MHI Vestas Offshore News

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 [...]

MHI Vestas finds root cause of August 4 turbine prototype incident 2017-12-04T14:43:57+00:00

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 [...]

U.S. leads the world in offshore wind turbine testing 2017-12-04T14:43:57+00:00

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 [...]

MHI Vestas Opens New PCM Factory at Port of Esbjerg 2017-12-04T14:43:57+00:00

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 [...]

Walney Extension West offshore wind park now producing power in the UK 2017-12-04T14:43:57+00:00

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. [...]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind secures 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project 2017-12-04T14:43:58+00:00

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 [...]

MHI Vestas takes down prototype in Østerild to determine root cause of August 4 incident 2017-12-04T14:43:58+00:00

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 [...]

His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan Visits MHI Vestas Factory in Regional Denmark 2017-12-04T14:43:58+00:00

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 [...]

MHI Vestas charters Vestvind to transport mammoth V164 turbine components 2017-12-04T14:43:58+00:00

The world’s most powerful available wind turbine gets major power boost

Aarhus, June 6, 2017 The world's most powerful available wind turbine gets major power boost. MHI Vestas pushes the boundaries of offshore wind again, launching the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine as the cost of offshore wind energy continues its rapid descent. In the harsh environment of offshore wind, nothing beats experience in the [...]

The world’s most powerful available wind turbine gets major power boost 2017-12-04T14:43:58+00:00

MHI Vestas celebrates opening of Nobelwind offshore wind park in Belgium

Aarhus, May 24, 2017 In a sign of continued momentum for the offshore wind turbine manufacturer, MHI Vestas celebrates the inauguration of Nobelwind - its second wind park opening in the last 7 days.   Exactly one week after executives gathered to open Burbo Bank Extension in the UK, MHI Vestas is in [...]

MHI Vestas celebrates opening of Nobelwind offshore wind park in Belgium 2017-12-04T14:43:59+00:00