• Wind energy systems learn to swim

    An international research consortium intends to demonstrate the technical and financial feasibility of floating wind turbines. Scientists and companies from Germany, France, Spain, Great Britain,... read more
  • Substation for offshore wind farm Borkum has been completed

    Alstom has delivered the offshore transformer station for the Trianel wind farm Borkum in the North Sea and handed it over to Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG. The offshore installation... read more
  • Gamesa advances offshore project

    Gamesa transported the first rotor blade for the prototype of its offshore wind turbine from Aoiz factory (Navarre) to the port of Bilbao. The 62.5 m long blade is designed for the 5 MW wind turbine... read more

  • Bladt Industries establish jacket production at Lindø

    Bladt Industries are establishing a production site at Lindø Industrial Park (Denmark) based on another significant order for foundations for offshore wind. At Lindø, Bladt Industries will have more... read more
  • New CEO at CT Offshore

    After more than 10 years as CEO and owner/founder, Paw Cortes has decided to step down as CEO at Danish CT Offshore A/S. He will be followed by Frank Hansen who will start with CT Offshore on 1 May... read more
  • Offshore test side off the Aberdeen coast approved

    The Scottish Government announced consent for the development of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) at Aberdeen Bay. The development consists of 11 wind turbines and their connecting... read more
  • SylWin1 has been delayed

    Siemens is facing further delays in their offshore wind business. The grid connection project SylWin1 has been delayed all in all for about a year, because they hit an unexpected soft substrate layer... read more
  • Vattenfall intends to extend Kentish Flats

    Vattenfall intends to extend the Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, which is near the Thames Estuary in southeast England. The British authorities have given the energy supplier their approval to add... read more
  • Alstom implements DolWin3 offshore grid connection

    The transmission grid operator responsible for the German North Sea, TenneT has awarded the offshore grid connection DolWin3 to Alstom . As the general contractor, Alstom will deliver and construct... read more
  • BSH publishes grid plan for the North Sea

    The February, the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has presented the "Federal Plan for Offshore in the North Sea", the grid plan for Germany. It substantiates and complements the... read more