Offshore Wind Energy

Huber+Suhner to showcase smart solutions for energy networks at WindEnergy

Leading international manufacturer of applications and solutions for optical and electrical connectivity, Huber+Suhner, is set to demonstrate its portfolio of smart energy solutions at WindEnergy in Hamburg, taking place September 25-28, 2018.

24.09.2018

SH Group expands business areas to the offshore wind segment

Wind Handling equipment from SH Group

SH Group expands business areas to the offshore wind segment by using their already existing knowledge and competencies within their 20 years of operating in the oil and gas industry to seek new challenges and gain further market share.

12.09.2018

Largest co-located battery installed in the UK

Vattenfall’s co-located battery installation helps to provide reliability service to UK National Grid. (Photo: Vattenfall)

Vattenfall’s battery@pyc, the largest co-located battery installation in the United Kingdom, is now operational and stores renewable wind power from Vattenfall’s Welsh onshore wind farm Pen y Cymoedd.

18.05.2018

East Anglia ONE awards ODE Client Representatives contract

International engineering and operations support services contractor ODE, an integral part of the DORIS Group, has been awarded a consultancy framework agreement by ScottishPower Renewables for the provision of client representatives during construction activities for the East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm. The agreement is the latest development in a ten-year relationship between ODE and ScottishPower Renewables, which plans to invest £2.5 billion in the East Anglia ONE project.

17.05.2018

Vattenfall commences construction of 353 MW onshore wind farm in Sweden

Already in operation: Vattenfall‘s onshore wind farm Stor Rotliden in the north of Sweden, approx. 60 km of the planned wind farm Blakliden/Fäbodberget. (Photo: Vattenfall)

Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities in the North of Sweden is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of Sweden's largest onshore wind farms.

16.05.2018

Siemens Gamesa secures new order in Japan for 74.8 MW

 Siemens Gamesa will supply 22 SWT-3.4-108 for two wind farms in Hokkaido. (Photo: Siemens Gamesa)

Siemens Gamesa reached its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation for two projects in Hokkaido, and will supply 22 of its SWT-3.4-108.

15.05.2018

World's most powerful commercial wind turbine successfully installed

A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-east Scotland after the world’s most powerful single turbine was successfully installed on April 9th for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The turbine is the first of 11 to be deployed at the facility in Aberdeen Bay. Two turbines will have a capacity of 8.8 MW, the other nine will have a capacity of 8.4 MW

11.04.2018

Port Knock in Emden becomes service base for MHI Vestas Offshore

Jan Hattermann, Senior Manager Port & Logistics Services at EMS Maritime Offshore, Stephan Kremers, Commissioning Project Manager of MHI Vestas Offshore (Photo: EMO)

From March 2018, EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) will provide port facilities in Emden and logistics services to the wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas for the "Borkum Riffgrund 2" offshore wind farm. After the installation of the 56 V164‐8 MW wind turbines, MHI Vestas will commission the wind turbine generators and use the service base at Port Knock at the river Ems.

19.03.2018

Siemens Gamesa to provide service for four innogy wind farms in Poland

Siemens Gamesa will provide service to Polish onshore wind farms of innogy SE. Via its subsidiary innogy Renewables Polska, the company has signed four agreements with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to cover service and maintenance for 55 of its wind turbines. The turbines with a combined rating of 120 MW are installed at four different onshore wind farms in Poland.

06.03.2018

E.ON builds new 57‑MW wind park in Italy

Start of construction of Morcone project. (Photo: E.ON)

E.ON has begun construction of a new onshore wind farm in Italy. Nineteen turbines of the three-megawatt class from the Danish manufacturer Vestas will provide clean energy in the future. The wind farm was the largest project awarded by the Italian government at an auction in 2016.

19.02.2018

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