Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed the first of 86 jacket foundations on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland. Boskalis Buys Gardline Group Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired all shares of the UK-based Gardline Group. U.S. Oil & Gas […]

  • 12 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Last year, Vestas increased turbine capacity of V164 platform to 8 MW. The platform was developed with a possible potential of increasing the turbine size from the very beginning. In December 2012, DONG Energy and Vestas entered into a cooperation agreement on the testing of the V164-8.0 MW wind turbine at Test Centre Østerild in […]

  • 4 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    At the beginning of October, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new wind turbine, installed at the test center Østerild, produced enough electricity to power 13,500 Danish households in just 24 hours, thus breaking the world record. A goal that is high on the offshore wind industry list is to reduce the cost per kWh. A cornerstone of […]

  • 27 February 2020

    MacArtney’s new SG 11.0-193 DD Horizontal Single Blade Mounting (HSBM) tool is ready for market after passing a Site Acceptance Test at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark, the company said. Siemens Gamesa recently installed a prototype SG 11.0-193 DD wind turbine at one of the test stands in the Østerild Test Center. The new […]