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Horns Reef 3 Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated in Hvide Sande

Executives from Vattenfall and MHI Vestas joined HRH Crown Prince of Denmark and Danish Prime Minister to open the country’s largest offshore wind farm. Horns Reef 3, Denmark’s latest wind energy achievement, was inaugurated at a VIP ceremony with HRH Crown Prince of Denmark officially opening the wind farm, along with Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, … Continue reading Horns Reef 3 Offshore Wind Farm Inaugurated in Hvide Sande

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New CEO and Co-CEO to lead MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s expansion

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) are pleased to appoint Philippe Kavafyan to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Lars Bondo Krogsgaard to Co-Chief Executive Officer (Co-CEO)of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The appointments will take effect on 1 April, 2018, and are made in accordance with the joint venture agreement’s principle of changing … Continue reading New CEO and Co-CEO to lead MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s expansion

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Suhail Bahwan Group invest in wind energy startup Altaeros Energies

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (“MHI”) and the Suhail Bahwan Group (“SBG”) have invested in Altaeros Energies, a Massachusetts-based technology company, to support the design and production of its Buoyant Airborne Turbine (“BAT”) renewable energy and communication platform. MHI and SBG bring deep strategic expertise in developing and executing large technology projects for industrial and government … Continue reading Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Suhail Bahwan Group invest in wind energy startup Altaeros Energies

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Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Second Phase Update

A consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research, has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, … Continue reading Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Second Phase Update

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Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm

A consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research, has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of … Continue reading Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm

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DONG picks Vestas offshore wind turbines for Irish Sea wind power project

  DONG has struck a conditional agreement to buy 32 of Vestas’ largest offshore wind turbines to expand a wind farm off the British coast. DONG said it was the first commercial order for the wind turbines, labelled V164-8.0 MW (megawatt), and it hoped to begin construction at the start of 2016. Vestas, the world’s … Continue reading DONG picks Vestas offshore wind turbines for Irish Sea wind power project

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind announces Velling Mærsk project secures phase two of development for the V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbines

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, a JV between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S, has reached a conditional agreement with Skovgaard Invest ApS and Energicenter Nord for the purchase of four V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbines for the Velling Mærsk project in Western Denmark.   The agreement allows for phase two … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind announces Velling Mærsk project secures phase two of development for the V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbines

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind won an order for four 8-megawatt wind turbines for a wind power project in Denmark

The wind turbines will be supplied to Skovgaard Invest ApS and Energicenter Nord for the Velling Maersk project, the joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (7011) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS). Each of the four 8-megawatt wind turbines will be set up onshore to test the installation, operations and maintenance before the venture … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind won an order for four 8-megawatt wind turbines for a wind power project in Denmark

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries joins Siemens in evaluating a potential proposal for Alstom

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Siemens AG today announced that they have joined forces in evaluating a potential proposal for certain assets of the French multinational conglomerate, Alstom in order to strengthen the future position of Alstom, MHI and Siemens. Germany-based Siemens AG, which has long had its eye on acquiring Alstom’s energy business, has … Continue reading Mitsubishi Heavy Industries joins Siemens in evaluating a potential proposal for Alstom

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Energy now operational

Final closing of the joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), dedicated to offshore wind power, has now taken place. The new company, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has 380 employees and is headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark. The joint venture is responsible for the design, further development, procurement, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and service related … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Energy now operational

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Vestas, Mitsubishi form offshore wind energy joint venture

The Danish wind turbine producer Vestas Wind Systems and Japanese Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have agreed to form a joint venture dedicated to offshore wind energy, Vestas said Friday in a press release. Vestas will transfer the development of the V164-8.0 MW, the V112 offshore order book, existing offshore service contracts and about 300 employees … Continue reading Vestas, Mitsubishi form offshore wind energy joint venture

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Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries form a joint venture dedicated to offshore wind energy

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) have agreed to form a joint venture (JV) dedicated to offshore wind energy. The JV will combine Vestas’ and MHI’s current capabilities within offshore wind turbines. Vestas will transfer the development of the V164-8.0 MW, the V112 offshore order book, existing offshore service contracts … Continue reading Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries form a joint venture dedicated to offshore wind energy

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MHI Begins Test Operation of Large-Scale Wind Power Generation System Adopting a Hydraulic Drive Train

In December Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) commenced test operation at its Yokohama Dockyard & Machinery Works of a large-scale wind power generation system that adopts a hydraulic drive train in place of the earlier gear-driven system. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. plans to capture a 10 percent share of the global offshore wind power market … Continue reading MHI Begins Test Operation of Large-Scale Wind Power Generation System Adopting a Hydraulic Drive Train

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Introduce Large-capacity Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), jointly with SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc), will begin an energy storage system demonstration project using the power grid in the UK’s Orkney Islands, which has a high proportion of renewable energy generation in relation to demand. The project aims at demonstrating power supply stabilization in the … Continue reading Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Introduce Large-capacity Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System

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