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The Offshore Wind Energy Podcast

Offshore wind power is one of the world’s fastest growing energy sources, with strong year on year growth expected across the next few decades. Many nations are banking on offshore wind to play a major role in reaching their decarbonization and sustainability targets and helping their economies recover from the COVID-19 crisis.  On the technology … Continue reading The Offshore Wind Energy Podcast

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Full power at first floating wind energy project in continental Europe

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind confirms that the final of three V164 8.4 MW wind turbines is now generating power to the Portuguese grid. The third and final V164-8.4 MW wind turbine installed on Principle Power’s semi-submersible WindFloat floating platform has now completed testing at the WindFloat Atlantic project site, and is generating clean, renewable wind … Continue reading Full power at first floating wind energy project in continental Europe

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MHI Vestas Signs Major Wind Power Supply Chain Contract in Taiwan

State-of-the-art facility will deliver technical components, furthering MHI Vestas’ local supply chain footprint, and local workers will be trained in world-class manufacturing standards. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a purchase agreement with KK Wind Solutions for local power conversion module (PCM) assembly, and local manufacturing of low voltage cabinets and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) … Continue reading MHI Vestas Signs Major Wind Power Supply Chain Contract in Taiwan

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Fasteners and cables for MHI Vestas wind energy projects in Taiwan to be produced by local companies

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has reached agreements with local Taiwanese suppliers to source both fasteners and cables, becoming the only wind turbine manufacturer to source these components locally. Deepening its commitments to Taiwan, MHI Vestas has become the only wind turbine manufacturer to source fasteners and cables locally, signing agreements with Boltun Corporation (Boltun) for … Continue reading Fasteners and cables for MHI Vestas wind energy projects in Taiwan to be produced by local companies

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind continues to deliver on localisation commitments in Taiwan

MHI Vestas deepens local offshore wind energy supply chain linkages with agreement to source multiple key wind turbine components from Taiwan-based Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group (YGG). MHI Vestas has signed a purchase agreement with local Taiwanese company, YGG, to source additional components for upcoming production of V174 wind turbines to be installed offshore in … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind continues to deliver on localisation commitments in Taiwan

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Manufacture of wind turbines for offshore wind energy in Taiwan

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has concluded a contract to source high voltage switchgear from within Taiwan, expanding existing supply chain commitments and becoming the first offshore wind turbine supplier to localise switchgear. MHI Vestas has finalised a purchase agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. (Mitsubishi Electric) to source switchgear for upcoming offshore wind projects in … Continue reading Manufacture of wind turbines for offshore wind energy in Taiwan

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Offshore wind energy, Construction started on major blade facility at Taichung Harbour

MHI Vestas supplier Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology Co., Ltd. (Tien Li) has started construction on 210,000 square metre facility in Taichung Harbour to supply blades in Taiwan. Tien Li, one of MHI Vestas’ key local supply chain partners, has begun construction on its new facility in Taichung Harbour. Both production and storage facilities are … Continue reading Offshore wind energy, Construction started on major blade facility at Taichung Harbour

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MHI Vestas UK receives order for wind turbines for offshore wind energy

Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd finalises turbine supply contract with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for 114 turbines for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm. The Seagreen project, which will be Scotland’s single largest source of renewable energy when complete, has today finalised the firm order for 114 V164-10 MW turbines from MHI Vestas, to be installed off … Continue reading MHI Vestas UK receives order for wind turbines for offshore wind energy

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of wind turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore wind power project in the UK

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has signed a conditional agreement for the Seagreen offshore wind energy project in the UK. If and when the project translates into a firm order, Vestas Wind Systems A/S will disclose a company announcement about this. The wind power project is to be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of wind turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore wind power project in the UK

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Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

MHI Vestas confirms that the final V164-8.4 MW wind turbine atop Principle Power’s semi-submersible WindFloat Foundation has left the quay in Northern Spain and is sailing toward the project site. When the final wind turbine arrives at its destination after a 250 km journey, WindFloat Atlantic will consist of three V164-8.4 MW wind turbines – … Continue reading Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

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First wind turbine installed at Borssele III/IV wind power project

The first of the 77 V164-9.5 MW wind turbines has been installed at the Borssele III/IV wind power project in the Dutch North Sea The first wind turbine at the 731.5 MW Borssele III/IV offshore wind energy project has now been installed by MHI Vestas at site 55 km off the coast of the Netherlands. … Continue reading First wind turbine installed at Borssele III/IV wind power project

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Wind energy MHI Vestas to manufacture wind turbine blades in Taiwan

MHI Vestas finalises contract with Swancor to source blade materials in Taiwan, further realising ambitious localisation plans. In another step forward for MHI Vestas’ industry-leading localisation plans in Taiwan, the company has confirmed a purchase agreement with Swancor to source several key blade manufacturing components locally. This contract strengthens Swancor’s presence in the offshore wind … Continue reading Wind energy MHI Vestas to manufacture wind turbine blades in Taiwan

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Northwester 2 completes wind turbine installation of first 9.5MW platform

The 219 MW Northwester 2 wind energy project in Belgium has now seen all 23 wind turbines fully installed. In a joint operation with MHI Vestas and Jan De Nul Group, Parkwind completed the final installation of wind turbines at the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. The 219 MW wind power project is located in … Continue reading Northwester 2 completes wind turbine installation of first 9.5MW platform

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MHI Vestas to accelerate its offshore wind power growth in Asia Pacific

MHI Vestas has appointed Masato Yamada as the Regional Manager Asia Pacific, to oversee the company’s growth across the Asia Pacific region. He was formerly the company’s Chief Strategy Officer based in Aarhus, Denmark, and will now be based in MHI Vestas’ Tokyo office. Mr. Yamada has been with MHI Vestas since the formation of … Continue reading MHI Vestas to accelerate its offshore wind power growth in Asia Pacific

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Vestas supplies V117-4.2 MW wind turbines to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for Akita Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm Project

Vestas has received a 139 MW order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply 33 Vestas V117-4.2MW typhoon variant turbines for Akita Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm Project. Located in Japan’s northern Akita prefecture, the wind farm will be the first utility-scale offshore project in Japan. The wind farm is owned by Akita Offshore Wind Corporation, … Continue reading Vestas supplies V117-4.2 MW wind turbines to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for Akita Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm Project

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Wind energy in Japan, MHI Vestas wind turbines for Akita Noshiro Offshore wind farm

Akita Offshore Wind Corporation (“AOW”) completes firm wind turbines agreement with MHI Vestas for the Akita Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm Project. In a sector first for a utility-scale wind power project in Japan, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has completed firm and unconditional orders to supply wind turbines for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms, … Continue reading Wind energy in Japan, MHI Vestas wind turbines for Akita Noshiro Offshore wind farm

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind inks wind turbines orders for Taiwan wind energy projects

MHI Vestas finalises contracts with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms. MHI Vestas and CIP have finalised commercial agreements for the Changfang and Xidao wind power projects in Taiwan with a combined capacity of 589 MW. The wind farm orders represent MHI Vestas’ first projects in Asia Pacific to reach … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind inks wind turbines orders for Taiwan wind energy projects

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Zhong Neng Agreement Underscores Considerable Localisation Progress for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind in Taiwan

After being selected as preferred wind turbine supplier for 300 MW project, MHI Vestas readies for noteworthy industrial announcements. On the heels of its selection as preferred wind turbine supplier for the 300 MW Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Farm, MHI Vestas has reaffirmed its commitment to the nascent sector as it moves into prime position … Continue reading Zhong Neng Agreement Underscores Considerable Localisation Progress for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind in Taiwan

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ABB to deliver Triton Knoll transformers

ABB’s Power Grids business has been selected by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas) to deliver its WindSTAR transformers which will deployed at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. MHI Vestas has been tasked deliver 90 wind turbines for the wind farm and ABB’s WindSTAR transformers will be installed in each turbine. ABB’s high-performance WindSTAR … Continue reading ABB to deliver Triton Knoll transformers

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MHI Vestas Installs Flagship V174-9.5 MW wind turbines

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. The robust test program at the Danish Test Centre Østerild will enable MHI Vestas to thoroughly monitor the reliability and performance output of the company’s flagship offshore wind turbine. “The construction … Continue reading MHI Vestas Installs Flagship V174-9.5 MW wind turbines

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