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Vestas to Launch Giant 15MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Feb 10, 2021

Danish wind turbine builder Vestas has introduced a giant 15 MW offshore wind turbine - V236-15.0 MW- joining GE's and Siemens' 'bigger is better' party.Vestas said the new turbine will have the world’s largest swept area exceeding 43,000 m2…

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Jan 15, 2021

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better…

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Tidal Transit in Another French Offshore Wind Farm Vessel Deal

Jan 12, 2021

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit have signed a contract for another Crew Transfer Vessel for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, offshore France. The wind farm site is owned by Eolien Maritime France SAS.The order follows a similar order signed in December 2020…

VIDEO: GIEK Discusses Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Financing

Dec 18, 2020

Dogger Bank, a wind farm site in the UK North Sea consisting of three phases A, B, and C, will cumulatively be the world's largest offshore wind farm, once in operation a couple of years from now.Fittingly, being the world's largest, the wind farm will feature the world's largest wind turbines…

Cadeler's 'Wind Orca' to Sport New Crane for Largest Offshore Wind Turbines of the Future

Dec 18, 2020

Offshore wind turbine installation company Cadeler, until recently known as Swire Blue Ocean, has ordered a new crane for its Wind Orca vessel, to prepare it for the giant offshore wind turbines of the future.The company has signed a contract…

GE to Deliver Giant 14MW Wind Turbines for Dogger Bank C Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 18, 2020

GE Renewable Energy has been confirmed as the preferred turbine supplier for Dogger Bank C offshore wind farm in the UK.The 1.2 GW third phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank wind farm owned by Equinor and SSE will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when complete in 2026…

GE Orders Two Crew Transfer Vessels for French Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 17, 2020

GE Renewable Energy Offshore Wind (GE) has ordered two crew transfer vessels destined to serve the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.GE has ordered the vessels from Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit. The two crew transfer vessels…

Ørsted to Sell 25% in 1,1GW U.S. Offshore Wind Project to NJ's PSEG

Dec 04, 2020

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has entered into an agreement to sell a 25% stake in its 1,1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City to New Jersey’s Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG). PSEG’s contribution will include…

Italy's Eni to Buy Stake in World's Largest Offshore Wind Project

Dec 04, 2020

The Italian oil giant Eni has reached an agreement to acquire a 20% stake in the 2.4 GW Dogger Bank A and B wind farms in the UK from SSE and Equinor which currently own a 50% each. Equinor said it would sell a 10% equity interest for a total consideration of around GBP 202…

Vineyard Wind Picks GE's Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbines for U.S. Project. Withdraws COP

Dec 02, 2020

Vineyard Wind, the company that plans to build the nation's first utility-scale offshore wind energy project over 15 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, has selected GE as its preferred supplier of wind turbine generators - the 13MW Haliade X type - for its Vineyard Wind 1 project…

Booming Offshore Wind Market Faces Shortage of Installation Vessels

Nov 27, 2020

Offshore wind is expanding rapidly, and as turbine and project sizes grow, demand for specialized installation vessels will soar, Rystad Energy said Thursday, however, warning that the boom might lead to a shortage of offshore wind installation vessels…

'Largest Ever' Offshore Wind Financial Close Reached for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 26, 2020

Equinor and SSE have announced a financial close on the first two phases of the world's largest offshore wind farm project - the Dogger Bank in the UK North Sea.Dogger Bank wind farm is a joint venture between SSE Renewables, who are leading the construction of the offshore wind farm…

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

Nov 20, 2020

The offshore wind industry has made great strides to become a cost-competitive option for grid and off-grid energy solutions. And today, the industry is growing faster than ever before, both in the well-established European market and in newer ones such as in China…

Sif-Smulders JV to Build Monopiles and Transition Pieces for Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Nov 19, 2020

SSE and Equinor, as developers of the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project in the UK, have ordered monopiles and transition pieces for the Dogger Bank A & B phases. The monopiles and transition pieces will be built by the Sif-Smulders joint venture…

GE's Giant Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Now Operates at 13MW

Oct 22, 2020

The world's largest offshore wind turbine in operation, GE's Haliade-X prototype, has been upgraded, or 'uprated' and is now operating at a 13 MW power output.The Haliade-X wind turbine prototype has been spinning in Rotterdam since November 2019…

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