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  • 15 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has extended the charter of Eidesvik Offshore’s service operation vessel (SOV) Acergy Viking. The long-term contract will commence in direct continuation of the current contract extending the firm period until the end of January 2027. Eidesvik entered into an agreement with Siemens Gamesa for the deployment of Acergy Viking in February 2016, when it was […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy are joining forces to develop a solution that fully integrates an electrolyzer into an offshore wind turbine as a single synchronized system to directly produce green hydrogen. Siemens Gamesa will adapt its development of SG 14-222 DD – the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine – to integrate an electrolysis […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has selected Wind Enterprise, chartered by ZITON, as its main service jack-up vessel for the coming years. Following the tender win, ZITON has lifted the option to buy Wind Enterprise from Vroon, which is expected to be executed soon. The vessel is currently undergoing ten years Class Approval at Fayard shipyard in Denmark […]

  • 8 January 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa, ITM Power, and Element Energy have been awarded EUR 5 million in funding to demonstrate and investigate a combined wind turbine and electrolyser system designed for operation in marine environments. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH2-JU), a public private partnership of the European Commission, has awarded the consortium behind […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with a contract for the pre-assembly, transport and installation of turbines at the Windpark Fryslân project in the Netherlands. GWS’ scope of work includes the transport and storage of components, pre-assembly, offshore installation, and the supply of lifting equipment for all 89 turbines. Pre-assembly work, which will […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a long-term charter contract with Rem Offshore for the newbuild Construction Service Vessel (CSV), Rem Energy. The vessel will be performing maintenance on various wind farms in Germany, the Norwegian supply shipping company said. Rem Inspector will perform the role as a frontrunner to the newbuild and having already […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) with a lump sum EPC contract for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark, under which Muehlhan will provide pre-assembly and ground logistics services. The company will be carrying out the complete mechanical and electrical pre-assembly work for 72 wind turbines, including all crane and lifting […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has commissioned Reygar to develop an industry-first motion comfort monitoring tool capability within its monitoring and reporting platform BareFLEET. The new tool will track and analyze motion, fuel consumption and crew sickness in different cabin locations, with a focus on boosting safety and fitness to work aboard vessels supporting critical multi-day work at […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded FairWind with a contract to assist on pre-assembly work on offshore wind turbines for the Formosa 2 wind farm in Taiwan. FairWind will be responsible for the pre-assembly of the towers for 47 SGRE 8.0 MW wind turbines, scheduled to start in March 2021. “This is an important opportunity for FairWind […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has arranged a EUR 300 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to fund its research and development and innovation (RDI) strategy through 2023. The deal comprises an initial EUR 150 million tranche, and a second tranche for the same amount that may be tapped next year. The EIB loan will be […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    MHI Vestas has chosen Siemens Energy’s low-loss 66 kV distribution transformers for the 114 wind turbines that will make up the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The fluid immersed distribution transformers, for which Siemens Energy said were designed to meet high efficiency requirements, will transform the low voltage of produced electricity to the medium […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has appointed Marc Becker as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Offshore business. Becker served as Managing Director for Germany and Head of Offshore Sales and Projects at Siemens Gamesa before leaving the company in early 2020. Prior to that, Becker had served as COO of […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has produced the 500th nacelle for an offshore wind turbine at its manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven, Germany. The milestone was reached with a nacelle for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The offshore nacelle manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven was opened in 2017 and regular operation started with the first months […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has tested and approved the ZX TM nacelle-based wind LiDAR from ZX Lidars for Power Performance Testing on its wind turbines. The wind turbine supplier tested the technology together with ZX Lidars within a power curve campaign and, based on the achieved results both on the medium range and long range measurements, approved […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Training & Education

    Siemens Gamesa and Boston-based startup Vinci VR have secured funding from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to develop Virtual Reality (VR) training simulations for the offshore wind sector in Massachusetts and the U.S. East Coast. The USD 124,670 grant will be used to create the first Global Wind Organizations (GWO) certified VR training tools, starting with the Basic […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Authorities, Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturers Siemens Gamesa and GE Renewable Energy have filed patent infringement complaints against each other in the United States. Siemens Gamesa filed the patent infringement complaint against GE Renewable Energy in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on 29 September. In the complaint, Siemens Gamesa is alleging that GE’s […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has begun the construction of its offshore wind turbine plant in the Port of Le Havre, France. The company revealed earlier this summer that the consortium led by GTM Normandie-Centre is in charge of the turbine plan construction. As part of the consortium, ENGIE Solutions is responsible for all technical trades for the […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Technology

    Siemens Energy has commissioned a power transmission system for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine installed at the Shantou Haojiang onshore industrial park as part a demo project by Shanghai Electric in China. The system consists of a SF6 (sulfur hexafluoride)-free gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear (GIS), called 8VM1 Blue GIS, and a liquid-immersed distribution transformer with ester […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa has partnered with Acteon to jointly provide a fully integrated turbine operations and maintenance package for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together to fully optimize the wind turbine service and Balance of Plant O&M work scopes to provide integrated asset management services […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    At its virtual Capital Markets Day held on 27 August, Siemens Gamesa presented “a refreshed” corporate strategy which revolves around tapping into growth opportunities for its offshore wind and services businesses, and driving a turnaround in the onshore market. With strong growth expected in particular in the offshore and services markets over the next decade, […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has awarded the consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore SA with a contract to build onshore and offshore converter stations for the 900 MW BorWin5 grid connection. At 230 kilometres, BorWin5 will be the longest offshore direct current connection to date, scheduled for commissioning in 2025. BorWin5 is the 15th […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    Siemens Energy Service has completed an upgrade on the offshore substation of the Baltic 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The work, completed in July, included an upgrade on the existing gas-insulated switchgear to improve and safeguard the energy transmission. The pre-campaign started in March when the sub-distribution was assembled and the electrical wiring was […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa’s blade test center in Aalborg, Denmark, has gained IECRE approval. According to the company, the approval was granted in the highest level required (stage (4)) with a high independency of certification bodies.   Siemens Gamesa now became the first non-commercial inhouse blade test facility in the world to gain this approval. “The most important […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The CrossWind consortium has opted for Siemens Gamesa’s SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. According to the winning bid submitted by the consortium of Shell and Eneco, the wind farm will feature 69 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, the Dutch government said. Each […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa posted EUR 466 million net loss in the third quarter of FY 2020, attributed largely to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and challenges in the onshore segment. Between April and June, Siemens Gamesa recorded revenues of EUR 2.411 billion, an eight percent decline year-on-year. Siemens Gamesa’s performance in Q3 […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has secured a contract to provide wind turbines and long-term operation and maintenance services for the 78 MW Hiep Thanh nearshore wind farm in Vietnam. The Hiep Thanh wind farm will be located between one and three kilometres off the coast of Tra Vinh Province. The wind farm will feature 18 units of […]