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Norwegian ship operator Olympic Subsea has entered into an agreement with Adwen GmbH, a subsidiary of Siemens Gamesa, for the vessel Olympic Orion. The contract period is firm for six months with further options. The contract commencement is in the second quarter of 2019. Olympic Subsea did not disclose any further contract details. ''We see it […]
Adwen GmbH will shut down the production and repair plant in Bremerhaven and close the sites in Bremen and Emden, with the service operation in Bremerhaven remaining in place.
Adwen will cut 260 jobs in Germany as a consequence of its integration into Siemens Gamesa, as well as due to the parent company's global restructuring plans.
The nacelle of the damaged Adwen M5000 (AD 5-116) wind turbine will be replaced on the Alpha Ventus, Germany's first offshore wind farm, with preparatory work scheduled to begin soon, the wind farm's operator said.
BOA's offshore construction vessel (OCV) BOA Sub C has begun a five-month contract with Adwen.
A rear part of a nacelle panel on one of the Adwen M5000 (AD 5-116) wind turbines installed on the Alpha Ventus wind farm in the German North Sea has broken off and fell into the sea, the operator of the wind farm reports.
Canada-based Bridgemans Services Group (BSG) has entered into an agreement with Adwen Offshore to provide full-service accommodation support on the Wikinger offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea.
Siemens Gamesa's ongoing integration of legacy structures will affect up to 6,000 employees and, being part of Siemens Gamesa, Adwen is no exception with some of its people soon to lose their jobs after negotiations with the works council began in May.
Adwen has chartered Olympic Subsea's vessel Olympic Intervention IV for operations & maintenance at three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea. The DP2 vessel has been fitted with a SafeWay gangway, marking the first commercial operation for this motion compensated offshore access system in the offshore wind sector.
Siemens Gamesa will deliver its 8MW offshore wind turbine (D8) for two projects off the French coast: Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier, totalling almost 1GW, replacing Adwen's AD8 model. The recently created company – and the owner of Adwen – also plans to do this for Ailes Marines' Bay of Saint-Brieuc project.
Siemens Gamesa has agreed to integrate Adwen within the group's broader offshore operations, which will allow it to better serve its customers and maximise business opportunities, Siemens Gamesa informed in its Q3 report, released on 26 July.
Adwen's prototype 8MW wind turbine generator, currently under construction in Bremerhaven, Germany is now mechanically complete, the company told Offshore WIND.
Adwen has entered the final stages of the installation of its AD 8-180 offshore wind turbine prototype in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Adwen has filed applications for construction permits for two wind turbine manufacturing factories in Le Havre, France, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND following reports in French media.
The 88m blade designed and produced for Adwen’s 8MW offshore wind turbine has arrived to ORE Catapult's blade test facilities at Blyth, where it will undergo a series of static and fatigue tests as part of a European-funded project.
French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva has finalized the sale of its 50% stake in the offshore turbine manufacturer Adwen to Spain's Gamesa. Gamesa and Areva formed the Adwen joint venture in March 2015, with both companies investing around EUR 200 million, offering two 5MW turbine types (AD 5-135 and AD 5-132 ) and […]
Areva has decided to sell its 50% stake in the offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen for EUR 60 million to Gamesa, with which Areva had a 50-50 ownership in the joint venture and which is now in a merger process with Siemens. The completion of the sale and purchase of the shares of Adwen owned by […]
Areva is set to sell its stake in Adwen to Siemens and Gamesa on Wednesday, Le Figaro reported. The 50% share Areva holds in the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a joint venture between Areva and Spain’s Gamesa, will be sold for EUR 60 million, according to the French newspaper. As part of the merger agreement between Gamesa […]
Adwen and Winergy have presented the jointly developed gearbox for Adwen's AD 8-180 offshore wind turbine which, with an input torque of close to 10,000 kilonewton-meters (kNm) and a weight of 86 tonnes, is the largest wind turbine gearbox ever built in the world. Winergy’s gearbox was designed exclusively for the AD 8-180 wind turbine. It […]
Gamesa and Siemens have rejected GE's first bid to buy offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen, Reuters cited sources familiar with the matter as saying. However, GE still has an option to improve its bid before the deadline, a source told Reuters. Adwen is a 50-50 joint venture established in March 2015 between Gamesa and France's […]
Offshore wind turbine maker Adwen has begun the civil works on the site in Bremerhaven where the first prototype of its AD 8-180 wind turbine will be installed. The main components of the wind turbine will arrive gradually until the installation starts in the fourth quarter of the year. The turbine's drivetrain is currently being […]
General Electric (GE) plans to submit a bid to buy the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a 50 -50 joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, this week, according to the French magazine La Lettre de l'Expansion. The magazine did not disclose any further information apart from adding that GE could submit the bid as early […]
The Hamburg-based wind turbine maker Senvion is reportedly getting ready to throw in its bid for Adwen, a 50-50 offshore wind joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, Reuters cited people familiar with the matter as saying. Senvion would thus compete against General Electric (GE), who reportedly entered into talks with Siemens, Gamesa and Areva to buy Adwen back in […]
Adwen and LM Wind Power have presented an 88.4-metre blade, specifically designed for Adwen's AD 8-180 wind turbine model. The first of the longest blades in the world has just been manufactured at LM Wind Power's factory in Lunderskov, Denmark, and will be transported to a facility in Aalborg in the following days, where it will […]
French energy company Areva has agreed to waive existing contractual restrictions in Gamesa's and Areva's offshore wind joint venture, Adwen, simplifying the merger between Gamesa and Siemens, the binding agreement for which was signed on Friday, 17 June. As part of these agreements, Gamesa - in alignment with Siemens- grants Areva a put option for Areva's 50 […]
General Electric (GE) has entered into talks with Areva, Gamesa, Siemens and the French state to discuss the potential acquisition of Adwen, a 50 - 50 offshore wind joint venture between Areva and Gamesa, Jeff Immelt, GE's CEO, told French daily Le Figaro. GE took over Alstom’s power and grid businesses last year, which included 1.5GW of […]