MHI Vestas Offshore News

DONG Energy and MHI Vestas celebrate opening of Burbo Bank Extension

Press release from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Aarhus, May 17, 2017

 

DONG Energy opens Burbo Bank Extension, home of the world’s most powerful wind turbine from MHI Vestas

Offshore wind executives meet today at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool to celebrate inauguration of momentous offshore wind park.

 

DONG Energy and its partners LEGO Group and PKA were joined by MHI […]

MHI Vestas Expands Manufacturing Footprint at Port of Esbjerg

Aarhus, May 15, 2017

Construction of a state-of-the-art, 5,600 sq. meter facility is underway to house manufacturing of Power Converter Modules (PCM) exclusively for MHI Vestas.

In accordance with its V164 manufacturing plan, MHI Vestas continues to ramp up production for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine. Broad demand for the platform has resulted in a ramp-up […]

MHI Vestas creates more than 400 new manufacturing jobs in regional Denmark

Aarhus, March 6, 2017

Production facilities in Nakskov and Lindø are seeking production employees and engineers to help meet increasing demand for the groundbreaking V164-8.0 MW turbine platform.

After recently recruiting over 100 manufacturing jobs in the UK, MHI Vestas is turning its attention to manufacturing sites at Lindø and Nakskov, and is now recruiting 414 additional […]

World’s most powerful wind turbine once again smashes 24 hour power generation record as 9 MW wind turbine is launched

Aarhus, 26 January 2017

 

Today, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind unveiled its uprated 8 MW wind turbine, enabling its 8 MW platform to reach 9 MW at specific site conditions. The company’s prototype at Østerild broke the energy generation record for a commercially available offshore wind turbine on Thursday 1st December, producing 216,000 kWh (actual figures 215,999.1 kWh) […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Front Page News, MHI Vestas Offshore News|

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wins record order for 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 project in Germany

Aarhus, 13 January 2017

DONG Energy has placed a milestone order with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 project in Germany. The record breaking order is the largest ever for MHI Vestas, demonstrating the markets’ confidence in the V164-8.0 MW as well as underlining the strong relationship with DONG Energy.

MHI Vestas […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Front Page News, MHI Vestas Offshore News|

World’s most powerful wind turbine selected for Belgium’s largest offshore wind park

Aarhus, 15 December 2016

Norther N. V. (Eneco/ Elicio) has taken Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Norther project. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will provide 44 x V164-8.4 MW (totalling approximately 370 MW) wind turbines to Belgium’s largest offshore wind project.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind won the competitive tender process and was awarded the firm & unconditional […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Front Page News, MHI Vestas Offshore News|

Burbo Bank Extension installation works completed within three months

Aarhus, 14 December 2016

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, DONG Energy and A2Sea today completed the installation of 32 of the world’s most powerful, serially produced wind turbines at Burbo Bank Extension. The project represents the first time that the V164-8.0 MW wind turbine has been erected offshore.

At 8:25PM GMT today, the final blade on turbine 32 […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Front Page News, MHI Vestas Offshore News|

MHI Vestas appointed preferred supplier for Borssele 3 & 4

Aarhus, Tuesday 13 December 2016

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind can confirm that we have been chosen as the supplier of wind turbine technology by a local consortium bidding for the 2 x 340 MW Borssele III & IV projects in the Netherlands. The early selection gives both parties the certainty necessary to optimise the project. All other questions […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Front Page News, MHI Vestas Offshore News|

Tetsushi Mizuno appointed new Co-CEO at MHI Vestas

Aarhus, Wednesday 2 November 2016

On October 1, 2016, Tetsushi Mizuno was appointed Co-CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, replacing Jin Kato, who will stay on as a senior advisor to the company for the next six months before reassuming a senior role at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in Japan.

Mr Mizuno comes from a position as […]

By |November 7th, 2016|Front Page News, MHI Vestas Offshore News, Uncategorized Jobs|

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind creates 70 new jobs in the Solent region, UK

London, Tuesday 1 November 2016

MHI Vestas continues to add significant value to the Solent Region with the company announcing 70 new jobs at its blade production facility on the Isle of Wight.

International Trade Minister, Greg Hands, said:
“MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s decision to increase production staff at their Isle of Wight facility is great news. As […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Front Page News, MHI Vestas Offshore News, Uncategorized Jobs|