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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Wind Energy Report Ed 1 2011” report to their offering.  Research and Analysis Highlights: 2010 was a weak year for the wind industry with only 37 GW installed. Once again growth was lead by the Chinese market, which accounted for around one of every two […]

  • 19 June 2019

    Siemens Gamesa and MHI Vestas control the global offshore wind turbine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sector with more than 60% cumulative share expected by 2023, according to recent research from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. In order to win market share from competitors, GE must focus on commercialising the Haliade-X 12MW-220 wind turbine in forthcoming auctions, […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The European Commission will decide on the Siemens-Gamesa merger by 13 March. The deal involves Gamesa absorbing Siemens’s wind power assets in exchange for newly-issued shares in Gamesa, with Siemens owning 59% of the new company and Iberdrola retaining an 8% interest.

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Press release: General Electric of the US and Vestas of Denmark were tied for pole position among turbine manufacturers in the world wind market in 2012 – a record year that saw 48.4GW of new capacity installed. Research by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, published for clients today, finds that a surge of development activity in […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Following reports in Norwegian media about wind energy technology developer Seawind filing for bankruptcy, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s director for the Netherlands, Kees van de Kerk, who pointed out that only the company in Norway is affected by this and that Seawind is now working on resolving the situation to enable moving forward with the demonstration project. 

  • 21 February 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Seawind Systems and Dr. Techn. Olav Olsen have signed a strategic alliance agreement to drive the introduction of 2-bladed offshore wind energy systems using Olav Olsen-designed concrete fixed and floating gravity based structures. The newly set up strategic alliance includes joint investment into Seawind’s 6.2MW Demonstrator project in Norway.

  • 29 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Seawind has signed an agreement with wind farm and solar park operator WRE Hellas to develop small scale offshore wind farms in the Greek Aegan Sea.

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Norway’s Seawind Systems and Enzen Global have formed a partnership through which Enzen will contribute to funding and resourcing Seawind’s hurricane proof, 2-bladed offshore wind technology.

  • 4 October 2012
    Technology

    On September 18, 2012, the actual, real-life sized 3 MW FusionDrive® was unveiled in front of a large audience at the joint The Switch and Moventas stand at Husum WindEnergy 2012. Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen, President and CEO of The Switch, and Arto Lahtela, Senior Vice President, Sales of Moventas, explained why FusionDrive® is the smartest gear […]

  • 9 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Tore Wizelius and Ake Frykberg, of ReWind Offshore, came to Cleveland to share their experience of installing the world’s first freshwater wind farm. The recent visit to Cleveland by two representatives of the Swedish company, ReWind Offshore, which created the world’s first freshwater wind farm, generated much excitement. In a presentation at Case Western Reserve […]

  • 3 December 2017

    Siemens Gamesa: 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine to Be Market-Ready in 2020 Siemens Gamesa has launched a new offshore wind turbine – SG 8.0-167 DD – said to increase the annual energy production (AEP) compared to the 7MW model by 20%. Seawind’s Two-Bladed Turbines to Power Greek Islands Seawind has signed an agreement with wind farm […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Technology

    The full load test run of FusionDrive recently started in the Moventas R&D center in Finland. The gear and generator combination, now in commercial production for DeWind, is a joint effort of Moventas and permanent magnet generator supplier The Switch. The following is an animation video of FusionDrive includig a disassembly demonstration:  [mappress] Offshore WIND […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    A new vessel has been deployed at the Meerwind Süd/Ost offshore wind farm site. Namely, Seewind 1 is carrying out crew transfers from and to the offshore wind farm’s substation near Helgoland, North Sea, Germany. WindMW, a joint-venture between Blackstone Energy Partners and Windland Energieerzeugungs GmbH completed the construction of the wind farm and the […]

  • 28 October 2011

      3Power Energy Group Inc. (“3Power” and the “Company”) announces that the Company has expanded its management team and Board of Directors. The Board believes these additions will provide the Company with the expertise and leadership to advance the Company towards its goals of providing renewable energy to utilities and corporate clients.  Appointment of New […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Technology

    Moventas, one of the industry’s leading wind gear manufacturers, and The Switch, a leading supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages, will today reveal a showpiece of the industry’s smartest wind gear and generator combination, FusionDrive ® . The real-life size, 3 MW FusionDrive ® will be on show at the joint […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Technology

    Humber Gateway offshore wind farm, located 8km off the East Yorkshire coast, just north of the mouth of the river Humber, will have 73 turbines and together the turbines will have an installed capacity of up to 219MW, which is enough electricity to power up to 170,000 UK homes – more than one and a […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Moventas, one of the industry’s leading wind gear manufacturers, and The Switch, a leading supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages, today announced they are delivering the first commercial order for FusionDrive®, the smartest gear and generator combination in the market. The first delivery is going to Germany-based DeWind, one of the […]

  • 1 June 2015

    Dutch offshore wind solutions provider Seawind has developed a novel 6.2MW two-bladed upwind turbine with a 126 metre rotor diameter, plus additional technology for bottom-fixed and floating installations together aimed at driving down the cost of energy decisively. Offshore WIND spoke with chief technical officer Silvestro Caruso about product design philosophy, dedicated technology features and […]

  • 1 February 2018

    Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

  • 1 January 2015

    Under-manning and fatigue threaten WFSV safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. Marubeni and Technip to build Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    50Hertz Transmission GmbH has issued a call for tenders for work on the grid connection of offshore wind farms in the German part of the Baltic Sea. As part of the West Cluster Adlergrund (CWA) offshore grid connection, 50 Hertz requires the construction control and supervision of onshore and offshore cable laying work. These services are expected […]

  • 22 November 2011

    More than 7.000 visitors are expected in the period from 29th November to 1st December to attend the congress and the exhibition being held concurrently in the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition & Convention Center in the course of Offshore 2011. Windcomm offers the opportunity to obtain comprehensive information about the very latest offshore developments in Germany […]

  • 12 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Mocean/DBD Systems/Ewind was selected by Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) to conduct a 2 week long wave tank tests on a unique TLP foundation for deep water sites suitable for the Siemens SWT 6.0-154 6MW offshore wind turbine generators (WTG) and other similar WTGs. The results of the tests conducted on a 1:50 scale model […]