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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has leased additional area at the Port of Esbjerg to accommodate pre-assembly and shipment of offshore wind turbine components. The company moved into the new East Port in 2013, and carried out five projects from the facility since then. With growing operations, MHI Vestas decided to double its lease at the port. The total space […]
As the first anniversary of the creation of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind approaches the company looks back on a pretty good year as it lands its first commercial order for the much heralded V164-8.0 MW® and is named the preferred supplier for the Walney Extension project. The company has already seen employee numbers grow and […]
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will serial manufacture the 80m blade for the V164-8.0 MW, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine on the Isle of Wight off the southern coast of the UK. The announcement is the first part of a wider industrialisation strategy in the UK which is expected to result in up to […]
3sun Group has secured a contract with MHI Vestas Offshore for the electrical and mechanical completion of 73 V112-3.0MW turbines to be installed at the Humber Gateway Offshore Windfarm. 3sun Group, under its subsidiary Dawson Energy, last worked with Vestas in 2001 and has installed over 160 of their turbines for onshore wind farms, but […]
Hull could become a hub for offshore wind manufacturing facilities, judging on the claims that the newly formed company between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas could build its wind turbine factory in the city. It has been just a little over a month since Siemens decided to invest a large amount of money in […]
Following the approval from all relevant authorities, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been formally established as of 1 April 2014. The joint venture is responsible for the design, further development, procurement, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and service related to the V164-8.0 MW turbine as well as all marketing, sales and after-sales service related to offshore wind. […]
MHI Vestas and Esvagt have signed a contract for a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) that will be deployed on the Moray East offshore wind farm from 2021. Subsequently, Esvagt placed an order with Havyard, which will design and build the new vessel.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has appointed Jason Folsom to its team, marking the company’s first official hire in the U.S. market.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has secured final certification for the V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine model.
A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-East Scotland after the world’s most powerful single turbine was installed on Monday, 09 April, for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Two Towers B.V., the consortium developing the 19MW Borssele V demonstrator wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred wind turbine supplier.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed preferred supplier agreements in Taiwan with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and China Steel Corporation (CSC).
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.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems have appointed Philippe Kavafyan to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Lars Bondo Krogsgaard to Co-Chief Executive Officer (Co-CEO) of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine, the V164-9.5MW, will have all testing and verification of the wind turbine’s gearbox and main bearings carried out at the university’s 15MW test bench.
Triton Knoll has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as its preferred turbine supplier and its plans to use 90 of its 9.5 MW turbines to generate power on the 860MW wind farm off Lincolnshire, England.
MHI Vestas has returned to Esvagt and chartered a new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for a period of fifteen years.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has unveiled its uprated 8MW wind turbine which enables the platform to reach 9MW at specific site conditions.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas will both continue to have 50 per cent stake in their joint venture dedicated to the development and supply of offshore wind turbines. Namely, when the companies teamed up to serve the offshore wind industry in 2013, they agreed on equity ownership ratios of 50 per cent for each of them, with […]
This morning, Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) announced the establishment of a joint venture (JV) with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), which is dedicated to offshore wind energy. The establishment of this joint venture is a response by the two companies to the strong growth potential of the offshore wind market, for which their current […]
Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.(MHI)are negotiating on a plan by Vestas to build an 8MW offshore wind turbine. It would be the largest offshore wind turbine with approximately 30% more power than the current record-holder, Siemens’ 6MW turbine. This information came yesterday from Vestas’ CFO Dag Andresen, right after the company […]
The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies. “The approval of these contracts is an important step toward the completion of the largest offshore wind project in the country, which will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide Massachusetts […]
Vryhof has selected FMGC (Fonderie et Mécanique Générale Castelbriantaise) to provide its clump weights for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project offshore Portugal. WindFloat Atlantic, owned by Windplus SA, is expected to be fully operational in the second half of 2019 some 20 kilometers from Viana do Castelo in Portugal at a depth of […]
The UK and Scottish Governments are holding a summit in Edinburgh dedicated to looking at maximizing the offshore wind sector. The event will take place on 2 May and will bring together trade unions, offshore wind developers and supply chain companies to look at how UK companies can benefit more from the build-out of offshore wind […]
Heavy lift vessel Seaway Strashnov has installed the jacket foundation and the substation topside on the 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. “With the installation of the offshore substation completed, we have once more accomplished another milestone on schedule,” said Jens Poulsen, Project Director at Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH. “In […]