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  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Hull College Group (HCG) has launched the Hull College Group Composites Training Centre to help Siemens’ wind turbine blade factory workforce master manufacturing skills using composite materials.  Around GBP 500,000 has been invested to convert a former construction skills facility on Hull’s Preston Road estate into one of only two centres in the UK which specialise in composite manufacture. Facilities […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities

    Hull City Council’s Planning Committee has approved Siemens’ plans for a turbine blade factory and associated facilities on Hull’s Alexandra Dock. Now, the entire Siemens development, in which the company is investing £310m with partner Associated British Ports (ABP), has full planning approval. The approval for two related planning applications follows a Siemens decision last November to bring […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated the LM Wind Power blade factory in Cherbourg, France. The facility will provide the manufacture of the 107m long blades for the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine, as well as other blade models. According to GE, production started in early 2019 and five blades have already been delivered for […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Training & Education

    Siemens has advertised 135 vacant posts at its new facilities in Hull, the largest number of opportunities made available so far, Green Port Hull reports. The bulk of the newly-advertised jobs are 120 roles for production operatives within the wind turbine blade factory that is now taking shape at Hull’s Alexandra Dock. There are also […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine and component manufacturing factories continue to operate, WindEurope said. Currently, only seven wind energy manufacturing sites are closed, according to WindEurope. All of them are located in Spain and Italy, the countries with the strictest lockdown regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Spain the closed factories are […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has announced 70 new jobs created in the Solent Region as the company is increasing production staff at its blade production facility on the Isle of Wight. Economic impact of MHI Vestas’ Blade Production facility in the last 12 months has been £135 million of economic output to the UK economy, supporting over 380 direct and […]

  • 18 July 2016

    LM Wind Power, which recently presented an 88.4-metre blade for Adwen’s offshore wind turbine, has broken ground at a 17-hectare piece of land in Bergama, Turkey, where it will set up a factory for the manufacture and distribution of wind turbine blades. “The Bergama plant will manufacture blades up to 70 metres initially for the local […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Training & Education

    Siemens has contracted Hull College Group for the development of a “best in class” facility to train workers for the company’s new wind turbine blade factory in Hull. The contract, which is worth around £1m, will see the conversion of an existing college facility to deliver training to the blade factory workforce over the next two […]

  • 22 March 2017

    LM Wind Power has started the construction works on its new offshore wind turbine blade factory in Cherbourg, France, the company’s spokesperson confirmed to Offshore WIND.

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    LM Wind Power will open a new wind turbine blade factory dedicated to the offshore market in Cherbourg, France, with ground breaking set to take place in March 2017 and production expected to commence from June 2018, the company revealed today.

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities

    Siemens Gamesa welcomed Queen Elizabeth II to its offshore wind turbine blade factory at Alexandra Dock in Hull, UK, on 16 November.

  • 30 November 2016

    With the official opening of Siemens blade factory in Hull set to take place today, DONG Energy informed that the first blades manufactured at the factory will be used at its Race Bank offshore wind farm. Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman, said: “DONG Energy is absolutely committed to investing in the UK so […]

  • 27 August 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In March 2009, Governor Carcieri spoke with optimism about his vision for creating a thriving green-technology industry in Rhode Island.At a… By Alex Kuffner (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, August 26, 2010;

  • 25 April 2016
    R&D

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has shared the latest drone footage of the enabling works on Alexandra Dock in Hull where Siemens is to build the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ facility, […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    ​The first ever wind turbine blades manufactured at Siemens (now Siemens Gamesa) blade factory in Hull have been loaded onto A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel Sea Installer at the Port of Hull and are en route to the Race Bank site for installation.

  • 16 July 2015

    Siemens had appointed UK contractor VolkerFitzpatrick to build its wind turbine blade factory in Hull. Siemens said VolkerFitzpatrick’s bid was the most competitive and robust proposal for construction of the 40,000sqm facility. Construction will begin next month (August), with the factory scheduled to be completed in autumn 2016, to allow for the production of the […]

  • 30 November 2016

    Today, Siemens officially opened its wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Hull. The factory has been delivered ahead of programme and within budget, according to the company. For the occasion of the official launch, Siemens unveiled a 75m blade, the first of hundreds to be manufactured at its Hull factory. The opening ceremony is marked with a visit from […]

  • 18 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Energy Composites Corp. will receive $45 million of tax-exempt bonds to assist in the construction of its wind power blade factory in…   [mappress] Source: jsonline, May 18, 2010;

  • 6 January 2011

    Vestas finished 2010 with a record number of wind-turbine sales in North America — 15 total — resulting in 1,883 megawatts and 871 wind turbines. This was the best sales performance for the region since Vestas entered the North American market in 1981. Vestas’ previous sales record for North America was 1,554 megawatts in 2007. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After consulting with its partners Associated British Ports, Siemens has announced plans to incorporate a leaner, more efficient wind turbine blade manufacturing facility at Green Port Hull, by developing on a single site at Alexandra Dock in Hull. The commitment to create 1,000 direct jobs through the £310 million investment on the Humber is unchanged.  The […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Denmark’s Vestas is planning to build a new blade manufacturing facility in India and is expecting up to EUR 1 billion more in revenue in 2015 after posting encouraging operating results for the quarter ended September 30. The construction of the new factory will start in 2016, and the project is expected to cost around EUR 50 million, Bloomberg […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Blade maker Global Blade Technology will spend $17.6 million to place two wind turbine blade factories in the state of Indiana, saying it’s expecting possible demand from renewable energy developers in the Midwest and future offshore wind projects in the country. The company will lease 45,000 square feet of space at Park 41 in Evansville, […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    German wind industry network (WAB) criticized the proposal presented by German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Sigmar Gabriel to reform the Renewable Energy Act (EEG). The reaction was triggered by the recent decision of Siemens to build a blade factory and offshore services facilities in Hull, the United Kingdom, which will create some […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has paused production at its blade factory at Alexandra Dock in Hull, UK, following the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent governmental recommendations.

  • 2 March 2016
    Training & Education

    Siemens today advertised the first apprenticeships as part of its offshore wind power investment in Hull, making 14 Advanced Apprenticeships in Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture available. The apprenticeships programme will run for up to four years, leading to the apprentices gaining a NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Composite Engineering and BTEC Level 3 Diploma in […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hull-based company Composite Panel Services has won a contract worth more than £500,000 to work on Siemens’ new offshore wind turbine blade factory in Alexandra Dock. The east Hull plant, part of a site that will eventually employ more than 1,000 people, is being built by national company VolkerFitzpatrick. It has asked Composite Panel Services to […]