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  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    GE Grid Solutions has won a contract to design, supply and install the high voltage equipment for the Inch Cape offshore wind project in Scotland.

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge have held a ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, is developing the Saint-Nazaire project some 12km off the coast of Loire-Atlantique. The 480MW wind farm will feature 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines manufactured in […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business is collaborating with HSM Offshore BV in the Netherlands and Iv-Offshore & Energy to deliver the offshore topside platform for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm. In a consortium arrangement, HSM will provide the offshore topside platform designed by Iv-Offshore & Energy, which will house GE’s 220kV and […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has begun the production of turbines for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. GE, in charge of providing 80 Haliade 150-6MW turbines for the project, said that the routing of components and materials is currently underway at its Saint-Nazaire production site. The Haliade unit destined for the 480MW French wind farm was tested onshore […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy and its consortium partners GE Grid Solutions and Société de Dragage International (SDI), part of the DEME Group, have won a contract to design, manufacture, and install the electrical offshore substation for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The contract was awarded by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium between EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the launch of the Fécamp offshore wind project, EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd have revealed the Tier 1 suppliers for the 500 MW French offshore wind farm. Siemens Gamesa will provide 71 SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 7 MW. The contract also includes a 15-year maintenance period. These turbines will […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium has also cut the first steel for the electrical substation for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire.

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE and Alstom announced today that GE has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Thermal, Renewables (“Power”) and Grid businesses of Alstom (ALO.PA) consisting of $13.5 billion (€9.9 billion) enterprise value and $3.4 billion (€2.5 billion) of net cash, totaling $16.9 billion (€12.35 billion). The Alstom board of directors has positively received GE’s offer […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    GE’s Grid Solutions, a division of GE Energy Connections, has appointed VolkerInfra as the provider of substation interconnectors and onshore export cables for the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The contract, worth in excess of £5 million, will see VolerInfra design, supply, install and pre-commission two 132kV onshore export cables, six No 132kV cable circuits in the Galloper substation, […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    GE’s Energy Management President & CEO Mark Begor announced the appointment of Stephan Reimelt as President and CEO of GE’s Power Conversion business, succeeding Joe Mastrangelo who becomes President and CEO of Power Generation Products for GE Power & Water. Power Conversion is GE’s growing business, operating in 160 locations worldwide, with more than 7,000 […]

  • 15 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    GE’s Power Conversion business  has signed a turnkey contract with the Lindoe Offshore Renewables Center (LORC), a Danish center for test of renewable energy technology, for the construction, commissioning and handover of one of the world’s most advanced facilities to test wind turbine nacelles with an output power of up to 10 Megawatts (MW). The […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE said it has updated its April 26 offer to acquire the Power and Grid businesses of Alstom in connection with discussions with Alstom management and the French government on jobs, decision-making in France, access to nuclear steam turbine technology, and support for Alstom Transport. GE’s valuation for Alstom remains unchanged. GE Chairman and CEO […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      GE today announced the successful completion of its $3.2 billion acquisition of Converteam, a leading provider of power conversion and automation systems and high-efficiency power electronics, motors and generators. Converteam’s solutions enable customers in a variety of industries to replace or improve mechanical processes with high-efficiency electric alternatives that deliver better reliability, less maintenance […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission systems operator TenneT has entered into an ”innovation partnership” with a number of companies to develop a 2GW offshore grid connection system. Given that such a platform does not exist, a new platform design and a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that allows increased power transfer is required, TenneT said. To realise […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    As the year draws to a close, Offshore WIND staff bring a reminder of interviews which caught our readers’ attention the most in 2015! GE Has the World’s 2nd Largest Order Backlog Offshore WIND has spoken to Anders Søe-Jensen, CEO of GE’s offshore wind unit, at the EWEA 2015 event in Paris, where the company introduced […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has announced the successful trials of PassiveBoost™, the technology which will allow remote power networks to go DC. This is an important step in lowering the cost of power delivered from offshore installations and increasing the electrical output delivered from renewable energy sources in distant, inhospitable places. Since Edison, electrical engineers at […]

  • 18 November 2015

    Eize de Vries has spoken to Anders Søe-Jensen, CEO of GE’s offshore wind unit, at the EWEA 2015 event in Paris, where the company introduced its new Renewable Energy business, following the acquisition of Alstom’s power and grid businesses. GE Offshore Wind’s brand new nacelle factory in St Nazaire is currently manufacturing five Haliade 150-6MW turbines for the US […]

  • 1 September 2011
    R&D, Technology

      With the wind industry moving toward larger wind turbine platforms in the future, GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company, today announced it has begun work on the first phase of a 2-year, $3 million project from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a next generation wind turbine […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Internationally recognized experts with lifelong experience in the wind industry will be among the speakers at the 10 September conference ‘Advanced Testing of Nacelles’. The conference marks the opening of the LORC Nacelle Testing facility, which provides the world’s most advanced and realistic tests of offshore wind turbines. The conference will focus on realistic validation […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Italian subsea cable specialist Prysmian has completed the DolWin3 High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project in the German North Sea. Prysmian had secured this project in February 2013, with a contract awarded by Alstom Grid (now GE Grid GmbH) on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. DolWin3, the third offshore grid […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Master Point Rope Access Solutions will be the first rope access service provider for Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in the United States, according to the company’s social media pages.

  • 29 June 2016
    Grid Connection

    A new study commissioned by German wind energy industry has revealed considerable acceleration and cost reduction potential in the offshore HVDC grid connection field and has proposed an improved network utilization for short-term elimination of bottlenecks on land.  According to the analysis, there is potential for acceleration of 8 to 14 months in the tendering and contracting […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and DNV GL have formed an alliance with Singapore- and Vietnam-based partners to develop multi-phased, utility-scale wind projects offshore Southern Vietnam.

  • 23 May 2016

    K2 Management has been hired as an independent external expert and offshore wind technical advisor for the Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project (VOWTAP). The company started working on VOWTAP in the second half of 2015, and is still supporting the project to some extent. Work has been focused on reviewing and re-scoping of contracts, validation of tenders, and […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH (EWE OSS) has won a contract to provide technical maintenance of the Merkur offshore substation in the German North Sea.

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]