Final turbine installed ahead of schedule on Moray East

Scotland – On 14 September 2021, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern successfully erected the final turbine at Moray East offshore wind farm, completing the installation of Vestas turbines. The 100 V164-9.5MW turbines will generate 950MW in total, making it the largest offshore wind project in Scottish history to date. Bold Tern initially installed […]

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GE Renewable Energy receives approval for Teesside blade manufacturing plant

United Kingdom/United States – GE Renewable Energy has received official planning approval from the Local Planning Authorities for its Teesside offshore wind blade manufacturing factory. This is the first significant milestone in the build-out of this cutting-edge facility on the South Bank of Teesworks. Construction starts in late 2021 Construction of the plant is expected to […]

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Wärtsilä’s energy storage system to aid in decarbonisation of Australia’s mining activities

Finland/Australia – Wärtsilä, a technology company, will sell a 9.2 MW / 8.7MWh energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an Australian Independent Power Producer (IPP). Zenith supplies the electricity it generates to some of the major mining firms in the world that have operations in Australia.  Operational in Q1 2022 The energy storage system will […]

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