Top News of the Week Mar 11 – 17, 2013

Top News of the Week Mar 11 – 17, 2013

Seaway Heavy Lifting Wins Third Major Contract for Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm (UK)

Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has won a new contract with Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited to begin the second half of foundation installation off the North Wales coast.

 

VIDEO: 3D View of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm

The 576MW Gwynt y Môr is one of the largest offshore wind farms currently in construction in Europe. It is a shared investment between partners RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München GmbH and Siemens. Once fully operational, energy generation from Gwynt y Môr is expected to be equivalent to the average annual needs of around 400,000 homes.

 

Denmark: Siemens Opens World’s Largest Test Facilities

Siemens Energy has opened two major Research & Development test facilities for wind turbine technology in Denmark.

 

BARD Offshore 1: Milestone for German Offshore Wind Industry

A full nine months before its final completion, BARD Offshore 1 is already by far the largest and most powerful German wind farm on the high seas.

 

Germany: MPI Adventure Awarded Trianel Wind Farm Borkum Charter Party

MPI Offshore announced today the award of a charter party in respect of MPI Adventure by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG for the installation of wind turbine generators on the Trianel Borkum Offshore Wind Farm situated off the Northern Coast of Germany.

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