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  • 13 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    In January 2012 Vestas decided to close its tower factory in Varde, Denmark. Now, after running a competitive divestment process, Vestas has entered an agreement with Chinese Titan Wind Energy (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., a long term partner and supplier to Vestas, to sell off the Danish facility and thereby maintain most of the jobs for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2017

    MHI Vestas hosted His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan at the company’s factory in Lindø today.

  • 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 […]

  • 29 December 2010
    Jobs & Recruitment

    RECRUITMENT has begun for a wind turbine production factory which will bring 400 jobs to the Tees Valley.   By Owen McAteer (thenorthernecho) [mappress] Source: thenorthernecho, December 29, 2010

  • 27 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    THE Skykon factory is currently the only significant manufacturer of wind turbine towers in Scotland and is therefore a very important part… By Paul Brewer (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, October 27, 2010;

  • 19 September 2011

    A public consultation has begun on plans to build a wind turbine factory on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. Danish firm Vestas has an option… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, September 19, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lower Saxony’s Minister of Economics, Labour and Transport Daniela Behrens has officially launched the construction of the berth 4 at the port of Cuxhaven to meet the rising demand and complement the existing development projects, including the construction of a wind turbine factory by Siemens. The 240-meter quay will be able to accommodate ships with a draft of […]

  • 4 October 2011

      University of Delaware researchers will help design a wind-turbine factory in Salisbury, Md., the developer has announced.   By Aaron Nathans (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, October 04, 2011

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has expanded the cooperation with Jupiter Bach for the supply of nacelle covers for its offshore wind turbines. The expanded cooperation includes Jupiter Bach supplying nacelle canopy covers for Siemens Gamesa’s SWT-7.0-154 turbine, which are delivered from the company’s factory in Poland. According to the company, the deal will also include spinner covers […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Visser & Smit Hanab has completed the cable connection which will link the prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam to the Stedin high-voltage station. The 1.5-kilometre, 66kV connection was tested on 16 and 17 July, after which it was put into operation, Visser & Smit Hanab said. GE Renewable […]

  • 4 February 2011

    Harwich, Humber and Tyneside are battling it out to host one of Britain’s first offshore wind turbine factories, to be built by the Spanish… (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, February 04, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated its offshore nacelle plant in Cuxhaven, Germany.

  • 19 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The fourth wind turbine has been installed at the Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK, A2SEA’s spokesperson told Offshore WIND this morning (19 May).

  • 19 April 2016
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Some 14,500 people have applied for 420 job positions advertised so far for Siemens’ Hull wind turbine facilities.  While six new job vacancies for crane operators will be announced this week, the company had already accepted 309 offers, 90% of which are from and around Hull. “There is lots of excitement surrounding Siemens and everywhere you go, people want […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Dong Energy’s Belfast wind turbine factory is to be finished by the end of the year, writes the Belfast Telegraph. The factory is worth GBP 50 million and it’s located at the Belfast Harbour on land reclaimed from the sea. The construction work has created 150 jobs, and after its completion the ‘offshore wind logistics […]

  • 7 November 2017

    MHI Vestas will host the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt and Mayor of Kerteminde Hans Luunbjerg at the company’s nacelle factory in Lindø today, 7 November, for a factory tour and discussion of the country’s offshore wind market.

  • 11 June 2012

    More than 1000 exhibitors and 15.000 visitors from around 60 countries attended American Wind Energy Association’s annual Windpower Conference & Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Windpower is the largest wind focused exhibition in the world and all facets of the Wind Industry were represented. At Avanti Wind Systems exhibit area the visitors had the opportunity […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has resumed production at its blade factory in Hull today (1 April), after pausing operations on 24 March.

  • 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 […]