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Vestas becomes first wind energy supplier to set long-term safety targets, along with high ambitions for employee diversity

27 January 2020

As the renewables sector continues to grow, Vestas’ is upholding its vision to become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions. Establishing a sustainable organisation, capable of achieving longevity amidst a rapidly evolving energy landscape is key to fulfilling this vision. MORE ❯

MHI Vestas Installs Flagship V174-9.5 MW Prototype

24 January 2020

Following the V174-9.5 MW turbine’s market launch in February 2019, the prototype has now been successfully installed at Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark. MORE ❯

ControlCentre recognised for Excellence in Operations and Maintenance

24 January 2020

Natural Power’s state-of-the-art ControlCentre has been named as a finalist in the Excellence in Operations and Maintenance category at the Irish Wind Industry Awards. The winners will be announced at a Gala Ball this evening (24th January) at Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin.
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Vestas receives 60 MW order with auction win in Poland

23 January 2020

Vestas has received a 60 MW order from Eurowind Energy A/S, a leading developer and operator of sustainable energy projects, for the Janikowo wind project which will be located in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province in Poland.
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First foundation installed at Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

23 January 2020

The first of 90 innovative short-sleeved transition pieces (TP) for the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, has been successfully installed. The TP’s are designed (with the support of UK subcontractor Atkins) engineered and built by Smulders/SIF.
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Deutsche Windtechnik acquires GFW – Together even stronger than before in international turbine service

23 January 2020

Effective 01.01.2020, Europe's leading independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik AG has acquired 100 percent of the shares in GFW Gesellschaft für Windenergieanlagen GmbH & Co KG. The aim is to further strengthen the companies in their international growth and to increase their capacity to provide maintenance for wind turbines. MORE ❯

As the renewables sector continues to grow, Vestas’ is upholding its vision to become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions. Establishing a sustainable organisation, capable of achieving longevity amidst a rapidly evolving energy landscape is key to fulfilling this vision. MORE ❯
Following the V174-9.5 MW turbine’s market launch in February 2019, the prototype has now been successfully installed at Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark. MORE ❯
Natural Power’s state-of-the-art ControlCentre has been named as a finalist in the Excellence in Operations and Maintenance category at the Irish Wind Industry Awards. The winners will be announced at a Gala Ball this evening (24th January) at Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin.
MORE ❯
Vestas has received a 60 MW order from Eurowind Energy A/S, a leading developer and operator of sustainable energy projects, for the Janikowo wind project which will be located in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province in Poland.
MORE ❯
The first of 90 innovative short-sleeved transition pieces (TP) for the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, has been successfully installed. The TP’s are designed (with the support of UK subcontractor Atkins) engineered and built by Smulders/SIF.
MORE ❯
Effective 01.01.2020, Europe's leading independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik AG has acquired 100 percent of the shares in GFW Gesellschaft für Windenergieanlagen GmbH & Co KG. The aim is to further strengthen the companies in their international growth and to increase their capacity to provide maintenance for wind turbines. MORE ❯

23 Jan | ORE Catapult’s Andrew Macdonald running for Scottish Renewables Board

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is supporting a bid by Andrew Macdonald for election to the Board of Scottish Renewables.

23 Jan | New guide spotlights public input opportunities during US offshore wind development

AWEA and the University of Delaware’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind partner to help the public more easily participate in the existing federal feedback process
 

20 Jan | Vestas to produce zero-waste wind turbines by 2040

At Vestas, enabling a more sustainable future has always been at the core of what the company does. Now, Vestas is expanding its sustainability focus beyond the positive contribution of its products to also address waste generated in the value chain.

20 Jan | Goldwind Will Work In Depth Cooperation With Wind Solar Energy On Wind Power Projects In Ukraine

Recently, “Goldwind International Holdings (HK)”, a wholly owned subsidiary of “Xinjiang Goldwind Science&Technology Co.

20 Jan | Ingenuity of UK entrepreneur set to save Europe’s wind industry £250 million per year

GE Renewable Energy and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult are backing the development of a new technology which promises to reduce manual working at offshore wind farms, slashing one of the industry’s biggest maintenance costs by 80 per cent.

17 Jan | North Wales civil engineering firm begins work for world’s largest offshore wind farm

A North Wales civil engineering company has started work for the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has commenced preliminary construction on onshore works for Dogger Bank Wind Farms near the coastal village of Ulrome, East Riding of Yorkshire.

16 Jan | Deutsche Windtechnik will be providing maintenance for Vestas V112 turbines at the Bokel-Ellerdorf wind farm

Starting in February 2020, Deutsche Windtechnik will be taking over maintenance at the Bokel-Ellerdorf wind farm, Part 3. The new service contract covers full maintenance for the six Vestas V112 wind turbines, including large components.

16 Jan | Late Surge in Offshore Wind Financings Helps 2019 Renewables Investment to Overtake 2018

London and New York, January 16, 2020 – Investment in renewable energy capacity worldwide was $282.2 billion last year, up 1% from 2018’s $280.2 billion, with the world’s biggest market (China) slipping back, but its second-largest (the U.S.) hitting a new record.

16 Jan | Van Oord and NYK partnering in offshore wind installation vessels in Japan

Van Oord and NYK have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly own and operate offshore wind installation vessels under the Japanese flag. The collaboration is using Van Oord’s technical and operational expertise in offshore wind and NYK Group’s knowledge of the Japanese market.

16 Jan | Aberdeen’s Petrofac appointed for Seagreen wind farm substations

SSE Renewables is pleased to announce the appointment of leading FTSE-250 company Petrofac as the preferred supplier of onshore and offshore substations to the 1,075MW Seagreen offshore wind farm project.

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Mayflower Wind Energy LLC (a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC) has awarded a contract for the fabrication and delivery of the Mayflower Wind project’s offshore substation approximately 40 kilometres south of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to a joint venture comprised of long-standing business partners Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime. The offshore substation project will be initiated in January 2020.

15 Jan | Semco Maritime and Bladt Industries joint venture inks offshore substation contract with Mayflower Wind Energy LLC 

Mayflower Wind Energy LLC (a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC) has awarded a contract for the fabrication and delivery of the Mayflower Wind project’s offshore substation approximately 40 kilometres south of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to a joint venture comprised of long-standing business partners Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime. The offshore substation project will be initiated in January 2020.