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  • science & technology

    FORESEA supports 15 offshore renewable energy technologies

    The FORESEA award enables developers to improve their renewable energy technologies and test it in real life conditions. (Graphic: Tocardo)

    The FORESEA programme has awarded “recommendations for support” to 15 offshore renewable energy technologies following its second call for applications. The awards will provide a real boost to technology developers by allowing them to test their technologies on the open sea, attract further investment, and move further along the path to commercialisation.

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  • project update

    Two new inter-array projects for Prysmian

    Prysmian will supply the 33 kV submarine inter-array cables for Merkur and Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farms. (Photo: Prysmian Group)

    Prysmian Group, specialist in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded two new contracts for offshore wind farms in Germany (Merkur OWF) and Denmark (Horns Rev 3 OWF).

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  • project update

    First turbine successfully installed at Nordsee One

    Installation of first Senvion turbine at Nordsee One was completed according to schedule. (Photo: innogy SE)

    Installation of the 54 Senvion 6 MW wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm has commenced at the base port in Eemshaven.

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  • politics & business

    DONG Energy rounds 1,000 wind turbines at sea

    The development of offshore wind turbines over the last 25 years is immense. (Graphic: DONG Energy)
    After 25 years of dedication to offshore wind DONG Energy has installed the 1,000th offshore wind turbine and plans to continue its venture unabated. From 2016 to 2020, DONG Energy is set to build more offshore wind capacity than ever before. Read more
  • project update

    Prysmian awarded cables supply contract for Rentel

    Prysmian secures contract for offshore wind farm inter-array submarine cables supply in Belgium. (Photo: Prysmian)
    Prysmian Group, specialist in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth up to € 13 milion by Tideway B.V. for the Rentel offshore wind farm project. Read more
  • project update

    Siemens wins service order for Veja Mate

    Siemens won service order for the the offfshore substation and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. (Photo: Veja Mate)
    Siemens has received an order for the maintenance and upkeep of the Offshore Substation (OSS) and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. Siemens will install 67 six MW class turbines for the 400 MW wind power plant and connect it to land with the BorWin2 DC grid connection. Read more
  • project update

    Senvion wins order over 203 MW for Trianel Borkum II

    At Trianel Borkum II wind farm 32 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines with a power upgrade will produce around 800 million kilowatt-hours of electricity every year. (Photo: Senvion)
    Senvion will deliver the offshore turbines for Trianel Windpark Borkum II. The project shall consist of 32 turbines from the Senvion 6.XM series. Read more
  • science & technology

    New inspection system for rotor blades

    Reetec’s new inspection system uses a camera to check the inside of wind turbine blades to analyze their condition. (Photo: Reetec)
    Reetec will present two new products, its Multi Connection Cabinet RE-MCC for offshore wind turbines and RE-VIS, its vertical rotor blade inspection system at WindEnergy Hamburg. Read more
  • politics & business

    Areva wants to sell its Adwen-shares to Gamesa

    Areva’s Board of Directors has decided to authorize its Executive Management to sell the company’s shares in the offshore wind company Adwen to Gamesa. With this, Areva further advances its focus on nuclear power. Read more
  • project update

    Sandbank feeds first power into the grid

    The installation of the foundations for offshore wind farm Sandbank. (Photo: Vattenfall / Ulrich Wirrwa)
    The offshore wind farm Sandbank has supplied its first wind power to the German electricity network. The first of the wind farm’s 72 wind turbines are successively being commissioned for power production. Read more
  • project update

    First turbine on Burbo Bank Extension installed

    The first turbine on DONG Energy’s offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension has been installed. It was also the first installation ever of the new 8 MW turbine produced by MHI Vestas, the V164-8.0 MW. Read more
  • project update

    Cable laying works for Nordsee One completed

    The 59 inter-array cables for offshore wind farm Nordsee One have been installed successfully with the help of the vessels Siem Aimery (shown on the left) and Siem Moxie (on the right). (Photo: SIEM Offshore Contractors GmbH)
    Three weeks ahead of schedule, the inter-array cables for offshore wind farm Nordsee One have been installed by SIEM Offshore Contractors GmbH. The foundations and the offshore substation for the 54 wind turbines have also already been installed. Read more
  • science & technology

    The world’s biggest wind turbine gearbox

     Adwen and Winergy developed the world largest gearbox so far exclusively for the Adwen 8 MW ASD 8-180 wind turbine. (Photo: Adwen)
    In close cooperation Adwen and Winergy developed the gearbox for Adwen's AD 8-180 offshore wind turbine. With an input torque of close to 10,000 kilonewton-meters (kNm) and a weight of 86 tonnes it is the largest wind turbine gearbox ever built in the world. Read more

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