An offshore wind farm using huge turbines has started to send electricity to the Belgian grid

An offshore wind farm using huge turbines has started to send electricity to the Belgian grid

This image shows the V164-9.5 MW turbine, which is being used at the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in waters off the coast of Belgium.Located in waters off the coast of Belgium, Northwester 2 is the first offshore project to deploy the turbine, according to manufacturer MHI Vestas.

World’s Largest Floating Wind Turbine Begins Generating Power

World’s Largest Floating Wind Turbine Begins Generating Power

The WindFloat Atlantic project connected the first of three 8.4-megawatt MHI Vestas turbines planned for installation.While groundbreaking in its own right, Hywind Tampen will directly power operations at two of Equinor's remote oil fields in the North Sea rather than attempting to make an onshore grid connection.

How UK Fight for Offshore Wind Jobs Could Reset the Supply Chain

How UK Fight for Offshore Wind Jobs Could Reset the Supply Chain

“Among the three turbine OEMs commercially active in the U.K., Siemens Gamesa and MHI Vestas have blade manufacturing facilities in Hull and the Isle of Wight, respectively, helping meet a portion of the local content requirement,” said Shashi Barla, WoodMac's principal analyst for the offshore wind supply chain.

Siemens Gamesa to Buy 3 Senvion Businesses, Saving 2,000 Jobs

Siemens Gamesa to Buy 3 Senvion Businesses, Saving 2,000 Jobs

The all-cash deal, which is expected to close before March 2020, includes all the firm’s intellectual property, its European service business and a Portugal-based blade manufacturing site.Having previously lagged behind MHI Vestas and Siemens Gamesa, GE Renewable Energy has secured several large offshore turbine orders in recent weeks.

SSE to showcase local Seagreen contracts as MHI Vestas snare turbine deal

SSE to showcase local Seagreen contracts as MHI Vestas snare turbine deal

John Hill, Seagreen project director at SSE Renewables, said: “Seagreen represents one of the most significant construction projects ever undertaken in Scotland and we want members of the Scottish supply chain to have the opportunity to work with us.

Offshore wind will need bigger boats. Much bigger boats

Offshore wind will need bigger boats. Much bigger boats

While wind turbine manufacturers led by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S and General Electric Co. are expanding the size of their machines quickly, the small cadre of mainly closely-held specialist shipowners that does the installations is hesitant to build more ships before they know how big the vessels need to be.

Energy Voice  -  Turbine at Aberdeen Bay down for six weeks due to possible 'lighting strike'

Energy Voice - Turbine at Aberdeen Bay down for six weeks due to possible 'lighting strike'

The £330 million Aberdeen Bay wind project, also called the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), is home to some of the world’s most powerful turbines. “The cause of the damage will be investigated by manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.

Wind turbine supply chain worth over £400m, Woodmac claim

Wind turbine supply chain worth over £400m, Woodmac claim

Woodmac power and renewables senior analyst, Shashi Barla, said: “We expect the global market share among the top five-turbine OEMs to rise to more than 73% by 2027, compared to just 54% in 2016. The project will include the supply and installation of 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine generators.

Scottish ROV firm wins seven-figure Moray East Windfarm deal

Scottish ROV firm wins seven-figure Moray East Windfarm deal

A Scottish-headquartered remotely operated vehicle (ROV) firm has announced a seven-figure deal with the Moray East Offshore Windfarm project. The 950 megawatt (MW) Moray East Offshore Windfarm confirmed a number of multi-million pound contracts with Siemens, Boskalis and MHI Vestas.

UAE firm handed £160m Moray East fabrication deal

UAE firm handed £160m Moray East fabrication deal

The 950 megawatt (MW) Moray East Offshore Windfarm confirmed a number of multi-million pound contracts with Siemens, Boskalis and MHI Vestas. Moray East Offshore Windfarm added that it will also generate power at almost two-thirds less than the cost of current UK wind farms.

Moray East Windfarm announces £2.6bn project investment amid clutch of deals

Moray East Windfarm announces £2.6bn project investment amid clutch of deals

The 950 megawatt (MW) Moray East Offshore Windfarm today stated its intention to compete with the largest developments in the UK as Siemens, Boskalis and MHI Vestas all revealed multi-million pound contracts.

Offshore wind blade maker's expansion to create 1,000 jobs

Offshore wind blade maker's expansion to create 1,000 jobs

The expansion of manufacturing offshore wind blades at MHI Vestas’ Isle of Wight factory is set to create hundreds of jobs, the company said. She said MHI Vestas was contributing to this “success story” with hundreds of new skilled jobs and driving regional growth.

EDF Names MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for US Offshore Wind Project

EDF Names MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for US Offshore Wind Project

Atlantic City, USA - EDF Renewables North America has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred supplier for the Nautilus Offshore Wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Wind turbine factory to create 'hundreds of jobs'

Wind turbine factory to create 'hundreds of jobs'

MHI Vestas said it will recruit new staff in the coming weeks at its plant on the Isle of Wight, which currently employs 300 people.

MHI Vestas appoint new UK country manager

MHI Vestas appoint new UK country manager

Offshore wind turbine firm MHI Vestas have announced the appointment of Julian Brown as UK country manager. Philippe Kavafyan CEO at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, said: “MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has built a strong presence in the UK over the past four years, having created over 500 jobs in manufacturing, construction and services.

Moray East Signs Conditional Agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Moray East Signs Conditional Agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Moray East Signs Conditional Agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Edinburgh, Scotland - Following the announcement in October 2017 of the selection of MHI Vestas as preferred turbine supplier for the Moray East offshore wind project, Moray East has signed a conditional agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the supply and installation of 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine generators.