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Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Turbines

23 Oct 2019 11:05 | Aarhus, Denmark - MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for the Seagreen Offshore Windfarm, Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm. The offshore project is build by SSE Renewables. read more...


Nordex Receives First Order for N133/4.8 Strong-Wind Turbine, Gets Type Certificate for the N149/4.0-4.5 Turbine and Presents New OSTM Scada Edge

03 Sep 2019 09:25 | Hamburg, Germany - News from the wind turbine manufacturer Nordex: The Nordex Group has won its first order for the new N133/4.8 strong-wind turbine. The new customer Muirhall Energy ordered ten turbines for the "Crossdykes" project in Scotland, which is located about 13 kilometres to the north east of Lockerbie. read more...


ABB Wins Transformer Order for Offshore Wind Project in North Sea

27 Jun 2019 10:00 | Zurich, Switzerland - ABB has won an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply its Windstar transformers for installation in wind turbines in the North Sea. Under the project, 100 transformers manufactured in ABB’s transformer factory in Vaasa, Finland, will be supplied for Moray Offshore Renewable Power’s Moray East offshore wind project, located 22 kilometers off the coast of Scotland. read more...


EDPR, DGE and ENGIE Announce The Signing of Financing Agreements for Moray East

04 Dec 2018 08:32 | Madrid, Spain - EDP Renováveis S.A. (EDPR), through its subsidiary EDPR UK Limited, Diamond Generating Europe Limited (“DGE”) and ENGIE announced that Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL) has successfully secured financing for the construction of its 950 megawatt (MW) offshore windfarm. read more...


Vattenfall Inaugurates Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

10 Sep 2018 17:13 | London, UK - On Friday last week (7 September 2018) the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, with the world's largest turbine capacity, was inaugurated in the presence of Vattenfall`s CEO Magnus Hall and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland. read more...


Moray East Signs Conditional Agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

27 Aug 2018 11:11 | Edinburgh, Scotland - Following the announcement in October 2017 of the selection of MHI Vestas as preferred turbine supplier for the Moray East offshore wind project, Moray East has signed a conditional agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the supply and installation of 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine generators. read more...


Final Turbine Successfully Installed for EOWDC

30 May 2018 14:58 | Stockholm, Aberdeen - The final turbine for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) has been successfully installed. Saturday’s (May 26) 2018) turbine installation comes just nine weeks after the first foundation for the 11-turbine EOWDC scheme off Aberdeen Bay was deployed in the North Sea. read more...


World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine Successfully Installed in Scottish Waters

10 Apr 2018 16:47 | Aberdeen, Scotland - A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-east Scotland after the world’s most powerful single turbine was successfully installed yesterday (2018-4-9) for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). read more...


Statoil Awards Battery Contract in Batwind Project

01 Dec 2017 08:35 | Berlin, Germany and Oslo, Norway - Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, will be equipped with a battery to store power from the wind farm next year. According to Statoil, who is one of the operators of the wind farm, the purpose is to "teach" the battery when to hold back and store electricity, and when send power to the grid, thus increasing value of the power. read more...


Planning Consent Allows for Next Generation Turbines at East Anglia Three Offshore Windfarm

09 Aug 2017 13:08 | Glasgow, Scotland - ScottishPower Renewables has received planning approval from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark MP, for the East Anglia THREE offshore windfarm with an output capacity of up to 1,200 megawatts (MW). read more...