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Seagreen Opts for MHI Vestas Turbines

Oct 17, 2019

Danish wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm.SSE Renewables is building Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm…

Windhoist Completes Hornsea One work

Oct 10, 2019

Windhoist UK, the wind turbine erection company, have now successfully completed all Pre-assembly operations at Hornsea 1, the world’s largest offshore wind power plant to date, comprising of 174 x Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines…

Final Turbine Installed at Taiwan 1st OWF

Oct 09, 2019

Formosa 1 announced that the installation of all 20 wind turbines for phase 2 of the project has now been completed.Formosa 1 is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan and will be able to supply 128,000 households with clean power…

Groix and Belle-Ile OWF Selects MHI Vestas

Oct 07, 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries,  has been selected as the preferred supplier for the Groix & Belle-Île floating offshore wind project in France.At a royal signing ceremony today in Paris…

DEME Completes Installation on Hornsea1

Oct 06, 2019

Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME) offshore unit said that its  ‘Sea Challenger’ and crew completed the installation of 174 SWT-7.0 MW turbines on  Hornsea One, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.The  global solutions provider in the offshore oil…

DNV GL Awards Type Certificate to SGRE

Oct 03, 2019

DNV GL, the global quality assurance and risk management company,  has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) with type certification for the manufacturer's new 8MW offshore wind turbine.The certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD machine…

GE Provides World's Most Powerful Turbines British OWF

Oct 01, 2019

Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has  unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier.Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with its next generation of offshore technology…

OHT Bags Moray East Jackets Gig

Sep 24, 2019

The heavy transport vessel operator Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has secured a contract from DEME Offshore to transport foundations for the 950MW Moray East wind farm off Scotland.The contract includes transportation of 48 jackets from Lamprell fabrication yard…

Ørsted Buys Into Turbine Transfer Innovator

Sep 24, 2019

Ørsted, the largest energy company in Denmark, has acquired a 22.5% share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology set to transform the way technicians access offshore wind turbines.The Get Up Safe (GUS) system, developed in partnership between Ørsted and Pict Offshore…

Senvion to Sell Assets to Siemens Gamesa

Sep 17, 2019

Insolvent German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is in exclusive talks with Siemens Gamesa (SGRE) over the sale of a substantial part of its business.The Germany firm said that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa…

SGRE Confirms Taiwan Offshore Wind Factory

Sep 17, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a nacelle assembly facility in the Port of Taichung in Taiwan that will be its first offshore  assembly facility outside Europe.Construction is due to begin in 2020 at the site located in the port of Taichung…

SGRE Builds World's Largest Wind Turbine Blade

Sep 13, 2019

Spanish wind power solutions provider Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE)  is building what it claims is the world's largest blade testing rig at its facilities in northern Denmark.The new facility will be capable of performing full-scale…

Jan De Nul Enters French Offshore Wind Market

Sep 12, 2019

Luxembourg-headquartered maritime contractor Jan De Nul Group has signed its first offshore wind construction contract in France.Sodraco International SAS, a French subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has signed a contract to transport and install…

Taiwan OWP Produces First Power

Sep 11, 2019

Danish power company Ørsted has announced the production of first power on the second phase of Formosa 1 offshore windfarm in Taiwan.The first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan began flowing power, with six of the 20 Siemens Gamesa…

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