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  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has received a new blade mould at its factory on the Isle of Wight, UK, as part of manufacturing expansion efforts.

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siemens will invest around €200 million to build its first production facility for offshore wind turbine components in Cuxhaven, Germany, the company reported today. The factory, expected to create up to 1,000 new jobs, will accommodate the final assembly of generators, hubs and nacelle back-ends, which are all connected to form complete nacelles, the core of Siemens 7 MW wind […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Scottish energy company SSE has secured a deal to transfer its 80% ownership stake in the Machrihanish-based Wind Towers Scotland (WTS) factory to the South Korean manufacturer of wind farm tower structures, CS Wind. CS Wind plans to invest up to GBP 14 million in WTS and extend operations at the plant to include the manufacture of towers for the offshore […]

  • 16 November 2017

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

  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has reached a milestone in the production of 75-meter long blades at its factory in Hull, UK, as it had produced 500 pieces.

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall and Scotland-based wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK will today sign a co-operation agreement on the potential supply of components for Vattenfall’s onshore and offshore wind projects in the UK. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will allow CS Wind UK to tender for Vattenfall’s future UK-based wind projects, is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has manufactured the first serial Permanent Magnet Generator (PMG) at GE Renewable’s offshore wind factory in Saint-Nazaire, which is to be installed in the company’s Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbine in Denmark. The 6-MW PMG is one of the world’s largest generators ever built. Its direct drive system has no mechanical gearbox coupled to the […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first nine of eighteen nacelles built by Senvion for the 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm have arrived at the south end of the Bremerhaven Container Terminal, Eurogate, the operator of the terminal, reports. Weighing 340 tonnes each, the nacelles were transported from the Senvion factory in Bremerhaven’s Labradorhafen via pontoon to the Nordhafen and then moved to […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    GE Renewable Energy will open a new offshore wind factory at Jieyang’s offshore wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong and will establish a new Operation and Development Center in the city of Guangzhou. The new GE offshore wind factory in Jieyang will help to meet Chinese growing demand for offshore wind energy and […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gestamp Wind Steel and the Port Authority of Seville (APS) have signed a 50-year concession agreement which allows the Madrid-headquartered company to build a EUR 54 million factory for offshore wind turbine towers within the port. The factory will cover an area of around 160,000 square metres, APS said. It will employ 400 people and produce […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    LM Wind Power has rolled out the first blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine at its factory in Cherbourg, France. According to the company, the 107m long blade, the world’s largest, has made its first trip outside the factory. Final preparations for the shipment of the LM 107.0 P blade to Maasvlakte-Rotterdam in the Netherlands are now […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On the occasion of Mr. Alex Salmond, Scottish First Minister’s, visit to Paris, the AREVA group and Scottish Enterprise, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on industrial site development for the manufacture of wind turbines in East Scotland. The MoU is a step towards establishing an AREVA factory in Scotland that will manufacture its 5MW […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2020

    Finland’s Pemamek has delivered two PEMA production automation lines designed for foundation pin-pile production to CSBC Corporation in Taiwan. The delivery included two extensive PEMA production automation lines that are designed to manufacture pin-piles for offshore jacket foundations. The lines have the capacity of processing pin-piles of up to 350 tons and 90 meters. In […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Last week, Alstom launched construction works of its first two offshore wind turbine factories in Saint-Nazaire, France. The plants will be entirely devoted to assembling nacelles and manufacturing generators for the 6 MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine. Check out the artist impression of the plants in this video: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, January 28, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said that the UK Government is doing everything in their power to convince Siemens to advance with its proposal for the Hull facility, reports the Hull Daily Mail. During his visit to North East Lincolnshire, Clegg said: “We are working flat out to seek to persuade Siemens to say yes.“ […]

  • 9 August 2017

    A new, permanent location has been proposed for a Siemens Gamesa wind turbine blade that was installed in the centre of Hull, the UK City of Culture.

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    French turbine manufacturer Areva Wind has announced it is considering four possible sites along the northeast coast of Britain for a new factory, and the Humber is understood to be on the shortlist of possible locations, the Yorkshire Post writes. The Humber is competing against other port sites on the east coast on the Tyne, […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Approval of plans for a Siemens wind turbine factory in Hull, UK, should be a “wake-up call” for small businesses, according to an industry group. Directors of the Renewables Network – which represents more than 250 companies across the green energy supply chain – have welcomed a decision by the city’s planning authority today to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has completed the first offshore wind tower at its fabrication plant in Machrihanish, Scotland.