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  • 30 March 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last of the 35 turbines was lifted into position by A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel Sea Challenger at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm on Friday, March 27.  Westermost Rough, located off the UK’s East Coast, is the first offshore wind farm to make commercial use of the Siemens 6MW wind turbine. The wind farm is […]

  • 21 May 2015

    This month Senvion has connected its 6,000th wind turbine to the public power grid. Eight Senvion 3.0M122 turbines, designed to produce the highest possible yields at low-wind sites, have been running since May 2015 at the Hollich community wind farm in Burgsteinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Since its inception, the company has installed turbines with a total rated power of […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Technology

    Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, has erected the prototype of its new 6.2M152. Located onshore near Langen-Neuenwalde, the wind turbine, owned by EWE Erneuerbare Energien subsidiary EWE AG, is scheduled to be fully commissioned by the end of the year. With the rotor star 152 meters in diameter, energy yield will be […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has signed a turbine supply agreement with Highland Group Holdings Limited (Laidlaw Capital Group) for the 402 MW Veja Mate offshore wind power plant. The contract for the project, on which the investment decision is yet to be made, was signed at EWEA Offshore in Copenhagen this week. The project will consist of 67 […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Technology

    The 6th Bristol Tidal Forum, a day full of information about global opportunities for tidal energy, will be held in Geographical Sciences Building of University of Bristol on April 24. There will be a great line up of speakers for the two morning sessions as well as a panel session in the afternoon with the […]

  • 12 July 2015

    ABB Wins French Multi-Million Offshore Wind Job ABB has won a contract worth around $25 million from the electrical transmission system operator RTE France to supply transformer products and services for grid connections for ongoing French offshore wind power projects. Bilfinger Wins the Race Bilfinger Mars Offshore has won an order for the production of […]

  • 4 January 2011

    The UK’s renewable electricity supply reached an all time high last autumn exceeding 8.6% of the total supply in Q3. According to Government… (energyefficiencynews) [mappress] Source: energyefficiencynews, January 04, 2011

  • 16 October 2015

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has completed the conceptual design phase of its CETO 6 Project at Garden Island. The CETO 6 concept design is the culmination of work commenced in 2012 and incorporates lessons learnt from the Perth Wave Energy Project, recent wave tank testing in Scotland, internal design and modelling studies […]

  • 20 May 2014

    As the modern technological developments move forward so does the scale of the technological solutions. One of such examples is Alstom’s Haliade™ 150-6MW wind turbine, the largest offshore wind turbine to be installed offshore. The turbine has a 15% better yield comparing to existing turbines. With a rotor diameter of 150 meters it can provide […]

  • 12 January 2014

    Vestas Makes Major Progress in Wind Industry Vestas has received a record number of wind turbine orders per month in December, which amount to 1,346 MW. Germany: A2SEA to Install 97 Turbines on Gode Wind A2SEA has signed a contract with DONG Energy to install 97 turbines on Gode Wind 1 + 2 in the […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    6 Alpha Associates, the strategic advisor for managing high risk offshore initiatives, has signed a long-term framework contract with TenneT, the European grid operator responsible for connecting offshore wind projects to the German electricity network. The agreement will see 6 Alpha Associates provide complex survey and risk management advice for unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited released the design of its commercial generation CETO 6 unit to be used following the current Perth Wave Energy Project (Perth Project) as the company’s first production unit for sale. The CETO 6 unit will have a 1MW (1000kW) power capacity, some four times of the current CETO 5 generation being […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German wind farm developer and operator wpd has signed a contract with Senvion for Nordergründe offshore wind farm, under which Senvion will provide 18 of its 6 megawatt turbines. The companies signed the contract for delivery, installation and commissioning of the 18 Senvion 6.2M126 on 20 February in Bremen. With the Senvion 6.2M126, wind turbines of […]

  • 12 April 2015

    Dong Enters US Offshore Wind Market DONG Energy has taken over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s (RES) more than 1000MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. First 8 Eneco Luchterduinen Turbines Onboard ‘Aeolus’ With the first days of April, Van Oord’s Aeolus arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to pick up parts of the […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vestas maintains its full-year guidance and the focus on cost reductions, low investments and increased capacity utilisation continues. In the first quarter of 2013, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 1,096m – a decrease of 1 per cent to the year-earlier period. EBIT before special items increased by EUR 96m to EUR (108)m. The EBIT margin […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siemens reported today that it had received an order for 56 of its SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines, including a 15-year service contract, for the Galloper offshore wind farm, for which the final investment decision was reached today. So far, the company has sold about 300 of its SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines to UK and German projects. Siemens is […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Gaditana de Chorro y Limpieza has won a contract to carry out coating works on the DolWin6 grid connection in the German North Sea. The Spanish company is in charge of the surface preparation and coating application of the offshore substation, jacket foundation, bridge connection, and offshore hook-ups and touch-ups after transport and installation. The […]

  • 12 May 2013

    Denmark: Dong Saves Three Days Per Installed Cable Each time, a cable is installed between wind turbines at an offshore wind farm, time spent offshore can be reduced by approximately three days. A new cable laying concept from DONG Energy points the way to reducing costs.  First Wind Turbine Installed at Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 24 July 2014

    Siemens Energy has obtained type certification by certifying body DNV GL for the company’s innovative D6 offshore wind turbine. The model Siemens SWT-6.0-154 is equipped with a modern direct drive generator, rated at 6 megawatts (MW) and equipped with a 154 meter rotor. The official certificate is a further step in ramping up the serial […]

  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Van Oord, Highland Group Team Up for Deutsche Bucht OWF Van Oord and Highland Group Holdings […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed two of its SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbines at an onshore site in Wehlens near Wilhelmshaven. This represents the first onshore installation of 6MW offshore turbines, however it is already being installed at 210MW Westermost Rought offshore wind farm. Project owner Bioenergie Nord GmbH and planning engineering agency Pommer & Schwarz selected the […]

  • 14 November 2013

    The Switch recently announced their new PMG8600-400, a medium-speed permanent magnet generator with a power rating of 8.6 MW. The generator features outstanding drive train availability and system efficiency, as well as high reliability. Their 8.6 MW permanent magnet generator (PMG) for offshore use successfully passed initial no-load testing earlier this month. Check out this […]

  • 6 December 2015

    Samso Turbine Breaks Off and Crashes into Sea Denmark’s Samso offshore wind farm, also known as Paludans Flak, is out of action after one of the turbines collapsed and crashed into the sea early Saturday morning, Søren Hermansen, Director of the Samso Energy Academy, confirmed to Offshore WIND. EU Funds New Offshore Wind Project EDP […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Jiangsu Province in China has approved 24 offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 6.7GW. The total investment in the projects will amount to CNY 122.29 billion, which is approximately USD 18 billion, the provincial authorities stated. According to the government-supported Xinhua Daily news site, the announcement is part of the province’s 10GW offshore […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]

  • 6 April 2014

    VIDEO: World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine As the MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joint venture has been formally established as of today, the newborn company released a video (see below) on their main focus, the 8 MW wind turbine. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Established Following the approval from all relevant authorities, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has […]