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  • 15 January 2016

    GE Power Conversion has created a higher density power stack that will enable wind converters to remain small in size while delivering more power. The LV3 power stack has increased density, reaching 1250 amps compared to previous offerings of 1000 amps. Looking at the wind sector in particular, when implanted at the heart of GE’s LV3 converter, it […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    GE has appointed Azeez Mohammed as the President and CEO of GE Energy Connections’ Power Conversion business, effective July 11, 2016. Mohammed comes to Power Conversion from his most recent role as President and CEO of GE’s Power Services business for Middle East and Africa. Responsible for continuing to build the Power Conversion business, Mohammed will […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has signed a contract to equip offshore wind turbines manufactured by Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment (Sewind) with 4MW Fully Fed LV3 wind converters. Totalling 1GW, the deal is set to be one of the biggest offshore wind projects in China, GE said. The converters will be manufactured in GE’s Shanghai facility. “In a fast growing […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has issued two separate calls for bids, one for a detailed design of an offshore platform, and the other for an EPC contract for submarine cables that will link the company’s Modular Offshore Grid to the mainland infrastructure. The OSY platform will be situated up to 45 kms offshore Belgian North Sea […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Teesside-based Steel River Consultants (SRC) has appointed a new member of the team to help spearhead the group’s drive to become a major player in the renewables sector. Rob Dotchin, 48, has extensive experience of HSE leadership having worked for Siemens Renewables, both on-shore and off-shore, and LV Shipping, where he was UK health, safety, […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Teesside-based Steel River Consultants (SRC) has appointed a new member of the team to help spearhead the group’s drive to become a major player in the renewables sector.  Rob Dotchin, 48, has extensive experience of HSE leadership having worked for Siemens Renewables, both on-shore and off-shore, and LV Shipping, where he was UK health, safety, quality […]

  • 30 September 2015

    Ingeteam Power Technology S.A. is conducting two power conversion projects in the wind energy sector. Within the project Offshore medium voltage for multimegawatts solutions based on modules up to 4.5MW (Offshore 4.5MW Module), Ingeteam is working on the development of medium voltage energy conversion systems for a wide range of output power, between 3MW and 13.5MW, […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) is seeking a company to provide the basic design of an offshore substation (OSS) which will connect an offshore wind farm off Dunkirk to the French grid.

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nine finalists will line up to compete for the East of England’s top awards for new ideas in the energy industry. Companies from across all aspects of the energy world are challenging for the 2014 Energy Innovation Awards to be staged by EEEGR, the East of England Energy Group, at Norwich City Football Club’s Top […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens Gamesa has contracted Nexans to supply Windlink cables for its offshore and onshore wind turbines across the world. Under the two-year contract, Nexans will provide ready-to-install medium voltage (MV) cable kits, including 72kV cable kits to meet the demand for offshore wind farms to operate at higher voltages. The company will also supply a […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN and Dong Energy, is looking to award contracts for the manufacturing and additional construction work of foundations for two proposed offshore wind farms off the French coast.  Some 75 monopiles and associated transition pieces will be needed for the Courseulles-sur-Mer wind farm, whilst the Saint Nazaire wind farm is planned […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has installed a helideck on the first out of the three substation topsides currently under construction for DONG Energy’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ENGIE Fabricom-Tractebel and Iemants have joined forces to carry out engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of an offshore substation and an associated jacket for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.  ENGIE Fabricom is in charge of the overall integration of all systems of the offshore substation which will be built throughout 2016 […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Since entering the renewables market, H&Askham has been extremely active at a number of GROW:OffshoreWind events, taking full advantage of the advice and strategic support available. Claire Cooper, Business Development Manager, said: “Over time, the programme has really picked up momentum and become increasingly more useful for us as a business. The events hosted and facilitated […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Hornsea Project One offshore substation topside Z12 has been loaded onto a barge and is awaiting sail out to the installation site some 120 kilometres off Yorkshire, UK.

  • 30 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has sent off the last two offshore substation topsides for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm from its site in Aalborg, Denmark.

  • 18 May 2016

    DONG Energy has ordered three substation topsides for its Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm from Bladt Industries. Bladt and its partner Semco Maritime deemed the order as historical, since this is the first time that a contract has been signed for three topsides at the same time. Bladt Industries is responsible for fabricating the steel structures of the substation […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ramboll Danmark A/S has won a contract to provide a detailed design of the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform for the Modular Offshore Grid project being developed by Belgian transmission system operator Elia.  The OSY platform will be situated up to 45 kilometres off Belgian North Sea coast, in water depths between 30m-35m. The detailed design scope comprises but is […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. “We have signed new orders of 671.5MW during the quarter, and our signed orderbook continues to grow strongly and has now reached a historic high […]

  • 19 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based 3D graphics company 3DW has recently completed an interactive 3D model of the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm for Vattenfall. The Swedish energy company will use the 3D model of the wind farm at their public consultation for the scheme, which will be held across Norfolk, UK,  from 18 to 29 October. The […]

  • 22 December 2016

    Combination of higher wind speeds, compared to last year, and increased onshore wind capacity led to a rise in wind energy-generated power in the UK in Q3 2016, where offshore wind generation rose from 3.4TWh in 2015 Q3 to 3.5TWh and onshore wind generated 4.6TWh in 2016 Q3, up from 3.8TWh for the same period last year. Renewable electricity […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    For the first 6 months of 2012 E.ON expects its group EBITDA to be around EUR 6.7 billion (prior year: around EUR 4.3 billion) and its underlying net income to be around EUR 3.3 billion (prior year: around EUR 0.9 billion). The extraordinary increase results from the positive effect published with our ad-hoc announcement as […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark has inaugurated Vattenfall’s 407MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm at an event held in the Port of Hvide Sande. Mette Frederiksen, Denmark’s Prime Minister, and Dan Jørgensen, Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, also attended the inauguration of the wind farm. Located 25 to 40 kilometres […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    The BorWin3 offshore wind grid connection in the German North Sea has started transmitting power. According to Petrofac, the 900MW project has begun converting three-phase electric power generated by offshore wind farms into direct current and transmitting it 160km back to shore into the German national grid. “We are delighted to have reached this key milestone with […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Nordex Group posted an 8.3 percent increase in sales to EUR 198.3 million in the first quarter of 2012 (previous year: EUR 183.1 million). As expected, business volume thus accounted for just under 20% of the forecast full-year sales. This cyclical effect is typical of the wind power industry. Sales were particularly underpinned […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Statkraft published its Q3 results today, which show that in the third quarter of 2013 the company achieved an underlying1 operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of NOK 1867 million, an improvement of NOK 614 million compared with the corresponding quarter in 2012.  Unrealised currency effects resulted in a net loss of NOK 1681 million, compared […]