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  • 7 October 2015

    Adwen and Fraunhofer IWES have signed an agreement to test the drivetrain for Adwen’s next generation turbine of 8MW rated power, the largest offshore turbine on the market. Under the terms of the agreement, the 8MW drive train will be tested in IWES´s new Dynalab (Dynamic Nacelle Testing Laboratory) site, a unique test stand located […]

  • 28 October 2015

    Adwen has appointed the consortium made up of Egis, Auxitec and Enia Architectes for designing and preparing a detailed implantation scheme of the two factories it plans to build in Le Havre (France). These facilities will produce the nacelles and blades for the 8 MW turbines to be installed in Baie de Saint-Brieuc (2020), Dieppe […]

  • 6 June 2016

    The testing of the drivetrain for Adwen’s 8MW offshore wind turbine (AD 8-180) has begun at IWES Dynamic Nacelle Testing Laboratory (DyNaLab) in Bremerhaven (Germany). The drivetrain is undergoing a test campaign that will last until the end of the year, as part of the validation process, which will cover mechanical and electrical tests on the integral chain […]

  • 18 February 2014

    Vestas has been selected as the preferred supplier by Dong Energy for their offshore wind project in the UK. Namely, Vestas will deliver V164-8.0 MW wind turbines for the extension of the Burbo Bank wind farm. “The performance of the 8 MW turbine from Vestas is very promising. I see this as a very concrete […]

  • 15 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    All three wind turbine blades have been installed on the V164-8.0 MW prototype at the Danish national test centre in Østerild, Vestas announced. The company said that good weather conditions on the night of January 13 allowed the installation of all three 80m long blades of the offshore wind turbine. The turbine will be commissioned […]

  • 27 March 2019

    Wind turbines rated 8MW or higher comprised more than 40% of offshore order capacity in 2018, with MHI Vestas accounting for 64% of this ratings segment, according to new research by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. The Global Wind Turbine Order Analysis: Q1 2019 report writes that the industry announced almost 8GW of offshore order capacity in 2018, […]

  • 18 September 2018

    Siemens Gamesa has modified its new SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine to address conditions across the Asia-Pacific region.

  • 29 June 2016

    Jan De Nul’s vessel Vole au vent will install MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. “Jan De Nul is one of the first to install this new mega turbine and is of course very proud to be a part of this innovative demonstrator project and to work for one of the […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Adwen has signed an agreement with the US-based Sentient Science to validate the drivetrain for the Adwen 8MW offshore wind turbine. Under the terms of the agreement, Sentient Science’s DigitalClone computational testing software will be used to further validate the Adwen 8MW platform drivetrain’s design and standards. Sentient Science says that DigitalClone provides ”an exhaustive and comprehensive validation strategy […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Last night, A2SEA’s Sea Installer completed the installation of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea. At 8:25PM GMT yesterday, the final blade on turbine 32 at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (IWES) have officially signed a contract for validation of the SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbine nacelle.

  • 4 May 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Adwen’s prototype 8MW wind turbine generator, currently under construction in Bremerhaven, Germany is now mechanically complete, the company told Offshore WIND.

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is seeking over 400 production employees and engineers for its Danish production facilities in Nakskov and Lindø to help meet the increasing demand for the V164-8.0 MW turbine platform.

  • 13 January 2017
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has received approval of an amended building consent from German authorities which allows 8MW turbines to be deployed at the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm. The original consent was granted in December 2011. The latest approval has been granted by the German consenting authority Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH). DONG Energy […]

  • 19 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Areva Wind, the wind turbine manufacturer from Bremerhaven, has teamed up with a development company Energiekontor from Bremen to test Areva’s 8MW wind turbine in Asselermoor, Drochtersen, in Lower Saxony, according to German media. The aim of the tests is to obtain a type certification, which is a prerequisite for serial production. The turbine is […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian Norther offshore wind project is advancing as the developer selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred supplier of wind turbines. Norther NV, a joint venture between Eneco and Elicio NV, informed this morning that it had appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as its preferred supplier for the V164-8 MW wind turbines and is now negotiating on […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    DONG Energy has placed the first commercial order for 32 of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s record breaking V164-8.0 MW, the world’s most powerful wind turbine, for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project in the UK. Blades for the project will be manufactured at the recently announced production facility on the Isle of Wight, UK – […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has been appointed as the preferred supplier of V164-8.0 MW turbines for the 252MW Deutsche Bucht project in Germany. The preferred supplier award includes a 15-year full scope service package, maximising the power production on site, MHI Vestas said. Albert Jochems, CEO of Deutsche Bucht said: “We are pleased with the process and […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Vattenfall has chosen the new 8MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbine for its Danish offshore wind farms because it “was simply the cheapest choice in the market measured by cost per generated megawatt-hour electricity,” Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind and Country Manager for Vattenfall in Denmark, said.

  • 16 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    A Bremen-based company, OWP Gennaker GmbH, proposes to set up a new offshore wind farm in Germany, which would be located in the Baltic Sea and would comprise 103 Siemens SWT-8.0-154 turbines with Power Boost that will increase the maximum rated output of the turbines to 8.4MW.  The 865.2MW Gennaker offshore wind farm (Offshore-Windpark Gennaker) would be installed within a […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have reached a conditional agreement for the purchase of 32 units of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s V164-8.0MW offshore wind turbine for installation at the Burbo Bank Extension project in Liverpool Bay off the north-western coast of England. The agreement will become the first commercial order for this powerful […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    MHI Vestas has received an order for four V164 8MW offshore wind turbines, which will be installed at Velling Mærsk onshore wind project in Denmark. The company said that the onshore project will allow testing of installation methods and operations and maintenance procedures prior to the commencement of serial deliveries offshore. Contracting entities for the Veiling Maersk […]

  • 26 April 2016

    Danish Energy and Climate Minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt, yesterday officially inaugurated the 16MW Måde project in Denmark, featuring the first MHI Vestas’ 8MW turbines used in commercial operation. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind delivered the two turbines to European Energy A/S, which developed the Måde project in the port of Esbjerg in cooperation with their local partner […]

  • 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.

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) signed a licensing agreement with Shanghai Electric today, 2 March, under which the Chinese company will manufacture, sell, and install Siemens Gamesa’s 8MW Direct Drive turbine for the offshore wind power projects in mainland China’s territorial waters.

  • 16 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from DONG Energy for the supply of V164-8.0 MW turbines for the 330MW Walney Extension West project in the UK. The order includes a five-year full-scope service contract with an availability guarantee, ensuring optimised performance of the wind power plant with maximum power output. The V164-8.0 MW turbines, rated […]