Turbines News


AMSC Bags Wind Turbine ECS Order from AMSC

Aug 16, 2019

The US-based energy solutions provider AMSC announced it has received a $9 million order for its 5.5 MW wind turbine electrical control systems from the Korean power company Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC)AMSC signed an agreement…

Jan De Nul Bags Kriegers Flak Gig

Aug 15, 2019

The Luxembourg-headquartered Jan De Nul Group has signed a contract with Vattenfall Vindkraft Kriegers Flak P/S for the transport and installation of 72 8.4MW Siemens wind turbine generators for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm (OWF) in Denmark…

MMU Studies Floating Wind Stabilization

Aug 08, 2019

Academics from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) have won a grant to develop computer models to test the best methods to stabilize and control the motions of the turbine and its semi-submerged support structure.Wave simulation specialists…

Ørsted Offshore Wind Hub Comes in East Coast

Jul 25, 2019

Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind announced a landmark agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging center at Tradepoint Atlantic, a 3,300-acre global logistics center in Baltimore County, Maryland.Establishing a facility for offshore…

EU-Funded ELICAN Project Cuts 35% of Costs

Jul 23, 2019

The EU-funded ELICAN project's 5 MW prototype, which has been installed in the Canary Islands, has become the first self-installing, bottom-fixed offshore wind turbine to be commissioned in the world with full independence of costly heavy-lift vessels…

GE Unveils Massive Haliade-X Wind Turbine

Jul 23, 2019

GE Renewable Energy revealed the first manufactured components of the Haliade-X 12-MW offshore wind turbine at its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France.GE Renewable Energy said the nacelle will be shipped from Saint-Nazaire to Rotterdam-Maasvlakte in the Netherlands in the coming weeks…

SGRE Bags Largest U.S. OWP Order

Jul 22, 2019

The Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received an order for 1,714 MW from Orsted and Eversource.Encompassing three offshore wind power projects, the signed conditional contract is the largest U.S. offshore wind power (OWP) order to date…

Floating Windpower Partnership Formed

Jul 11, 2019

Japanese engineering giant Hitachi Zosen Corp and French marine renewables technology outfit  Naval Energies will work together in the field of floating wind power.The French marine renewables specialist said in a press release that the two…

Seajacks Gets Formosa 2 Installation job

Jul 10, 2019

U.K.-based offshore wind power installation provider Seajacks International has conditionally been awarded a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for the transport and installation of wind turbines at the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm…

ABB Transformers for Moray East

Jun 27, 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has contracted Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation ABB to supply transformers for the turbines at the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.ABB will manufacture 100 WindStar transformers at its factory in Vaasa…

World's Longest Wind Turbine Blade Debuts

Jun 25, 2019

The American supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry LM Wind Power, part of GE Renewable Energy, has displayed its first 107-meter blade, for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine, which has made its first trip outside its factory in Cherbourg…

Dutch-Aussie Team Targets Safer Blade Lifting

Jun 24, 2019

Dutch maritime contractors Van Oord and heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet are cooperating with Australian start-up Verton to design a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades.The technology specialist was scouted after…

Siemens Gamesa Enters Japan Offshore Market

Jun 21, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured its first preferred supplier nomination in the Japanese offshore wind sector, winning a preferred supplier status for a 455-MW project in Akita prefecture.The agreement with Obayashi Corporation currently includes using SG 8…

Siemens Gamesa Bags Formosa 2 Project

Jun 18, 2019

Spanish-based provider of the offshore and onshore wind turbines and services, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order for the supply of offshore wind turbines including a 20-year full Service agreement for…

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