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  • 26 October 2010

    Today nkt cables opens its new cable factory “f2c” – which is an abbreviation of “flow to customer” – in Cologne. The factory has been constructed on the basis of facilitating optimal cable production. Unique and specialized technical innovations have been integrated into the factory to make the production as efficient as possible. In 2011, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Finnish crane manufacturer Konecranes has received an order to deliver eighteen industrial cranes and one gantry crane to Siemens’ nacelle factory in Cuxhaven, Germany. The cranes will be delivered during summer 2017. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the order. The lifting capacity of the ordered cranes is ranging from 20 to 500 tons, and they […]

  • 8 July 2010

    Vestas, the world’s leader in producing high-tech wind power systems, announced today that it will open an Engineering Site in Louisville, Colo., to support Vestas Global and enhance Vestas’ wind power production capabilities throughout North America. Vestas will move 46 employees into 47,675 square feet of space on Centennial Parkway, Louisville starting today, and will […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    CS Wind UK is commencing the transportation of the first nine offshore tower sections from its Machrihanish factory in Campbeltown, Scotland, to the local harbour on 8 January.

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The world’s leading supplier of Service Lifts, Ladder Systems and other Safety Equipment for wind turbines, Avanti Wind Systems now offers even more sub supplies for the world’s wind turbine industry. Avanti Wind System establishes new factories in USA and China in order to produce Internals for wind turbines. You can say that Internals are […]

  • 15 October 2013

    Using a unique model of collaboration in China, The Switch, supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages, has set up with it’s partner Scanfil, a global contract manufacturer and systems supplier for professional electronics, volume production of full-power wind turbine converter cabinets in record time and with exceptional quality, setting a new […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate have published a report highlighting a “once in a generation” chance to attract major companies to the UK to build factories to supply the fast-growing offshore wind energy sector. However, the study warns that unless the UK seizes this unprecedented opportunity, the manufacturing advantage will be lost to its European […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) has submitted the planning application for a GBP 50 million wind turbine factory, reports NeBusiness. The 36,000 square metre facility would replace the company’s existing factory at Hadrian Yard and create thousands of jobs in Tyne. Construction of the prototype Triton jacket is to begin later this year. Investing in construction […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Construction works on Alstom’s two offshore wind turbine factories in Saint-Nazaire, France, are gaining momentum, the company said via social media. A year ago, Alstom started building these factories for the production of generators and assembly of nacelles for its Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine. Facilities will be scaled for a production capacity of 100 […]

  • 9 June 2016

    Due to an accelerated order pipeline for V164-8.0 MW projects, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is ramping up blade manufacturing capacity in Nakskov, Denmark, to supplement its lead blade factory on the Isle of Wight, UK, where production has been ongoing since mid-2015.  Previously, the factory in Nakskov was used by Vestas to produce blades for both offshore […]

  • 8 January 2018

    CS Wind UK has loaded its first offshore tower section in Kintyre, Scotland, which is now ready to go to the Campbeltown harbour.

  • 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.

  • 25 August 2015

    Siemens has hired Neville Tucker Heating to carry out electrical and mechanical building services at offshore wind turbine blade factory on Alexandra Dock. It will install humidity control and air conditioning systems in the 431,000sq ft. factory, and provide services fit-out for its offices. Managing director Mark Snape said: “It’s great news for our local employment […]

  • 13 October 2011

      GSG Towers and Budimex have signed contract for the construction of the wind tower factory hall. The new facility will be constructed on the grounds of the Gdańsk Shipyard. GSG Towers will be responsible for the production of masts. Both companies – Gdansk Shipyard and GSG Towers belong to one capital group – Gdansk […]

  • 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.

  • 26 January 2018

    Siemens Gamesa has completed the assembly of the first wind turbine nacelle in its offshore factory in Cuxhaven, Germany. 

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Adwen has filed applications for construction permits for two wind turbine manufacturing factories in Le Havre, France, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND following reports in French media.

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has started producing first offshore wind towers at its facilities in Machrihanish, Scotland.

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has announced to its staff at the factory in Machrihanish, Campbeltown, that it intends to let go of more than 50 workers due to challenging market conditions.

  • 25 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) has awarded Tai-Shing Engineering and Construction Company Ltd. with the lease rights for a site at the Port of Taichung, where the company will build a factory to produce transition pieces for offshore wind turbines. TIPC announced the winner of the public tender for lease rights for around 12 Ha. at […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Moventas, the leading wind and industrial gear manufacturer and service provider, has recently completed another full wind turbine drivetrain service project in extreme conditions. Moventas started the on-site part of a full drivetrain repair project of four 3MW turbines in Sweden in June. The serviced turbines are located in Vindpark Vänern Kraft AB’s offshore wind […]

  • 4 June 2015

    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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The impact pile driving of around 1,800 concrete piles at Siemens’ EUR 200 million offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, has started earlier this month. After successfully completing the dynamic soil compaction, the contractors have started driving the 30-meter-long, regionally manufactured piles into the ground. These will support the weight of the factory once it […]