Project update news

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    Trianel wind farm Borkum at full capacity in trial operation

    The Trianel wind farm Borkum is connected to the grid and producing electricity at full power. Approximately one year after completion, all 40 turbines are now in trial operation. The delay was caused... read more
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    First monopiles for the Gemini successfully installed

    The first monopiles at the Gemini offshore wind farm have been successfully installed. The 600 MW wind farm is expected to be fully operational by 2017. read more
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    Construction begins at the Sandbank offshore wind farm

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München have begun construction on the offshore wind farm Sandbank. The first of 72 foundations has been driven into the seabed, and the 576-MW wind farm is scheduled to go... read more

  • project update, politics & business

    Siemens receives record long-term service contract

    Siemens not only got the order to supply and install 67 wind turbines for Veja Mate offshore wind farm, but also a service contract for 15 years. This makes the deal the largest wind service order... read more
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    Bilfinger gets first order for Polish facility

    Bilfinger Mars Offshore received from Dong Energy the order of 91 transition pieces for Race Bank offshore wind farm. For Bilfinger Mars Offshore, the order is the starting signal for the production... read more
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    Siemens to equip Race Bank

    Siemens will supply 91 wind turbines for Race Bank offshore wind farm in Great Britain, each with a capacity of 6 MW. The order is part of the frame agreement with Dong Energy concluded in 2012. read more
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    Alstom receives first turbine order from Germany

    Merkur Offshore has signed a binding Turbine Supply Agreement and Balance of Plant Contract with Alstom and DEME for the construction of the Merkur Offshore wind farm, including supply and... read more
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    Westermost Rough officially inaugurated

    On July 1st, Westermost Rough offshore wind farm was officially inaugurated. It is the first commercial offshore project using Siemens’ D6 platform. read more
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    Siemens and Prysmian hand over HelWin2 to TenneT

    Siemens has handed over a further offshore grid connection to TenneT. With HelWin2 Siemens’ fourth direct current grid link is now in commercial operation. HelWin2 has a transmission capacity of 690... read more
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    Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm officially inaugurated

    On June 18th, the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, located eight miles offshore in Liverpool Bay, was officially inaugurated. With an installed capacity of 576 MW, Gwynt y Môr is the world’s 2nd... read more

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