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  • 25 July 2013

    The first offshore wind turbine installed in Spain has been commissioned this morning. It is also Gamesa’s first offshore prototype, with 5 MW of nominal power and installed at the Arinaga Quay in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). This turbine, with a rotor diameter of 128 meters and a total height of 154 meters, will generate […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The 5MW Elisa prototype, Spain’s first offshore wind turbine, has officially been put into operation. According to the Canarian Association for Renewable Energy, the turbine was commissioned yesterday, 17 March, at the Plocan test site. To remind, the installation of the full-scale Elisa prototype was completed at the site offshore Gran Canaria at the beginning of July last year. […]

  • 22 October 2013

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, inaugurated the company’s maiden offshore wind turbine – and the first to be installed in Spain – in Arinaga Quay (Gran Canary Island). The inauguration ceremony was attended by the President of the Canary Islands regional government, Paulino Rivero, the Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, José […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    TÜV SÜD has allocated a certificate to Esteyco for the floating foundation used for the 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Spain. Within the scope of the EU-funded Elican project, TÜV SÜD said it developed a new certification procedure to ensure the safe and reliable use of the foundation. The project’s goal was to […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Canary Islands, Spain, are targeting 300MW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2025 as part of an objective to have 45% of renewable energy in their energy mix by that time. 

  • 21 June 2018
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine, developed under the EU-funded Elican project, arrived at its designated location at the Plocan site off Gran Canaria today, 21 June. 

  • 28 May 2013

    This morning Gamesa completed assembly of the main parts (tower, nacelle and blades) of Spain’s first prototype offshore wind turbine, which has been installed at the Arinaga Quay in Gran Canary Island. Installation of the tower, nacelle and the three blades, which were shipped from Bilbao port to the Canaries, began in the middle of […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Ingeteam has provided supervision and electrical work analysis services on Spain’s first offshore wind turbine, the 5MW Elisa prototype. At the request of project leader Esteyco, Ingeteam worked on the connection of the medium voltage submarine cable for the transmission to land, as well as on the production of an exclusive part to secure the power […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    W2Power, Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, has officially been commissioned at the PLOCAN test site off Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the end of May at the Astican Shipyard before going to PLOCAN. W2Power is developed by a consortium in which EnerOcean is coordinating the full project and Ghenova […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Haizea Wind has sent off the final two towers for the SeaMade offshore wind turbines from Bilbao. The Spain-based Haizea Wind is delivering 12 wind turbine towers for the project, which will feature 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. The first tower parts arrived from the port of Aviles in Spain to Belgium in mid-March, onboard […]

  • 12 July 2016

    The first of 29 Navantia’s jacket foundations for Wikinger offshore wind farm has set sail from Spain and is heading to the Baltic Sea, ScottishPower informed via social media.  The foundations for Iberdrola’s 350MW offshore wind farm in Germany are being constructed at the Navantia facilities in Fene, Northern Spain. The first jacket, weighing 625t, was […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first three floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for the Kincardine offshore wind farm are ready to be loaded out from Navantia’s yard in Fene, Spain. The first of the wind farm’s five floating foundations will be loaded onto Boskalis’ semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Fjord on Tuesday, 22 September, Navantia said. Fjord will […]

  • 16 October 2013

    As part of its offshore strategy, Gamesa has recently developed its first offshore prototype. GES has provided services for the installation and commission of the wind turbine for Gamesa, the Spanish manufacturer. The G128-5.0 turbine has been assembled in the Arigana Quay. The different components of the 5 MW were produced in Spain and shipped […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea has secured a second contract with Spain’s Cobra Group to provide Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) for the 50MW Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. First Subsea provided CPSs for the first Kincardine floating wind turbine which was installed 15 kilometres off the coast, south of Aberdeen, last year. The company will now provide a […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has arrived at the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm carrying the first load of wind turbine components. Sea Installer departed from Great Yarmouth at around noon, Thursday, 20 June, and arrived at the East Anglia ONE wind farm some four hours later, AIS data shows. Located 43 kilometres […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Technology

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is exhibiting for the 3rd consecutive year at the Offshore Wind 2013 trade fair, one of the industry’s premier events, in Manchester, UK, from 12-13 June. At this year’s fair, the company is showcasing the development and evolution of its first offshore turbine platform: Gamesa 5.0 MW […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GRI Towers Seville has loaded and shipped out four pinpiles built for the East Anglia One wind farm from the Port of Seville in Spain.

  • 20 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Tecade has won a contract to manufacture 20 transition pieces (TPs) for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland. The EUR 12.7 million contract has been secured through Navantia and through Nervión Industries, the company said. Work on the units has already started at Tecade’s plant in the Port of Seville. Tecade […]

  • 2 June 2013

    Germany: EUROS Delivers First 7MW Offshore Blade  Three months after opening the new prototype production facility in Sassnitz/Mukran on the island of Rügen, Germany, independent rotor blade designer and manufacturer EUROS delivers its first offshore blade to the customer Mitsubishi. VIDEO: Construction of Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm  RWE’s Nordsee Ost wind farm will be […]

  • 31 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, the W2Power, has started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the Astican Shipyard in Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform will soon be transported to its final destination at PLOCAN’s test site off the Gran Canaria, project partner Ingeteam said. W2Power is a joint project of EnerOcean, Ghenova, Ingeteam, and […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    CoreMarine and Spain’s National Renewable Energy Centre CENER have signed a consortium agreement to collaborate on engineering services for the floating offshore wind industry. The agreement focuses on floating foundation design, mooring and dynamic cable analysis, transport and installation, wind turbine modeling, coupled analysis and scale model testing. The combined offering will support projects from research […]

  • 10 April 2013

    Gamesa last night began transporting a 62.5-metre blade destined for a prototype of the first offshore wind turbine to be installed in Spain. The blade, manufactured at the Aoiz factory (Navarre) is the longest turbine blade ever produced and transported in Spain and is one of the largest in Europe. The blade travelled overnight from […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    All three offshore substations and the world’s first Reactive Compensation Substation (RCS) have been installed at Hornsea Project One, Ørsted, the owner and developer of the 1.2GW wind farm, said.

  • 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 […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Dragados Offshore has awarded compatriot IKM Testing Spain with a contract to manufacture sheet metal panels which will be used for the construction of offshore substation jackets for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project ONE offshore wind farm. IKM Testing Spain, part of the IKM Group, plans to fabricate the steel plates at its newly opened steel works […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia has started construction work on the 20 upper jackets for the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The upper jackets, weighing approximately 460 tons each, will be built at the Navantia shipyard in Puerto Real. The first units are scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2019, and the last batch […]