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MHI Vestas expands UK industrial footprint with new blade painting and logistics facility in Fawley

Fawley, Hampshire UK  November 8, 2017

MHI Vestas will repurpose a decommissioned, oil-fired power plant into a state-of-the-art painting and logistics facility for its record-breaking 80-metre turbine blades.

In a striking example of the clean energy transition in the UK, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has announced that it will soon be operating at the site where the […]

Danish Prime Minister to visit MHI Vestas Offshore Wind nacelle factory at Lindø

Lindø, November 7, 2017

Today, MHI Vestas will host Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt, and Mayor Hans Luunbjerg for factory tour and discussion of the Danish offshore wind energy market.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind executives will meet today with the Danish Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, the Energy Minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt, […]

MHI Vestas finds root cause of August 4 turbine prototype incident

Aarhus, November 3, 2017

Independent investigation determines that a component, damaged during installation and unique to a prototype environment, was root cause of August 4 incident; 9.5 MW turbine release remains on schedule.

An expansive investigation, conducted by an independent investigator, has concluded that the August 4 prototype incident in Østerild, DK was caused by a faulty […]

U.S. leads the world in offshore wind turbine testing

New York/South Carolina, October 24, 2017

 

$35 million investment to test world’s most powerful wind turbine. Clemson University to become the home of MHI Vestas’ V164-9.5 MW turbine test and verification program.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine (the V164-9.5 MW) will have all testing […]

MHI Vestas Opens New PCM Factory at Port of Esbjerg

Aarhus, October 5, 2017

 

Assembly of Power Converter Modules (PCM) has begun, enabling the company to utilise the Port of Esbjerg’s expanding offshore wind expertise.

 

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has opened its latest manufacturing facility in Denmark as it continues to ramp up production capacity to meet strong demand for its V164 turbine platform.
Chief Manufacturing Officer, Robert […]

Walney Extension West offshore wind park now producing power in the UK

September 4, 2017

 

Installation underway at the world’s first wind park to exceed 8 MW turbine power output; clean energy now flowing to the grid.

 

MHI Vestas and DONG Energy have confirmed that power is now flowing from the park’s first turbine installed 19km off the coast of Cumbria, in the Irish Sea.

Walney Extension West, with a […]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind secures 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project

Aarhus, 21 August 2017

Firm and unconditional order announced, with MHI Vestas to supply 31 units of the V164-8.0 MW wind turbine for the 252 MW Deutsche Bucht (“DeBu”) project in Germany, underscoring the market’s continued confidence in the platform.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind received a firm and unconditional order from Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX: NPI) (TSX: […]

MHI Vestas takes down prototype in Østerild to determine root cause of August 4 incident

Aarhus, August 16, 2017

Following the expert advice of the investigation unit, the company takes down its Østerild prototype turbine to advance the root cause investigation.

The root cause investigation unit recommended to MHI Vestas that the safest and most effective way to determine the root cause of the August 4 incident is to take the turbine […]

His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan Visits MHI Vestas Factory in Regional Denmark

Aarhus, June 19, 2017

His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan Visits MHI Vestas Factory in Regional Denmark

MHI Vestas showcases state-of-the-art nacelle factory in Lindø as Denmark and Japan celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations.

In the latest of what will be a year-long celebration of diplomatic ties between Denmark and Japan, MHI Vestas hosted His […]

MHI Vestas charters Vestvind to transport mammoth V164 turbine components

Aarhus, June 12, 2017

 

The charter between MHI Vestas and United Wind Logistics (UWL) includes a full package of engineering services making MHI Vestas’ operations more flexible and efficient.

Proudly bearing the MHI Vestas logo for the first time, the specialized vessel Vestvind is now transporting turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind park off […]