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Siemens Gamesa Named Preferred Supplier For Japanese Offshore Wind Farm

July 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Spanish offshore wind giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced last month that it had received its first preferred supplier nomination for the Japanese offshore wind industry, being nominated as preferred supplier for the Northern Akita offshore pipeline in Japan which has a capacity of up to 455 megawatts (MW). 


Global Offshore Wind Market Grew 16% In Last 12 Months

June 26th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The global offshore wind market has grown by 16% over the last 12 months, according to new figures from the UK's wind energy trade body, RenewableUK, with the United States accounting for nearly half of the rapid global growth. 


Ørsted Set To Build New Jersey’s First Offshore Wind Farm

June 24th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish energy company and offshore wind giant Ørsted has been awarded the right to build New Jersey's first offshore wind farm after the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities last Friday approved the development of the 1.1 gigawatt (MW) Ocean Wind offshore wind farm. 


GE’s 12 Megawatt Haliade-X Turbine Tower & Blade Make First Appearances [Photos]

June 24th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The component parts of GE Renewable Energy's mammoth 12 megawatt (MW) Haliade-X wind turbine prototype set for installation in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, continue to make appearances, with the turbine tower arriving late last week, just before the first turbine blade made its first appearance outside the company's factory in Cherbourg, France. 


China Stands Ready To Become Offshore Wind Powerhouse

June 11th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

China's offshore wind turbine manufacturers could become some of the most dominant in the industry without ever having to succeed overseas, according to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, with the country's offshore wind market set to add 40 gigawatts (GW) of capacity over the next decade. 


Ørsted Awards First US-Based Offshore Wind Vessel Contract

May 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish offshore wind energy giant Ørsted entered into a partnership with offshore wind support services company WindServe Marine to construct two purpose-built offshore Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), the company's first such contract in the United States. 


Ørsted Finally Commits To 900 MW Taiwanese Changhua Offshore Wind Farm

May 2nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish offshore wind energy giant Ørsted announced at the end of April that it had finally taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan after several months of delay caused by the country's indecision and delays regarding the Feed-in Tariff for offshore wind



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