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  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind intends to use Siemens Gamesa’s new SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine at the upcoming 300 MW Hai Long 2 project in Taiwan. The deployment of the new turbine for the rest of the 1,044 MW Hai Long pipeline is also being considered, Siemens Gamesa said. The exact number of units […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas has signed a conditional contract for the manufacture of towers in Taiwan with a partnership between with CS Wind and Chin Fong. The companies held a signing ceremony in Taipei City on 30 October. 

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed that its 9MW turbine platform will be typhoon ready in 2020, in time for all offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind generated a net profit of EUR 26 million and secured an order intake of 3,180MW in 2018. 2018 was the first year in which MHI Vestas generated a positive net profit on a stand-alone basis since the launch of the joint venture by Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in 2014, highlighting […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    At both the 900MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 and the 242 MW Gode Wind 3 sites, Siemens Gamesa will deploy its new SG 11.0-200 DD offshore wind turbine.

  • 1 January 2015

    Under-manning and fatigue threaten WFSV safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. Marubeni and Technip to build Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator TenneT has awarded the Aibel/Keppel FELS consortium with a contract to supply the HVDC platform and an onshore converter station of the DolWin5 offshore grid connection project.  ABB will supply the complete HVDC electrical power system for the 900MW platform which is scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of 2024. […]

  • 13 July 2015

    Race Bank DONG Energy signed a contract with Belgian contractor Jan de Nul during the EWA OFFSHORE event in March for the installation of the export cables for the 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm. The full scope includes around 148km of cables to interconnect the 2 offshore substations and to connect each of them […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affected Siemens Gamesa’s operations and commercial activity, leaving a EUR 56 million mark on the company’s profitability in its second quarter of the fiscal year 2020 (January–March). Siemens Gamesa adjusted its operations to employ COVID-19 health and safety measures, and applied new solutions to ensure operations continue. The latter included re-routing […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have reached a conditional agreement for the purchase of 32 units of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s V164-8.0MW offshore wind turbine for installation at the Burbo Bank Extension project in Liverpool Bay off the north-western coast of England. The agreement will become the first commercial order for this powerful […]

  • 7 July 2016

    CS Wind UK, which is kicking off works on the UK’s first commercial offshore wind turbine tower factory, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens to produce up to 200 towers for the company’s offshore wind turbines between 2017 and 2019. The signing of the MoU has been reported along with the announcement on CS Wind holding a ground-breaking ceremony in […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    This evening, the Dutch government announced that a consortium of Shell, Van Oord, Eneco and Mitsubishi / DGE won the second Borssele tender. Following the announcement, the consortium revealed that the preferred supplier for the wind turbines is MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The team comprising Shell, Eneco, Van Oord, and Diamond Generating Europe (100% subsidiary […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Equinor and SSE Renewables plan to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base at the Port of Tyne, UK, to service the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Equinor and SSE Renewables. The construction of the wind farm, led by SSE Renewables, […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm (former name: Q10), 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations […]

  • 17 January 2013

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “NaiKun Wind”) announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2012, a fiscal period during which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring effort was undertaken in fiscal 2010 and the Company has […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Cleared for Takeoff The Supreme Court in London has rejected RSPB Scotland’s application for leave to appeal the decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firths of Forth and Tay offshore wind farm judicial review. BiFab Safe Until April Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), SSE and the partners to […]

  • 16 December 2011

    This calendar year, Siemens won six contracts for offshore wind farms with a total capacity of about 1.4 gigawatts (GW) – enough to supply clean electricity to more than 1.4 million homes. The latest success was the award of the Amrumbank West project in the North Sea, for Amrumbank West GmbH, a subsidiary of E.ON […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Wind energy technology company NGenTec has signed an industrial partnership with global gearing firm David Brown, owned by Clyde Blowers. Under the terms of the agreement David Brown will provide manufacturing expertise and testing services for the first 1MW prototype of NGenTec’s innovative new wind turbine generator, in return for an equity stake. The collaboration […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa and AREVA signed binding agreements for the creation of a joint venture in the promising offshore wind energy industry, culminating the exclusive talks initiated last January. The closing of the transaction is expected to be secured by the fourth quarter of this year, subject to approval by the French government and the relevant competition […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    It is official: Areva and Gamesa are entering into exclusive negotiations to create a 50/50 joint-venture company in the field of offshore wind power.  The companies announced this yesterday via official press release, just a couple of days after the rumors about their joint venture had come out in the media. They stated that, from […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Energy Management and VBMS (UK) Ltd have been selected by the proposed Navitus Bay wind farm as the preferred electrical transmission system supplier. The two companies will come together to form a joint venture to deliver the project and will aim to use UK supply chain partners to maximise the economic benefit to the region […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    SSE Renewables has selected Montrose Port as the preferred location for the O&M base for its Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. To remind, SSE’s 454MW Seagreen Phase 1 project was recently selected in the UK’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3 with a strike price of GBP 41.61/MWh. This long-term commitment to Montrose Port Authority will ensure […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a firm order with Two Towers Consortium for the Borssele V offshore wind project, for which the turbine supplier will deliver two of its V164-9.5 MW turbines. 

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) announced it has entered into agreements for the rights to acquire a majority equity stake in Gemini, a 600MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development. Gemini is located 85 kilometres off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea, which combines one of the strongest and most reliable wind […]