• Substation for Global Tech 1 is complete

    The consortium composed of Alstom Grid and Keppel Verolme delivered the substation for the offshore wind farm Global Tech 1 in the North Sea on 8 May. The installation of the 9,000-tonne colossus was... read more
  • Feasibility study: Test Stand for new wind turbines

    The Jülich Research Centre in Germany is evaluating the construction and operation of a large test stand for drive trains of wind turbines with gearboxes. The Centre for Wind Power Drives (CWD) of the... read more
  • Alstom's offshore turbine receives its first certification

    Alstom has completed the performance measurement of its 6 MW offshore wind turbine Haliade 150 at Le Carnet in France. The facility was certified after three months of measurements in accordance with... read more

  • alpha ventus draws positive balance

    Last year, the German offshore wind farm alpha ventus fed 267.8 GWh of electricity into the transmission grid. This means that the energy yield exceeded the original forecast by 15.3%, says the... read more
  • London Array officially world’s largest wind farm

    The project, jointly owned by Dong Energy, Masdar and E.ON, announced that the first 630 MW phase of the offshore wind farm in the Thames estuary is completed. With all 175 turbines now fully... read more
  • 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