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MHI Vestas Wins First OWF Order in Japan

Mar 03, 2020

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a firm order with Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (AOW) to supply turbines for the Akita Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) Project. This is the first firm order in Japan for the Danish wind turbines manufacturer.'In a sector first for a utility-scale project in Japan, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has completed firm and unconditional orders to supply turbines for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms…

Ørsted Picks SGRE Turbine for 1.1GW OWP

Mar 04, 2020

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) said it has been selected by the Danish developer Ørsted as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its offshore wind power projects in the German North Sea totaling 1.142 GW.At both the 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 and the 242 MW Gode Wind 3 sites…

Giant Scottish OWF Wraps-up Piling Work

Mar 01, 2020

The giant offshore wind farm (OWF) project in the Moray Firth, off Scotland has finished pin piling work for 100 turbines and three substations at the site.The 950MW Moray East offshore wind development confirmed it has installed 309 pin piles…

MHI Vestas Confirms Taiwanese Offshore Gig

Feb 26, 2020

Danish wind turbines manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed firm contracts with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for the 589-MW Changfang and Xidao offshore wind complex in Taiwanese waters.Changfang and Xidao will have a joint…

Fred. Olsen to Install TWB II Turbines

Feb 25, 2020

Offshore wind farm vessels provider Fred. Olsen Windcarrier announced that its jack-up vessel Blue Tern has been contracted to finish installing the remaining 11 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II).“We are looking…

MHI Vestas to Supply Zhong Neng OWF Turbines

Feb 18, 2020

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been chosen as the preferred turbine supplier for the 300-MW Zhong Neng offshore wind project (OWF) in Taiwanese waters.MHI Vestas has reaffirmed its commitment to the nascent sector as it moves into prime position…

MHI Vestas Orders ABB Transformers

Feb 18, 2020

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, the global wind turbine manufacturer, has selected ABB’s Power Grids business to deliver its WindSTAR transformers for the Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK.ABB’s WindSTAR power transformers are designed…

Northwester 2 OWF Goes Online

Feb 02, 2020

The first turbine at the 219-MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm being built in Belgian waters has started exporting electricity to the country's power grid.The project will utilize 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5 MW turbines – the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date…

Manor to Power Borssele 1&2 OWF

Jan 28, 2020

UK-based marine engineering specialist Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract with Ørsted for the Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF), under which MRE will provide temporary power provision during the turbine commissioning phase…

Vietnam Begins 48 MW Wind Farm Construction

Jan 26, 2020

Climate Fund Managers (CFM), the manager of the Climate Investor One facility (CI1), have announced that construction has begun of its 48MW near-shore wind farm in Tra Vinh province Vietnam.CI1’s Construction Equity Fund has committed USD 71 million to the project company…

MHI Vestas Installs 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 26, 2020

Wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas) has installed a prototype of its V174 offshore wind turbine at the Osterild National test center in Denmark.The 9.5MW unit will be now be put through a “robust test program ...…

SeaTwirl Gets EU Patent

Jan 20, 2020

Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has secured a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) for its divisible offshore wind turbine.SeaTwirl has already been granted the same patent in Sweden, USA and China. SeaTwirl is a vertical floating…

Fos4X Monitors Veja Mate OWF

Jan 14, 2020

German wind turbine builder is carrying out a condition monitoring campaign at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.The rotor blade condition monitoring system or fos4X “retroX” system, consisting of a sensor platform and intelligent software…

Vattenfall, Swire Pact for HKZ Installation

Jan 14, 2020

Swedish developer Vattenfall has contracted Swire Blue Ocean (SBO)  for the installation of the Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farms in the Dutch North Sea.Using its flagship Pacific Osprey wind farm installation vessel…

TMA Logistics Wins SGRE Work

Jan 13, 2020

Dutch outfit TMA Logistics has been commissioned by Siemens Gamesa Renewables Energy (SGRE) to provide the transhipment and transhipment of wind turbines for Windpark Fryslân.Wind farm Fryslan comprises 89 wind turbines that will be realised in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer…

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