MHI Vestas Launches Record-Breaking 10MW Wind Turbine

Denmark-based offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas says it has broken the industry's double-digit power barrier with the release of the world's first turbine to achieve a power rating of 10 MW.  The record-breaking turbine, called the V164-10.0 MW, builds on the company' popular V164 platform, with more than 100 V164 turbines already installed in the UK and … [Read more...]

MHI Vestas to Use Taiwan as Export Hub for Asia’s Offshore Wind Industry

By Chisaki Watanabe (Bloomberg) -- MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, the world’s second-biggest offshore wind turbine maker, is planning to use Taiwan as a hub to assemble and export turbines as it aims to extend its footprint in Asia. Taiwan has emerged as a hot spot for offshore wind as President Tsai Ing-Wen works to phase out nuclear energy while adding 25 gigawatts of … [Read more...]

Vestas, Maersk Supply Service to Tackle Costs of Ever Bigger Wind Turbines

By Stine Jacobsen HELSINKI, June 28 (Reuters) - Danish wind turbine maker Vestas and offshore services firm Maersk Supply Service are teaming up to tackle the cost of transporting and installing ever larger wind turbines. Seeking to remain profitable as European countries phase out subsidies, the industry is turning to ever bigger turbines to harness power more efficiently … [Read more...]

World’s Largest Wind Turbines to Be Installed in UK North Sea

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos OSLO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - A consortium planning to build Britain's Triton Knoll offshore wind park will buy 90 giant turbines from MHI Vestas, it said on Monday, in what the maker said was the first announced deal for its record 9.5 megawatt (MW) capacity product. A final investment decision for the wind park, in Britain's North Sea, is … [Read more...]