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  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    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 […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva has turned down a non-binding offer made by General Electric (GE) for the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a 50 -50 joint venture between Areva and Spain’s Gamesa, Reuters reports. GE is said to be interested in some of Adwen’s technology and its French order book, but the company […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 March 2017
    R&D, Technology

    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.

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa has offered to sell its 50% stake in Adwen to its French joint venture partner Areva to remove the last hurdle standing in way of its recently announced merger with Siemens, Spain’s daily Expansion cited unnamed sources as saying. The sources told Expansion that banks are already carrying out financial valuation of the potential […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    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 […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    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 […]

  • 24 May 2019

    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 […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    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.

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 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.

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    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.

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    GE, which took over Alstom’s power and grid businesses last year, has its eye on another company developing offshore wind technology – Adwen – a joint venture between Gamesa and Areva that arose as a stumbling block during Gamesa’s merger talks with Siemens.  On Tuesday, Reuters quoted Jerome Pecresse, President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy, as saying that […]

  • 1 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 21 June 2016

    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 […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    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.

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    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 […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reportedly, Siemens is likely to buy Adwen, a joint venture between Areva and Gamesa, as part of its merger with Gamesa.  During these first months of 2016, Siemens and Gamesa have been in final talks over an agreement to merge their wind power businesses and thus make the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer. However, up until now, onshore wind […]

  • 25 January 2016

    Adwen’s 8 MW turbine is already competitive in the offshore wind market, which is continuously working on lowering the Cost of Energy (CoE), Rémi Coulon, Chief Commercial Officer of the joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, told Offshore WIND in an interview. Meeting the goal of €100/MWh by 2020 for offshore wind power is attainable, […]

  • 5 June 2015

    Gamesa has celebrated the fifth edition of its Patents and Inventors Competition. This year’s prize has gone to a rotor positioning invention for which the patent application has already been filed. The invention is the brainchild of Ignacio Fernández Romero and Eugenio Plano Morillo, two engineers that currently work for Adwen, the offshore wind joint venture […]

  • 18 July 2016

    LM Wind Power, which recently presented an 88.4-metre blade for Adwen’s offshore wind turbine, has broken ground at a 17-hectare piece of land in Bergama, Turkey, where it will set up a factory for the manufacture and distribution of wind turbine blades. “The Bergama plant will manufacture blades up to 70 metres initially for the local […]

  • 29 August 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 25 September 2015

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd. has been awarded a contract with Adwen for the transport and installation of 70 units of Adwen 5 MW wind turbine generators for the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm project located in the Baltic Sea within the German exclusive economic zone. The contract will commence during the first quarter of 2017 […]

  • 13 February 2018

    Offshore WIND has chosen a photograph of Eidesvik’s vessel Viking Neptune working at the Wikinger site on 21 January as our latest photo of the day.