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  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Energy companies Greenchoice and Delta are in talks with Typhoon Offshore, the developer of the mega wind farm Gemini, about using the huge amount of electricity that can be generated as from 2016. The Gemini is to start on the drawing board in 2013 . The planned wind farm will be 55 kilometers north of […]

  • 2 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    BARD Holding and the Netherlands based green investment firm Typhoon Offshore have signed an agreement to jointly build windfarms on the North Sea. BARD Holding will focus mainly on the technical realization of the wind farms and Typhoon Offshore mainly on the structuring and financing thereof. Dr. Stephan Bormann, deputy managing director BARD Holding GmbH […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Typhoon Offshore, the independent energy innovator, has opened an office in London to enhance its presence in one of the world’s largest, and fastest growing, markets for offshore wind power generation. This announcement follows Typhoon Offshore’s earlier announcement that it opened an office in Seoul, South Korea. The UK office, located in the City, will […]

  • 25 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Typhoon Offshore B.V. and Korwind GMBH have reached an agreement for Korwind to acquire a substantial minority share in Typhoon Offshore. In Europe, Korwind serves as a representative of top South Korean industrial firms looking to gain a leading position in the international offshore wind industry, including such prominent firms as Daewoo Construction, Hankook Machine […]

  • 11 March 2011

    Meewind, an investment fund, will invest EUR 150 million in the BARD-Nederland wind farm, the largest renewable energy project in the Netherlands. Willem Smelik, director of Meewind, and Michael van der Heijden, managing director of Typhoon Offshore and responsible for financing the wind farm, announced this today after signing a cooperation agreement. “This wind farm […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Technology

    China’s Ming Yang Smart Energy has marked the start of the mass production of the MySE8-10MW typhoon-resistant offshore wind turbine at its factory in Yangjiang, Guangdong. The start of the mass production was launched at the Mingyang Yangjiang Smart Manufacturing Centre with the roll-out of the first nacelle for the typhoon-resistant turbine at the end […]

  • 17 January 2011

    HVC, the Alkmaar-based energy provider to municipalities and water districts, is acquiring a 15% interest in the 600 MW BARD-Nederland wind farm in the North Sea located 55 kilometres to the northeast of Schiermonnikoog. The deal was announced today by HVC General Manager Wim van Lieshout and Typhoon Offshore board member Dirk Berkhout, who has […]

  • 1 October 2012

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it is planning to finance Typhoon Offshore’s Gemini offshore wind project (600 MW) with EUR 500 million. Typhoon Offshore has welcomed this announcement by saying that this is an important step towards realization of the two farms, each having 300 MW capacity. Typhoon Offshore’s Managing Director Michael […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Gemini, the largest offshore wind farm in The Netherlands, located 55 kilometers above the island Schiermonnikoog in the North Sea, will generate an additional 250.000MWh annual green electricity. This is 10% more than was originally expected, and is sufficient energy to meet the consumption of approximately 75,000 extra households. This is the direct result of […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Typhoon Offshore B.V. (“Typhoon Offshore”) announced it has entered into agreements with Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) regarding the sale of Typhoon Offshore’s remaining 5% interest in Gemini, the 600MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development. This will top up Northland’s majority equity stake in Gemini to 60%. Gemini is to be located 85 kilometres […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Vestas have announced a V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate wind turbine designed to handle extreme weather conditions. The V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate is being introduced at the 2019 Japan Wind Expo to highlight the turbine’s specific suitability for many project sites exposed to a severe climate in Japan and Asia, Vestas said. The […]

  • 21 December 2010
    Training & Education

    Melchior Karigl, Financial Director at the European Investment Bank and Michael van der Heijden, Managing Director at Typhoon Offshore have confirmed their presence at the conference Offshore Wind Installation and Maintenance 2011. The second edition of the conference will open with a session on the financing of wind parks. Within the European Investment Bank, speaker […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Typhoon Offshore, the green investment company, and HVC, the Alkmaar-based energy provider to municipalities and water districts, have acquired from BARD Holding GmbH the 600MW wind farm that will be constructed in the North Sea, 55 kilometers North East of Schiermonnikoog. With this acquisition, the largest renewable energy project in The Netherlands is now fully […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Vessels

    CWind will be exhibiting the third of its aluminium catamarans, the Typhoon TOW, at Seawork this month, together with Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC), the vessel’s manufacturer. The Typhoon TOW has started its contract off the coast of Kent since joining the fleet in mid-May. This is the third aluminium vessel purchased by CWind from AMC under a multi-vessel […]

  • 8 January 2018
    R&D

    According to the latest news from NIRAS, offshore wind foundation design can be optimised to withstand the actual conditions even in areas with extreme weather. The company detailed on this after running simulations based on actual typhoons in Taiwan, saying that this approach can lead to a less conservative design and that extreme weather does not mean higher costs.

  • 11 March 2013
    Grid Connection

    Two wind parks are under development in the North Sea. These two parks, named ‘Gemini’, are being developed by Typhoon Capital. The wind parks will have a maximum combined power output of 600 MW. This will generate 2% of the electricity presently consumed in the Netherlands. The project is thus crucial for achieving the national […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and the green investment company Typhoon Offshore B.V. signed a letter of intent for the construction of the BARD-Netherlands offshore wind farm. The wind farm (600 MW output capacity) will consist of two adjoining wind farms with a capacity of 300 MW each, located 55 km north of the island of Schiermonnikoog. The […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has modified its new SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine to address conditions across the Asia-Pacific region.

  • 13 March 2015
    Vessels

    Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd has signed a design contract for a 26m Typhoon Class SWATH Crew Transfer Vessel with Lung Teh Shipbuilding (LTS) in Taiwan. The 26m Typhoon Class SWATH has been ordered by Renewable Energy Support Ltd (RES Ltd) and will be operated by Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd (MCS). The contract is […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine maker Goldwind has launched three newly-developed smart offshore wind turbines including a model with a capacity of 8MW, and a model with the largest rotor diameter in the world.

  • 26 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dropsafe has secured a contract to provide its Net dropped object prevention system for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The system has already been installed on six out of the 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines at the 128MW offshore wind project. The design, made of SUS 316 Japanese stainless-steel, has been installed between the […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Technology

    Chinese wind farm developer has connected its super compact drive (SCD) 6.5WM wind turbine to the grid. Installed in late 2014 by Zhenhua Heavy, the turbine is located in Jiangsu province at Longyuan Rudong Intertidal wind farm where it will undergo testing over the course of two years. Chuanwei Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Vessels

    Following the delivery of the fourth and final crew transfer vessel (CTV) built for CWind – the Hurricane TOW – in July 2016, Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) issued a release on 29 November, saying the four vessels have been built as “future-proof” for a booming offshore wind market.  According to Hurricane TOW’s AIS data, the vessel has […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed that its 9MW turbine platform will be typhoon ready in 2020, in time for all offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 22 November 2013
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    TÜV SÜD will carry out the certification of two offshore substation platforms for Gemini offshore wind farm. The company has been commissioned by Typhoon Offshore B.V., Amsterdam, on behalf of Equity investors Gemini to undertake the certification of the 300MW high-voltage substations for the offshore wind farm located in the North Sea, off the coast […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    PKA will provide EUR 120 million in the form of a subordinated loan to Project Gemini, Typhoon Offshore announced today. It is the first time that a pension fund finances an offshore wind park in The Netherlands ahead of construction. The 600MW offshore wind farm that is currently being brought to  financial close. Michael van […]