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  • 15 June 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    DTU Wind Energy, DHI and Stiesdal Offshore Technology A/S are currently testing Henrik Stiesdal’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept in the DHI offshore wave basin.

  • 30 June 2017
    R&D

    DHI, together with DTU Wind Energy and Stiesdal Offshore Technology, recently opened doors to the offshore wave basin at its headquarters in Denmark for all those interested to witness the tests of Henrik Stiesdal’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Henrik Stiesdal, Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Wind Power will use his seminar at CWIEME Berlin to reveal how permanent magnet generators (PMGs) can be used in an affordable way to increase the durability of wind turbines.  It’s a well-known principle of engineering that the more components in a mechanism, the more likely it is […]

  • 19 October 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, brought forward by Henrik Stiesdal – a Danish inventor and former Chief Technology Officer at Siemens Wind Power – has won a DKK 9 million grant (approx. EUR 1.2 million).

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    He has been called the ‘father of the modern wind industry’, with the turbine design he pioneered on his parent’s farm in the 1970’s helping to create a familiar sight on hills and coastlines around the world. At the Carbon Trust’s annual innovation lecture at the British Library, Henrik Stiesdal, the Chief Technical Officer at […]

  • 18 July 2014

    Siemens Wind Power has been shaken up by two senior executives’ resignations. Chief executive for onshore wind, Jan Kjaersgaard, is leaving Siemens to take the CEO position with an undisclosed Danish company. Henrik Stiesdal, chief technology officer, will also leave the company “to devote most of his time to family and private life.“ Morten Rasmussen, […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a demonstration project using SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched the Floating Offshore Wind Task Force with the aim to accelerate the growth of the sector. The first actions will be to define the priority markets for offshore wind, and engage with relevant local associations, policymakers and NGOs in the fishing, marine mammals and ports sectors through […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon and Marmen have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on tower and foundation fabrication for the U.S. offshore wind market. The companies plan to establish a jointly owned distinct entity with an aim to secure orders for offshore wind towers and foundations for the U.S. market. Additionally, Welcon and Marmen intend to […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Tomorrow, Torben Lorentzen will be joining LORC as its new CEO. He leaves the post as Head of Research and Development at FORCE Technology. At LORC, Torben Lorentzen will head the continuous build-up of the LORC test centres with a main focus on large components, foundations for offshore wind turbines and HALT testing of wind […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Unitech Offshore has secured a contract to provide dynamic power cable and grid connection for the TetraSpar demonstration project in Norway. Unitech said it had been working together with the project partners and investors under an Early Work Agreement up to the signing of the main contract at the end of October. The FWT Zefyros, […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Last week at the Carbon Trust’s annual innovation lecture at the British Library global wind energy expert, Henrik Stiesdal, Chief Technical Officer at Siemens Wind Power told an audience of 200 prominent offshore wind stakeholders that offshore wind will be one of the cheapest, scalable solutions for the UK, as compared to other renewables and […]

  • 13 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens sees offshore wind cost reduction in greater output, less weight, improved production and installation processes of wind turbines. The company intends to apply this to reduce the offshore wind costs in the coming years. The company will present its new 4- and 6-megawatt wind turbines at the EWEA Offshore Trade fair in Frankfurt/Main. At […]

  • 26 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    DTU Wind Energy has teamed up with a number of Danish researchers and companies to optimise the design of floating wind turbine foundations under the FloatStep project.

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies (SOT) have reached the final investment decision on their EUR 18 million floating wind demonstration project in Norway. The project will feature SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation supporting a 3.6MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive turbine which will be tested at the test site of the Marine Energy Test Centre (Metcentre) near Stavanger in […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon A/S and HighTek-Century have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a turbine tower factory in Taiwan. The factory will manufacture wind turbine towers, including Stiesdal Offshore Technologies’ (SOT) Tetra foundation concept for the Taiwanese and Asian markets. According to Welcon, the final agreement will be negotiated during the next months. Construction […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Siemens Energy today launched a new direct drive gearless wind turbine for low to moderate wind speeds at the EWEA 2011 wind power exhibition and conference in Brussels. The core feature of the new SWT-2.3-113 wind turbine is an innovative drive concept with a compact permanent magnet generator. This type of generator is characterized by […]

  • 8 October 2012
    R&D

    On October 6th 2012, Siemens Energy has begun field testing of its new 154 m rotor for the 6-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine in Østerild, Denmark. The SWT-6.0-154 turbine is equipped with the world’s longest rotor blades – each blade is 75 meters in length. With a record rotor diameter of 154 meters, each SWT-6.0-154 […]

  • 26 September 2018

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has created a new Offshore Wind Taskforce to accelerate the development of offshore wind technology in non-European markets such as Asia and North America.

  • 9 June 2011

    Siemens Energy has installed the first prototype of its next generation offshore wind turbine in Høvsøre, Denmark, and has today initiated the first trial operation. The new SWT-6.0-120 wind turbine with a power rating of 6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 metres uses the innovative Siemens direct drive and proven rotor technology. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    LORC is going to hold a two-day celebration in honour of opening a facility for the world’s most advanced and realistic testing of nacelles.   The event will be held on 10th and 11th of September. The first day of this event comprises VIP Conference Advanced Testing of Nacelles. Independent Reliability and Testing Expert, Larry […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Denmark’s Welcon has received the order to produce the first TetraSpar floating offshore foundation for a consortium comprising Shell, innogy and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies. ”We are very proud to be involved in this exciting project, which can be a game changer in offshore foundations for wind turbines,” Welcon said. ”The way this foundation is designed fits perfectly […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    For the third time, the Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster presented the German Renewables Award for innovations and pioneering achievements in wind energy. An independent jury selected four winners from 61 submissions and nominations in the categories “Product Innovation of the Year”, “Project of the Year”, “Student Thesis of the Year, Wind Energy” and “Lifetime Achievement, […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded USD 650,000 to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for two floating wind demonstration and testing projects.

  • 15 October 2015

    On October 1 and 2, 2015, the University of Maine hosted the inaugural “Matthew R. Simmons Memorial Summit: A Technology Roadmap for Floating Offshore Wind.” The summit gathered information from various perspectives of platform designers, researchers, turbine OEMs, permitting agencies, and developers with the goal of producing a roadmap that advances the floating offshore wind. […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Technology

    Siemens Energy today launched its new offshore wind turbine – the SWT 4.0-130 at the annual conference of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) in Vienna. This new wind turbine features a generating capacity of four megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 130 meters. The new design is a further advancement of the popular […]