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The 100th Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine has been installed at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's Bold Tern is in charge of installing 88 out of the project's total 174 turbines, with A2SEA's Sea Challenger responsible for installing the remaining 86 units. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, Bold Tern recently […]
Ørsted's offshore wind farms in the German North Sea have produced and delivered over 10 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity since the first wind farm started producing in February 2015. The Danish energy company owns and operates four wind farms in the German North Sea with a combined capacity of nearly 1.4GW. "With our four […]
Ørsted has awarded thirteen local organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the latest round of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. This latest round of the fund saw the 100th project being awarded a grant and taking the total number of groups to have benefitted to 105. “Having almost granted £1 million worth of […]
Crew transfer vessel (CTV) operator High Speed Transfers (HST) has placed its fourth order for a Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named HST Euan. The order for HST Euan is the result of a long-term contract won from a client operating out of Belgium, Damen said. “There is strong demand from the offshore […]
German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion, its lenders, and main bond holders have signed a binding loan agreement, setting forth terms for a EUR 100 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) facility. According to Senvion, the DIP facility enables the company to continue its business operations following last week's self-administration filing. The loan has received Board approvals and allows substantial […]
Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa have joined forces to deploy the new SG 10.0-193 DD turbines at the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Siemens Gamesa said it is in final negotiations to secure the contract for the supply of 76 of its 10MW turbines for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 project. […]
Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. The 10 MW rating is made possible through a larger generator diameter, building on the Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive generator technology, the company said. By increasing the rotor diameter to 193 meters, this new wind turbine is said to […]
The Port of Cromarty Firth has signed a contract with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd, the developer of a 950MW offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, which will use the port as an intermediate one during the project construction.
The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) will fund the development of a lightweight, more efficient wind turbine drivetrain system that can help boost offshore wind turbine outputs to beyond 10MW.
The offshore wind industry cannot operate a zero-subsidy project in the same way as an EUR 100 per megawatt-hour wind farm, according to Clym Stock-Williams, Wind Energy Consultant at TNO.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has made it official - its V164 turbine platform has broken the double-digit barrier and has now achieved a power rating of 10MW.
The U.S. State of California's Governor Jerry Brown has signed the Senate Bill No. 100 into law, committing to achieve the 100% renewable energy target by the end of 2045.
After being selected as the preferred turbine supplier for the Moray East offshore wind project in October 2017, MHI Vestas today (21 August) signed a conditional agreement with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited for the supply and installation of one hundred of its V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbines.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signed ten Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with a range of suppliers during the Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind Localization Day in Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday, 8 August.
High Speed Transfers (HST) held a naming ceremony for its Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 on 3 July in Southampton, where the Seawork 2018 exhibition is currently taking place.
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Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Ltd. has officially signed a GBP 100 million contract with J Murphy & Sons for onshore work at innogy's 860MW offshore wind project in the UK.
The portfolio of global offshore wind projects in operation, under construction or in development grew by over 10% in the last year, according to new data from RenewableUK’s Offshore Wind Project Intelligence.
On 17 May, Siemens Gamesa inaugurated a new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid town of San Fernando de Henares, where systems with a capacity of up to 10MW will be tested.
Principle Power has joined a project led by German turbine manufacturer Senvion to develop the Next Generation 10+MW rated, Robust, Reliable and Large Offshore Wind Energy Converters for Clean, Low Cost and Competitive Electricity (ReaLCoE).
Granada Material Handling recently delivered its 1000th wind farm davit crane as part of its contract to supply cranes to Ørsted's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson has said that developing 10-20MW offshore wind turbines will be key to unleashing Europe’s offshore wind energy potential and will help the EU meet its Climate and Energy objectives. WindEurope’s central scenario projects 70GW of offshore wind energy in Europe’s energy mix by 2030, which would meet 9.7% of electricity consumption.
SSE informed that it expects its 2017/2018 capital and investment expenditure to be around GBP 1.6 billion, instead of previously anticipated GBP 1.7 billion. From 1 April to 31 December 2017, SSE's capital spend totalled GBP 1.1 billion and has included, among other things, around GBP 355 million investment in on- and offshore wind.