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  • 7 July 2020
    Technology

    MingYang Smart Energy Group introduced its new MySE11-203 offshore wind turbine on 7 July. Featuring hybrid drive, nameplate capacity of 11 MW, and a rotor diameter of 203 meters, MySE11-203 is said to be the world’s biggest hybrid-drive wind turbine. The company plans to install a prototype of the new wind turbine in 2021 and […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has placed a firm order with Siemens Gamesa for 140 SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines to be installed at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm off the Netherlands. The Swedish offshore wind developer opted for Siemens Gamesa’s 11 MW turbine model with a 200-metre diameter rotor, and not the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex model […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) has shipped out what will be the first double-digit megawatt wind turbine to be installed offshore China. The prototype 10 MW offshore anti-typhoon wind power unit is on its way to the Fujian Xinghua Bay Wind Farm (Phase II), DEC said. Back in 2019, DEC became the first Chinese company to […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a preferred supplier agreement with innogy to deliver 100 of its new SG 14-222 DD turbines for the Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The Sofia project will, therefore, be the first European project to install the 14 MW model that will be market-ready by 2024, on time for installation at the […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The US State of New Jersey plans to build the New Jersey Wind Port on the eastern shore of the Delaware River, with the construction expected to begin in 2021. The New Jersey Wind Port is described as a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment that will provide a location for staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Vessels

    U.S. companies MiNO Marine and 2nd Wind Marine are planning to start building two offshore wind construction support vessels in early 2021. They recently engaged U.S. shipyards, which are now evaluating the vessel design and preparing estimations on construction costs and building timeline. The Jones Act compliant vessels, called SuperFeeders, are DP2 purpose-built jack-ups that will […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Technology

    Shanghai Electric has commissioned China’s first 8 MW offshore wind turbine, which is now entering operation. The 8MW-167 offshore turbine, which features the “black start” technology, produces 20% more electricity and reduces the Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) by around 11% compared to the 7MW-154 wind turbine, Shanghai Electric said. The 8 MW turbine is […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent is now on its way back to the Port of Halifax from the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project site off Virginia, U.S., according to the vessel’s AIS data. This second trip to the Halifax port will see the Vole au vent picking up turbine towers […]

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

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 58 turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind project has been upended at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to the project developer, the installation of the Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines will start on 15 June. The first tower parts arrived in Belgium in mid-March from the port of Aviles […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Deugro has completed loading the second shipment of wind turbine towers for the SeaMade offshore wind farm at the Port of Avilés in Spain.

  • 1 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Ocean DEMO, a EUR 13 million Interreg-funded project, has recommended two floating wind technology developers for support packages under the second call.

  • 31 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has hired Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) to provide pre-assembly and ground logistics for the SeaMade offshore wind farm project in Belgium. Under the contract, MWS will pre-assemble 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW wind turbines prior to their transportation and installation at the site located 38-50 kilometres off the coast of Oostende. The turbine pre-assembly […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two turbine towers destined for the SeaMade offshore wind project have arrived at the Port of Ostend, Belgium. According to Otary, the first six tower parts arrived in Belgium on 24 March from the port of Aviles in Spain onboard the special purpose vessel Rotra Vente. Over the coming months, Rotra Vente and […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    WINDEA Offshore, together with its partner WP Systems, has tested the operation of the working platform SYSTEM terra for the repair of rotor blades at a Siemens SWT-3.6 offshore test turbine in the German district of Nordfriesland. The platform, which is used for maintenance and repair of rotor blades, has thus proven its functionality for […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. The prototype turbine was installed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark at the beginning of February. Unveiled in November 2019, the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine features a 193m diameter rotor using the 94m long Siemens […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is upgrading one of its Gusto 9000 jack-up vessels with a new crane capable of installing foundations and all known next-generation offshore wind turbines, the company said. Upon delivery in 2022, the Huisman 1600t LEC 65500 leg encircling crane will be the highest in the market. “With this new crane, we are […]

  • 7 February 2020
    R&D

    The installation of the Siemens Gamesa prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine has been completed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark.

  • 24 January 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The MHI Vestas V174-9.5MW prototype turbine has been installed at the Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark. According to MHI Vestas, the robust test program at the Danish test center will enable the thorough monitoring of the reliability and performance output of the flagship offshore wind turbine. “The construction of the V174-9.5 MW prototype at […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Technology

    Shanghai Electric has installed the first 8MW wind turbine at its Shantou Intelligent Manufacturing Base in Guangdong Province, said to be the largest unit ever installed in China. Shanghai Electric holds a license to manufacture, sell, and install Siemens Gamesa’s 8MW Direct Drive turbines in China. The installed turbine has a rotor with a 167-meter […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH has selected fos4X GmbH to provide a rotor blade condition monitoring system on the 402MW Veja Mate wind farm in the German North Sea. The fos4X “retroX” system, consisting of a sensor platform and intelligent software, was installed on strategically selected 10% of the wind farm’s turbines. The system enables […]

  • 7 January 2020
    R&D

    The components of Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine have started arriving in Østerild, Denmark, where they will be installed for testing. The nacelle has arrived in Østerild, while the three blades are expected to be transported from the Hanstholm harbor, craned and assembled at the end of this week, a spokesperson from Siemens […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Technology

    China’s Ming Yang Smart Energy has marked the start of the mass production of the MySE8-10MW typhoon-resistant offshore wind turbine at its factory in Yangjiang, Guangdong. The start of the mass production was launched at the Mingyang Yangjiang Smart Manufacturing Centre with the roll-out of the first nacelle for the typhoon-resistant turbine at the end […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the University of Texas at Dallas with a USD 3.3 million grant for its vertical axis floating offshore wind turbine. The award is part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and will be used for designing and building the turbine prototype. Designed by Dr. Todd Griffith, […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has opted for the Siemens Gamesa 11MW turbines for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 offshore wind farms in the Netherlands. The Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone is planned to be fitted with circa 140 units of Siemens Gamesa’s upgraded version of the Direct Drive turbine SG DD-193, which features the ability to reach […]

  • 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 […]