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  • 1 October 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”,  in the port of Ostend, Belgium.  The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm has reached financial close, Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) said. Formosa 2 has been jointly developed by Macquarie Capital (75%) and Swancor Renewable Energy (25%). GIG will now play a role in delivering the project through its construction phase. The 376MW offshore wind project located off the coast of Miaoli […]

  • 2 November 2010
    Technology

    Gamesa Technology Corp., a world leader in wind turbine manufacturing, will launch its new G97-2.0 megawatt (MW) turbine platform for the North American market at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s annual conference and exhibition, one of the wind energy industry’s premier events. The new G97-2.0 MW Class IIIA model is specially designed for low-wind sites, […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan from partners Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and Swancor Renewable Energy. The project, located in Miaoli county, will consist of 47 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and construction is expected to begin in 2020. The wind […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Hull-based electrical engineering firm Pearson Electrical has signed a framework agreement to provide maintenance work on A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel Sea Challenger being used to transport Siemens turbine components from Green Port Hull and install them on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm.

  • 4 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Finnish offshore wind developer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy has inaugurated the 42MW Tahkoluoto wind farm, the world’s first offshore wind farm built for icy conditions.

  • 22 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines has announced that it will carry out upkeep activities on its SeaGen tidal turbine system on Monday, 25th November. The system’s crossbeam will be raised for inspection and maintenance work, and it is expected that the crossbeam will be raised for a period of 2 days, the company said in its […]

  • 7 December 2016

    A2SEA has contracted Aqualis Offshore to perform engineering consultancy services for wind turbine installation works at the Horns Rev 3 wind farm offshore Denmark. Aqualis Offshore’s London-office will provide structural site assessments at the locations where A2SEA’s SEA INSTALLER jack-up vessel will install 49 MHI Vestas 8.3MW wind turbines. “We have recently supported A2SEA and […]

  • 13 June 2017

    8.2 Consulting’s inspection portfolio regarding wind turbine generators and conformity checks along grid connection certification activities have been accredited as inspection body by DAkkS (German Accreditation Body) according to DIN ISO/IEC 17020.

  • 18 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s jack up Sea Installer, together with DONG Energy and Siemens Wind Power, installed the first Siemens 6MW turbine on the 573MW Race Bank wind farm off North Norfolk on 9 May.

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has reported an offshore wind turbine order intake of 328MW in the second quarter of 2018 – a drop from 576MW posted in the previous quarter.

  • 8 November 2013
    Technology

    Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine prototype in Arinaga Quay, in Canary Islands, marked record-high power generation for wind turbines in Spain on November 2.  The wind turbine produced 118.05 MWh of electricity, surpassing the previous record of 107.82 MWh, similarly achieved by other company’s product, the G128-4.5 MW turbine. This milestone demonstrates the turbine’s tremendous reliability […]

  • 10 May 2015

    VIDEO: Installation of 6MW Wind Turbine at Westermost Rough A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel Sea Challenger has recently installed the last 6MW turbine at Westermost Rough. Siemens Reorganizes Company. 4,500 People to Lose Jobs Siemens announced today that it is on track with the implementation of its concept for the company’s strategic realignment. Kentish Flats Extension […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Vessels

    On Thursday, 19 May, the last turbine was erected at the Gode Wind site in the German part of the North Sea from A2SEA’s installation vessel Sea Challenger.  With all 97 Siemens 6MW turbines installed at the offshore wind farms Gode Wind 1 and Gode Wind 2, the project’s total capacity of 582MW will deliver enough green […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    GeoSea, part of DEME Group, has completed the acquisition of A2SEA from DONG Energy and Siemens. 

  • 17 July 2013
    R&D, Technology

    SSP Technology of Kirkeby, Denmark has completed three prototype wind turbine blades for Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The 83,5 meters blades are leaving SSP Technology’s factory on July 16-18 2013 and are on their way to Scotland for the installation on a 7 MW test offshore turbine. The blades are being transported on heavy load […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Gamesa Technology Corp., Inc. will study and test a variety of components and systems that will guide development of the next generation of wind turbines designed specifically for the U.S. marketplace. The public-private partnership expects to focus on innovations that will enhance the capabilities […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has completed the installation of jacket foundations at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir, chartered by Jan De Nul, was responsible for installing the 1,100 metric tonne jackets at the site some 10km off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County. Earlier this […]

  • 20 July 2014

    Seaway Installs Sylwin Alpha Converter Platform Under the direction of Seaway Heavy Lifting, one of the world’s largest converter platforms has been installed off Sylt, an East Frisian Island. MHI Vestas Planning 10 MW Turbine? Vestas revealed it is planning to test what could be the world’s largest offshore wind turbine. VIDEO: Installation of Westermost […]

  • 10 December 2012

    On 7 December 2012, A2SEA’s new installation vessel, SEA INSTALLER, arrives in the port of Esbjerg, Denmark. Her journey began on 20 October 2012 as she departed from Qidong in China where she had spent the last 24 months under construction at COSCO shipyard. ”We are very proud of being able to welcome SEA INSTALLER and […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Technology

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is presenting at the EWEA trade fair for the twelfth year running. This year it is showcasing how its product portfolio has developed and evolved with the aim of offering competitive technology solutions that lower its end customers’ Cost of Energy (CoE). Gamesa provides an overview of […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Team Developing 5 MW Wind Turbine for Rapidly Growing Global Offshore Market, HHI to Begin 5 MW Wind Turbine Production for the Offshore Market in 2011 DEVENS, Mass., U.S. and ULSAN, South Korea – June 9, 2010 – American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, and South Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., […]

  • 1 August 2017

    One Missing After 19 Workers Jump Off Binhai North H2 Offshore Substation on Fire One person is missing as 19 people jumped off of the Binhai North Phase 2 wind farm’s offshore substation into the sea after a fire broke out on 14 July.  Siemens Gamesa Integrates Adwen in Its Offshore Business Siemens Gamesa has […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rotech Subsea Ltd. has completed a major sand-wave clearance scope at the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium. The UK-based company deployed its non-contact TRS2 Controlled Flow Excavation tool to carry out the work for Van Oord. According to Rotech, the result was that instead of the two campaigns originally programmed to clear the route, […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Areva Sells Its Stake in Adwen to Gamesa for EUR 60 Million Areva has decided to sell its 50% stake in the offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen for EUR 60 million to Gamesa, with which Areva had a 50-50 ownership in the joint venture and which is now in a merger process with Siemens. Borssele […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Last night, A2SEA’s Sea Installer completed the installation of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea. At 8:25PM GMT yesterday, the final blade on turbine 32 at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project […]