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  • 10 March 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has broken ground on a nacelle assembly facility in Taichung Harbor, Taiwan. Back in February, Siemens Gamesa signed a contract with Chung Lu Construction Co. for the land preparation and the construction of the nacelle assembly facility. Chung Lu has now begun the work on the site, on track for the start of […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a nacelle assembly facility in the Port of Taichung in Taiwan. Construction is due to begin in 2020 and the nacelle assembly facility is expected to be operational in 2021. The parcel of land being developed in Taiwan measures over 30,000 square metres and will be used […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Vestas has announced that the nacelles for prototype and pre-series versions of their new dedicated offshore turbine, the V164-7.0 MW, will be assembled at Lindø, Denmark. For these purposes, Vestas has signed a fixed period business lease agreement with Lindø Industrial Park. The agreement, which takes effect on 1 January 2012, covers the lease of […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Vestas, Danish wind energy giant, has been given a green light for their wind turbine plant in Kent, according to BBC. The application for over 70 hectares of land at Sheerness Dock has been approved by Swale Borough Council on Thursday and now needs government approval. Vestas claims that the new plant which will produce […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ørsted for their 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project includes the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a service agreement. As part of this firm order, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa plans to expand its nacelle assembly facility in Taichung to form a regional offshore wind nacelle industrial hub together with Taiwan-based suppliers. The first project to be supported by the broader manufacturing plant will be the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project, the turbine manufacturer said. The expansion is subject to certain conditions […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as the preferred supplier for the Greater Changhua offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 900MW.

  • 10 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has begun the production of turbines for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. GE, in charge of providing 80 Haliade 150-6MW turbines for the project, said that the routing of components and materials is currently underway at its Saint-Nazaire production site. The Haliade unit destined for the 480MW French wind farm was tested onshore […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind, MHI Vestas and Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will utilize a new floating turbine installation method on the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, an industry’s first. The revolutionary construction methodology is based on using a floating installation vessel to assemble the turbine components, which will be located onboard the deck, as well as a dummy […]

  • 10 May 2018

    GE Renewable Energy has revealed additional details on the size and power of the Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine.

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium comprising ENGIE, EDP Renewables and Caisse des Dépôts has awarded ABS Group with a contract to provide design verification services for the Les Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France.

  • 1 April 2015

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been granted type certification for the V164-8.0 MW from leading classification group DNV GL. Chief Technology Officer Torben Hvid Larsen said the type certification of the V164-8.0 MW validates the thorough test and verification programme, demonstrating the quality of the turbine. “The fact that certification of the V164-8.0 MW from […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Statoil is seeking proposals for equipment and procedures to facilitate efficient heavy maintenance operations on floating and far offshore wind turbines without the use of jack-up vessels or large floating crane vessels.

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A new wind turbine installation and maintenance technology being developed by SENSE Offshore Limited could cut the cost of energy from future deepwater sites by around 9% and from nearshore sites by 4%, the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst study shows.

  • 16 March 2016

    The engineering company BIIR has developed and supplied new equipment for the assembly of nacelles of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s 8MW turbine.  In connection with MHI Vestas’ sale of offshore wind turbines, BIIR has developed various mounting wagons, which ensure that cases of the turbine nacelles can be placed correctly. The assembly takes place in Lindø Industrial Park, which […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract to provide cable and assembly supplies for wind turbines worldwide. Prysmian will supply turbine tower and nacelle cables and assemblies for Siemens Gamesa turbines in 2020. The supply includes low voltage cables and assemblies for nacelle platforms, low voltage cables for towers and fully terminated medium […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Maximising the economic benefit from offshore wind is a key priority for the UK Government, reveals a new report. The Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB) annual report explains how the board is pursuing a comprehensive programme of real action to drive down costs and maximise benefits to the UK economy – tackling issues from skills […]

  • 9 April 2013

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has released the ABS Guide for Building and Classing Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Installations to provide the most comprehensive requirements to date. Based on the results of case studies and existing technologies, the new Guide provides criteria for the design, construction, installation and […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa have signed a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy.

  • 29 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its ‘first-click’ test in Esbjerg on Tuesday, 28 March, innogy SE said.

  • 3 January 2011

    Despite significant challenges in 2010, the U.S. wind industry continued to make good on its promise to strengthen America, and laid the foundation for a strong return in 2011. As the year closed, industry leaders appealed to Washington to adopt a long-term energy plan so the benefits of wind energy can continue for decades to […]

  • 14 January 2020

    The nacelle of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine is being assembled at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark. The nacelle arrived in Østerild about a week ago, while the three blades were set to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled shortly after. The nacelle prototype was produced in Brande, while […]

  • 28 May 2013

    This morning Gamesa completed assembly of the main parts (tower, nacelle and blades) of Spain’s first prototype offshore wind turbine, which has been installed at the Arinaga Quay in Gran Canary Island. Installation of the tower, nacelle and the three blades, which were shipped from Bilbao port to the Canaries, began in the middle of […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Vestas has developed an innovative approach to cut the cost of installing offshore turbines. At a new site at the port of Esbjerg, onshore pre-assembly of turbines means fewer expensive hours spent at sea.  This will significantly reduce the cost associated with cranes and installation vessels – all contributing to lowering the cost of energy […]