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  • 14 December 2011

    DAVID Cameron has welcomed German engineering giant Siemens’ decision to press ahead with plans for a wind turbine factory in Hull as a… (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, December 14, 2011; Image: number10

  • 13 April 2017

    Prysmian has enabled its UK production facility in Wrexham, UK, to manufacture both 33 kV and 66 kV submarine cable cores used for the inter-array cable connections in offshore wind farms.

  • 9 May 2012

    A GBP 200 million wind turbine factory plans are to be discussed by Hull City Council, This is Hull and East Riding news portal writes. If the plans are approved they could create about 800 jobs and lead to 10,000 in the renewables supply chain and support services. Last year in December, Associated British Ports […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first power transformer built by Siemens for the Beatrice offshore wind farm has left the factory in Dresden and is on its way to Rotterdam. The transformer is expected to arrive on site by end of May, the company’s spokesperson told Offshore WIND.

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Oceaneering has unveiled an USD 23.5 million (GBP 15.2 million) investment into a new facility at its base in Rosyth, which will allow the company to dive into the offshore renewable energy market, the Scotsman informs. The American-based company plans to construct a larger storage space where it will hold cables for offshore wind farms […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2011

      Plans to build a huge wind turbine factory in Kent may be scrapped unless the Government gives its full backing to the industry.   By Steve Knight (kentnews) [mappress] Source: kentnews, August 29, 2011

  • 2 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    On October 20, LM Wind Power transported the first 73.5m blade for German Merkur project from its factory at Les Coves in Castellón to the Port of Castellón, from where it will be shipped to Eemshaven. The blade, belonging to a GE 6MW Haliade offshore wind turbine, is the first one of the total of 198 largest blades ever to be produced in and transported through Spain. 

  • 10 June 2010
    Authorities, Environment

    As opponents of a massive wind energy factory in Nantucket Sound watch the impact of energy giant BP’s oil blowout on the ocean and delicate… [mappress] Source: indiancountrytoday, June 10, 2010;

  • 13 January 2013

    The U.S. wind power industry is back at work with renewed momentum following extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) by Congress as part of the Jan. 1 legislation to avert the “fiscal cliff.” The wind energy PTC, and an extension of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC), important to small community and offshore projects, will […]

  • 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 July 2012

    Final decision by Siemens on its proposed new wind turbine factory in Hull is expected by the end of the year, reports the Hull Daily Mail. Planning consent for the ambitious £210 million redevelopment of Alexandra Dock where the factory will be based was granted in May. Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman is scheduled to sign […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as the exclusive supplier of wind turbines for the 1.4GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.

  • 10 January 2011

    Eight months after the Obama administration approved what it hopes will be America’s flagship offshore industrial wind energy factory in the… By Gale Courey Toensing (indiancountrytoday) [mappress] Source: indiancountrytoday, January 10, 2011

  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics

    Haizea Wind Group’s facility in the Port of Bilbao has obtained five Lloyd’s ISO, EN and OSHAS certificates since its inauguration a little over two months ago.

  • 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.

  • 28 October 2015

    Adwen has appointed the consortium made up of Egis, Auxitec and Enia Architectes for designing and preparing a detailed implantation scheme of the two factories it plans to build in Le Havre (France). These facilities will produce the nacelles and blades for the 8 MW turbines to be installed in Baie de Saint-Brieuc (2020), Dieppe […]

  • 18 February 2015

    Dong Energy has appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred supplier for phase 1 of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Dong Energy has decided to split the Walney Extension offshore wind development project into phase 1 and 2, each with a capacity of 330MW. According to Danish energy company, the joint venture is to supply V164-8.0 MW wind turbines […]

  • 2 January 2013

    Congress has included the long-sought extension of wind energy tax credits in final passage of a bill to avert the “fiscal cliff” that now moves to President Obama for his expected signature. America’s 75,000 workers in wind energy are celebrating tonight over the continuation of policies expected to save up to 37,000 jobs and create […]

  • 20 March 2017

    After Avangrid Renewables, which recently built North Carolina’s first onshore wind farm, won the rights to develop an offshore wind project off Kitty Hawk for more than USD 9 million, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) hailed the potential effect of the offshore wind industry on the state’s economy.

  • 27 November 2012

    Dorset- based small wind turbine and power system manufacturer Ampair announced that it has won a major contract to supply GL Garrad Hassan with a hybrid renewable energy system and control room for Celtic Arrays potential wind farms in the Irish Sea. The equipment will be manufactured at Ampair’s factory in Dorset. Ampair’s sales & […]

  • 30 June 2016

    Uncertainty triggered by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union has made Siemens, one of the biggest offshore wind players, rethink its strategy and put all new wind energy investments in the country on ice, according to The Guardian. The wind turbine maker is also halting long-term export plans at its UK-based blade factory in Hull, Bloomberg reports. The […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government’s Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has been assisting Siemens in its active search for UK suppliers, particularly for its Hull factory on Alexandra Dock. Paul Savvides, Head of Procurement UK and Ireland, Siemens Wind Power, received support from Fred Mead of the UK Government’s MAS GROW: Offshore Wind Programme in identifying suitable manufacturing companies […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy plan to join forces in the deployment of GE’s new wind turbine, the Haliade-X 12 MW, in Europe. With a capacity of 12MW, the Haliade-X is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date. Development and production of the new 12MW turbine will mostly take place in France. […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Training & Education

    TAG Energy Solutions has recruited its first apprentices since the completion of its multi-million pound offshore wind turbine monopile production facility. Carl Armstrong, 21, from Stockton-on-Tees, has joined the workforce as an Apprentice Welder and will work alongside TAG Energy Solutions 75 strong workforce of experienced engineers and welding professionals. He is working towards an Advanced […]

  • 20 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) have announced today (20 January) that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in connection with ABP’s proposed Green Port Hull development at Alexandra Dock, Port of Hull. The parties have agreed to work together to develop plans for the construction of a new Siemens offshore wind turbine manufacturing […]