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  • 30 March 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 144MW Westermeerwind near shore wind farm achieved an important milestone last weekend during which all of its 48 wind turbines reached maximum power output of 3MW per turbine. This led to the wind farm reaching its maximum power production capacity less than a month after Siemens installed the last turbine at the site. The final stages of testing […]

  • 1 December 2014

    Turbine installation is progressing at the NordSee Ost, which is being built 35km north-east off the isle of Helgoland, in an area of around 24km² with water depths ranging from 22 to 25m. In total 48 Senvion 6MW turbines are installed on jacket foundations. This is performed by the Victoria Mathias. And sister vessel Friedrich Ernestine which is helping out by installing rotor blades. Full […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has expanded a recently issued tender for cable storage services to include the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. In October, RTE issued a tender for storage services for the 225kV submarine power cables, and optionally junctions and accessories, for the Saint-Nazaire, Courseulles-sur-Mer and Fécamp offshore wind projects. According to the […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 962-ton Northwester 2 offshore high voltage station has completed its journey from Aalborg, Denmark to the Port of Oostende in Belgium. The Port of Oostende will be a temporary home to the substation prior to the installation at the site some 48 kilometres north-west of Oostende. The substation’s journey from the Bladt Industries’ facilities […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) and RWE Innogy have signed a framework agreement for the supply of nautical and logistical personnel, maritime consulting, audits and surveys related to the operations and maintenance (O&M) phase of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm. So far, EMO had supplied IMCA audits, client representatives and consulting under this contract. […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Just over a month after it was inaugurated, German 295MW Nordsee Ost wind farm encountered a problem. RWE Innogy was forced to shut down the wind farm after one of Senvion 6.2M126 wind turbines suffered a blade loss last Friday. “The turbine has been shut down immediately. Nobody was injured,” said RWE Innogy in a […]

  • 25 July 2011

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MY), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced that it has signed a engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) contract (the “Contract”) with Guangdong Yudean Xuwen Wind Power Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Guangdong Yudean Group Co. Ltd. (“Yudean”) for a […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received the largest order in the companies’ history for the 400 MW Rampion offshore wind power plant in the UK. The order comprises 116 V112-3.45 MW wind turbines and a full scope service contract. Installation of the 116 wind turbines will commence in the first quarter of 2017, with commissioning […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch nearshore wind farm Westermeerwind generated 74GWh of electricity in February, achieving a new production record. This means that the wind farm produced more than 4GWh more than the previous production record of 69.7GWh from October 2017. According to the project developer, February was an exceptionally good wind month, which allowed Westermeerwind to run at […]

  • 17 March 2015

    Siemens kicked off Westermeerwind offshore wind farm construction by installing the first monopile foundation at the Ijsselmeer last week. ‘De Schelde’ pontoon, which serves for transport and installation of monopiles, has been fitted with the 11350 Liebherr crane, owned by Van Oord/Mammoet, for the job. The 35-meter long foundation piles, weighing around 250 tons, have been transported […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Haizea Wind Group (HWG) has inaugurated its wind tower manufacturing plant at the Port of Bilbao in Spain.

  • 15 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy has awarded C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services with a 4-year contract for subsea operations & maintenance works on the Nordsee Ost wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 28 June 2012

    The offshore installation vessel Victoria Mathias has arrived at the construction site of Germany’s offshore wind for the first time. During the so-called sea trials the ship is tested extensively before it will subsequently start its work. At the same time, maintenance work was carried out on the metmast. The vessel which was recently named […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    All foundations of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm have been successfully installed some 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland. A total of 48 jacket foundations were installed for the wind turbines and one for the substation in water up to 25 metres deep. Each of the foundations for the wind turbines is […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    At the end of the last month, innogy sent a drone to inspect the blades on a turbine at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm for the first time.

  • 21 March 2012

    REpower Systems SE and Belgian offshore project development company C-Power NV yesterday installed the world’s most powerful offshore turbine, 28 kilometres off the port of Oostende. The turbine with a rated power of 6.15 megawatts (MW) is the first of 48 REpower 6M to be constructed in the phases 2 and 3 of the Belgian […]

  • 26 November 2010

    REpower to deliver 48 turbines of the 6M type for phases 2 and 3 Biggest project financing in the offshore wind industry Installations planned for 2012 and 2013 respectively REpower Systems AG (WKN 617703) and the Belgian offshore project development company C-Power have signed a contract agreeing the delivery of 48 wind energy turbines of […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    nCentric has won a contract by Jan De Nul to deliver a wireless communication system for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. nCentric will provide a solution with its Mesh technology in combination with private 5G on four of Jan De Nul’s installation vessels during the offshore installation works at the 219MW wind farm. Under […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Engie Fabricom and Iemants consortium has shipped the first of two offshore substations built for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea from the construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium.

  • 9 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Westnetz technicians from the Regional Center Münster will be on call in case of a cable fault at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm, ensuring emergency service of the cables on the high seas.

  • 14 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Frédéric Lalanne (48) joins Alstom Grid—the Group’s power transmission sector— as SVP Sales and Marketing. He is a member of the Alstom Grid Management Committee and reports to Alstom Grid President, Grégoire Poux-Guillaume. Frédéric Lalanne holds a master of Sciences & Technology (1988), a post graduate degree in business administration of Paris’ Institut d’ Administration des Entreprises (1990) and […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UAE-based Lamprell has held a steel cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of jacket foundations for the 950MW Moray East wind project offshore Scotland. GeoSea, part of DEME Offshore, the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contractor for the project’s 100 wind turbine foundations and three offshore substation foundations, contracted Lamprell to fabricate 45 wind turbine and […]

  • 20 November 2012

    The official Steel Cutting Ceremony for Seajacks’ fourth vessel was held on 20 November 2012 at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in Dubai. Self-propelled and self-elevating, Seajacks Hydra has been specifically designed for installation and maintenance services in the offshore wind and oil and gas sectors. The vessel will be equipped with a high speed jacking system, 400t […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics

    Haizea Wind Group’s facility in the Port of Bilbao has obtained five Lloyd’s ISO, EN and OSHAS certificates since its inauguration a little over two months ago.

  • 28 September 2017

    Europe has the potential of reaching a total of 70GW of installed offshore wind energy by 2030.

  • 4 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Belgium-based company nCentric has delivered a wireless solution to provide internet at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in Germany and the vessels working on it.