News & in-depth analysis of offshore wind energy technology, including offshore wind turbines, turbine blades, drive trains, electricity & transmission.
GE will target China and surrounding markets by setting up a new factory in Guangdong province, where it will manufacture its 12MW Haliade-X turbine.
Equinor has formed a consortium with the Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and power company Korea East-West Power to develop a 200MW floating offshore wind project in South Korea.
Connecting North Sea wind farms with artificial islands is both technically and economically feasible, according to a consortium developing a proposed energy island system.
Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction has received the type certificate for its 5.56MW offshore wind turbine.
Operational results from Ideol's Floatgen demonstrator "exceed expectations," the French floating foundation specialist has announced.
The first 107-metre blade for GE's Haliade-X 12MW made its first public appearance this week.
EXCLUSIVE: In order to offer its new 10MW offshore turbine commercially by 2022, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) must install the prototype this autumn. Eize de Vries speaks exclusively to the company's technical experts about the development process.
GERMANY: A German consortium has developed, tested and validated a self-aligning, lightweight, four-legged semi-submersible floating-platform concept that integrates the turbine tower. Eize de Vries highlights the technological innovations.
FRANCE: French engineering firm Ceteal claims its x-shaped concrete floating foundation offers significant manufacturing and operational advantages over other designs currently under development for the floating offshore wind sector.
DENMARK: When Philippe Kavafyan took over from Jens Tommerup as MHI Vestas CEO earlier this year, his predecessor told him to 'learn to say no'. Windpower Monthly spoke to the former Adwen chairman about how he is picking his battles and where he plans to take the firm over the next four years.
WORLDWIDE: We have focused on turbines in production or for which orders are being taken, omitting the discontinued, the test-bed prototypes for those that never made it, and the designs still on the drawing boards to examine the credentials of ten of the highest-rated capacity turbines on the market today.