"Haliade-X" News

GE's Giant 13MW Offshore Wind Turbines to Debut at Dogger Bank A & B

Sep 22, 2020

Wind turbine constructor GE Renewable Energy will supply its giant 13MW Haliade-X wind turbines for the Dogger Bank wind farm phases A and B. Dogger Bank is a giant offshore wind farm project in the UK, jointly owned by SSE and Equinor. Once completed…

Offshore Wind Turbines: Size Really Matters, Rystad Says

Sep 18, 2020

With the offshore wind industry growing, even during the global pandemic, offshore wind turbines are expected to grow in size and capacity, too, and Rystad Energy believes bigger is better.As previously reported, Siemens Gamesa in May announced…

Photo: First Nacelle Built for France's First Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 15, 2020

The first offshore wind turbine generator nacelle has been completed for what will be France's first offshore wind farm - the Saint-Nazaire project - wind turbine maker GE Renewable Energy said Tuesday.The nacelle, which contains the generator…

GE, Partners Building Largest Wind Turbine Rotor Test Rig

Aug 24, 2020

GE Renewable Energy said Monday it was building the largest wind turbine rotor test rig of its kind, in Wieringerwerf, the Netherlands –  on the border of the IJsselmeer, approximately 70 kilometers north of Amsterdam.The test facility is being constructed at LM Wind Power’s WMC Technology Center…

Pipeshield Makes Concrete Mattresses for Saint Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 18, 2020

Pipeshield International, a subsea asset protection and stabilization solutions provider, has delivered concrete mattresses to the EPCI joint venture of Eiffage Métal and DEME for Saint Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.Pipeshield, a Tekmar company…

Danish Energy Trading Firm to Buy Power from World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 17, 2020

Energy trading firm Danske Commodities has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 480 MW with the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank.Danske Commodities will be responsible for the trading and balancing of 480 MW. Dogger…

Largest Jack-Up to Install Largest Turbines at World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 07, 2020

Offshore services company Jan De Nul has signed a final contract to transport and install offshore wind turbines for what will be the world's largest offshore wind farm complex - the 3.6GW Dogger Bank in the UK.Jan De Nul will use its Voltaire jack-up vessel…

Ørsted Seeking New Interconnection Site for Skipjack Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

Danish offshore wind power giant Ørsted will not be building an interconnection facility at the Fenwick Island State Park in Delaware, for the 129MW Skipjack offshore wind farm, as previously planned.A year ago, Ørsted signed a non-binding memorandum…

Bernhard Schulte Takes Delivery of Hybrid SOV from Ulstein

Jun 24, 2020

Norwegian Ulstein shipyard has delivered service operation vessel (SOV) Windea Jules Verne to Bernhard Schulte Offshore.The battery hybrid vessel will work at the Merkur offshore wind farm offshore Germany, where it will be operating for GE Renewable Energy…

GE to Hire 250 Workers at Wind Turbine Blade Building Site

Jun 19, 2020

GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit 250 workers at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, by the first quarter of 2021. 'Every new hire will go through an intensive training program at the factory's ‘Center…

World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine Hits Key Milestone

Jun 19, 2020

The world's most powerful wind turbine in operation, GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype, has reached an important milestone.Namely, classification company DNV GL has granted it a provisional type certificate (IECRE Provisional RNA…

Pacific Osprey's Extended Crane Boom Operational

Jun 04, 2020

Offshore wind farm installation firm Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has said that its Pacific Osprey jack-up is officially returning to operations with an extended crane boom designed to install the latest generation of wind turbines. 'With this upgrade…

Enbridge Sells Stakes in French Offshore Wind Projects

May 07, 2020

Canadian energy infrastructure firm Enbridge has reached a deal to sell 49% of its 50% interest in three offshore wind projects under development in France to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments).The deal includes initial proceeds of over C$100 million (USD 71…

Bernhard Schulte Offshore Names New SOV

Mar 04, 2020

The new service operation vessel (SOV) of Bernhard Schulte, designed and built by Ulstein, will carry the name 'Windea Jules Verne' and work for GE Renewable Energy at the Merkur offshore wind project soon.The vessel received its name after one of the world’s most popular adventure writers…

New Crane Booms for Swire's Pacific Osprey

Jan 24, 2020

Offshore wind farm installation company Swire Blue Ocean has awarded Blue Water Shipping a contract to transport new crane boom for its Pacific Osprey jack-up unit.Blue Water Shipping will transport Pacific Osprey’s new crane boom from NOV’s manufacturing yard to Denmark aboard SAL’s M/V Wiebke…

Current News

Russian Antarctic Vessel Docks in South Africa as Green Groups Protest

Russian Antarctic Vessel Docks in South Africa as Green Groups Protest

Eni Pens $8B Libya Offshore Gas Deal

Eni Pens $8B Libya Offshore Gas Deal

TotalEnergies, Partners to Start Drilling Offshore Lebanon in Q3 2022

TotalEnergies, Partners to Start Drilling Offshore Lebanon in Q3 2022

New Petrobras CEO Says to Drive Energy Shift while Expanding Oil and Gas

New Petrobras CEO Says to Drive Energy Shift while Expanding Oil and Gas

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine