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Siemens Gamesa Named Preferred Supplier for Further Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Nov 15, 2019 08:55 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa and Hai Long Offshore Wind signed a preferred supplier agreement for the delivery and servicing of turbines on the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project. The agreement is subject to contract and final investment decision from the consortium partners, Canadian independent power producer Northland Power Inc. and Taiwan-based developer Yushan Energy. read more...


Formosa 1: Taiwan's 1st Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated

Nov 15, 2019 08:48 | Fredericia, Denmark - The goal of the Taiwanese government is to expand offshore wind energy to 5,500 megawatts (MW) by 2025. An important milestone has been reached with the inauguration of Taiwan's first commercial offshore wind farm. read more...


Vestas Significantly Increases Sales and EBIT in Q3 2019, All-Time High Order Backlog

Nov 07, 2019 14:05 | Aarhus, Denmark - The wind turbiney manufacturer Vestas has published its figures for the third quarter of 2019: Vestas generated a revenue of EUR 3,646 m – an increase of 30 percent compared to the year-earlier period. EBIT before special items increased by EUR 153 m to EUR 429 m. read more...


Supply Contract Awarded for Largest Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 07, 2019 12:45 | Zamudio, Spain - The world’s largest floating wind power plant will be installed in Norway, equipped with 11 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD turbines. Scheduled to be commissioned in late 2022, Hywind Tampen will be the first ever floating wind power plant to power offshore oil and gas platforms. read more...


Massachusetts Selects Mayflower Wind Energy’s 804 MW Offshore Proposal

Nov 05, 2019 09:28 | Madrid, Spain - Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC (EDPR), has been chosen by Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy from offshore wind to the electricity customers within the state. read more...


RWE Renewables Opens First Office in Asia

Oct 31, 2019 14:42 | Essen, Germany - RWE Renewables announced the opening of its first Asian office in Tokyo, Japan. read more...


Taiwanese 376 MW Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Project Set for Launch

Oct 30, 2019 14:30 | Edinburgh, UK / Zamudio, Spain - The launch of the 376 megawatts (MW) Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in Taiwan took a step closer to construction following the firm order from partners Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (75 percent) and Swancor Renewable Energy (25 percent), who jointly developed the wind farm. read more...


Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Turbines

Oct 23, 2019 11:05 | Aarhus, Denmark - MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for the Seagreen Offshore Windfarm, Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm. The offshore project is build by SSE Renewables. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Takes Over Service for Trianel Offshore Windpark Borkum II

Oct 22, 2019 14:16 | Bremen, Germany - The independent full-service provider Deutsche Windtechnik has received another order to provide maintenance for offshore wind turbines. read more...


Siemens Gamesa: 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Receives Type Certification

Oct 09, 2019 09:07 | Hamburg, Germany - Siemens Gamesa has received offshore type certification for the company's 8-megawatt offshore wind turbine (WTG). The market implementation can start now. read more...


The Last Turbine in World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Is Up and Running

Oct 08, 2019 18:09 | Fredericia, Denmark - The largest offshore wind farm in the world to date, Hornesea One, is close to the finish line. The last of a total of 174 turbines has now been installed. The commissioning phase can now begin. read more...


Vestas Cuts Jobs in Germany and Denmark

Sep 27, 2019 16:00 | Aarhaus, Denmark - Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is responding to the changed product and market situation by reducing production of rotor blades in Europe. This affects jobs at the sites in Lauchhammer (Germany) and Lem (Denmark). read more...


International Conferences in Dublin Focus on Grid Integration of Renewable Energies

Sep 26, 2019 17:11 | Darmstadt, Germany - System operators have been aware of the growing potential for a wide-scale blackout for years as high volumes of renewable energy can make it more difficult for them to balance the frequency of the grid, which was originally built to accommodate fossil fuel power plants. read more...


Innogy Scores in British Offshore Auction with Mega-Project

Sep 26, 2019 16:54 | Essen, Germany - Innogy has reached a milestone on the way to the realisation of the British offshore wind farm Sofia. In the course of the latest round of auctions in Great Britain, a total of 6 offshore wind energy projects with a total capacity of around 5,500 megawatts (MW) were awarded a contract. read more...


Go-ahead Given for Nacelle Assembly Facility of Siemens Gamesa in Taiwan

Sep 18, 2019 17:22 | Zamudio, Spain – The wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa held a launch ceremony with local government authorities and wind industry partners in Taiwan for what will be the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. read more...