MHI Vestas Offshore News

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wins 21 MW service contract extension in Denmark

The service contract at the 21 MW Sprogø site in Denmark has been extended for a further three years following five successful years of operations. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been awarded an extension of the service contract at the 21 MW Sprogø offshore wind power plant in Denmark owned by A/S Storebælt. The contract [...]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wins 21 MW service contract extension in Denmark 2017-12-04T14:44:30+00:00

Offshore wind power plant delivers long term jobs in Mostyn.

Last week MHI Vestas Offshore Wind welcomed Caroline Flint MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm. During the visit to the wind power plant the Shadow Energy Minister presented three MHI Vestas Offshore Wind employees with 10 year service awards.  The three technicians Chris Keeting, Bryn [...]

Offshore wind power plant delivers long term jobs in Mostyn. 2017-12-04T14:44:33+00:00

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind commences hiring for over 200 jobs on the Isle of Wight, UK.

Over 200 full time jobs are being advertised for positions at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s blade production facility on the Isle of Wight, where manufacturing of 80m composite blades for the V164-8.0 MW - the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine will ramp up to serial production. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has commenced recruitment of [...]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind commences hiring for over 200 jobs on the Isle of Wight, UK. 2017-12-04T14:44:33+00:00

The V164-8.0 MW® named best offshore turbine of 2014.

The world’s most powerful turbine- the V164-8.0 MW® - has been acknowleged as the industry’s leading offshore machine by Windpower Monthly. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s flagship wind turbine, the V164-8.0 MW® has won the gold medal for the best offshore machine in the Windpower Monthly Turbines of the year competition. Windpower Monthly technology editor Eize [...]

The V164-8.0 MW® named best offshore turbine of 2014. 2017-12-04T14:44:33+00:00

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind receives breakthrough first order for the V164-8.0 MW®.

DONG Energy places the first commercial order for 32 of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s record breaking V164-8.0 MW® - the world’s most powerful wind turbine- for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project in the UK. Blades for the project will be manufactured at the recently announced production facility on the Isle of Wight, UK. MHI [...]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind receives breakthrough first order for the V164-8.0 MW®. 2017-12-04T14:44:33+00:00

Provisional type certificate awarded for the V164-8.0 MW®.

The development of the V164-8.0 MW® is one important step closer to commercial sales with the awarding of provisional certification, verifying compliance with tough industry quality standards. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been granted provisional (B) certification for the V164-8.0 MW® from leading classification group DNV GL. The certification acknowledges conformity with standards for the [...]

Provisional type certificate awarded for the V164-8.0 MW®. 2017-12-04T14:44:33+00:00

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to serial produce blades on the Isle of Wight, UK

Serial production of 80m blades for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s V164-8.0 MW® offshore wind turbine to commence on the Isle of Wight from as early as Q2 2015 pending firm and unconditional orders. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will serial manufacture the 80m blade for the V164-8.0 MW®, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine on [...]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to serial produce blades on the Isle of Wight, UK 2017-12-04T14:44:34+00:00

V164-8.0 MW® breaks world record for wind energy production

The V164-8.0 MW® prototype turbine has broken the record for power production by a wind turbine in a 24 hour period. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s V164-8.0 MW® prototype set a new benchmark for power production recently when the turbine produced 192,000 kWh in a 24 hour period, enough to power approximately 13,500 Danish households, demonstrating [...]

V164-8.0 MW® breaks world record for wind energy production 2017-12-04T14:44:34+00:00

Velling Mærsk project secures phase two of development for the V164-8.0 MW® offshore wind turbine.

Skovgaard Invest ApS, Energicenter Nord and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW) have reached a conditional agreement for the purchase of four V164-8.0 MW® offshore wind turbines for the Velling Mærsk project in Western Denmark. The agreement allows for phase two (0-series) of development for the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine to commence. The Velling [...]

Velling Mærsk project secures phase two of development for the V164-8.0 MW® offshore wind turbine. 2017-12-04T14:44:34+00:00

Launch of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Today the joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems was launched. The Board of Directors of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind consists of representatives from both companies chaired by Masafumi Wani, Chairman of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe, Ltd. The Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors is Vestas CEO Anders Runevad. The management [...]

Launch of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind 2017-12-04T14:44:34+00:00