MHI Vestas Offshore News

500th V164 nacelle produced at Lindø facility

Aarhus, Denmark December 7, 2020 500th nacelle from MHI Vestas’ V164 turbine line has now been assembled and rolled out of the company’s Lindø facility in preparation for installation in UK waters. In a major milestone for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas), the 500th V164 nacelle produced by the company at its facility in [...]

500th V164 nacelle produced at Lindø facility2020-12-07T09:50:19+01:00

MHI Vestas secures footprint in Taiwan with waterside manufacturing facility

Taipei, Taiwan December 2, 2020 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and CIP Changfang & Xidao Offshore Wind Project lease Fortune Electric site in Taichung Harbour as preparations continue to carry out turbine hub and final nacelle-related assembly in Taiwan. MHI Vestas has taken on significant acreage in Taichung Harbour as it ramps up preparations to deliver [...]

MHI Vestas secures footprint in Taiwan with waterside manufacturing facility2020-12-02T09:57:42+01:00

Final turbine installed at Borssele III/IV in spite of COVID-19

Aarhus, Denmark November 27, 2020 The last of 77 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW turbines has now been installed at the Borssele III/IV project site in the Dutch North Sea. Overcoming a multitude of COVID-related challenges, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas) has now completed installation of the final turbine at the Borssele III/IV offshore wind [...]

Final turbine installed at Borssele III/IV in spite of COVID-192020-11-27T09:35:47+01:00

First ever V164-9.5 MW turbine installed on a floating wind project

Aarhus, Denmark November 11, 2020 First ever V164-9.5 MW turbine installed on a floating wind project MHI Vestas has now installed the first V164 9.5 MW turbine, the most powerful turbine in use at a floating wind project, at the installation harbour for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm. Today, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI [...]

First ever V164-9.5 MW turbine installed on a floating wind project2020-11-11T09:03:04+01:00

New CEO and executive management of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S

October 29, 2020 Aarhus, Denmark New CEO and executive management of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) have today appointed Johnny Thomsen as CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, taking over from Philippe Kavafyan who has left the company after two and half year as CEO. [...]

New CEO and executive management of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S2020-10-29T09:25:33+01:00

Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries strengthen partnership in sustainable energy

Aarhus, Denmark 29 October 2020 Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries strengthen partnership in sustainable energy Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas), a world leader in sustainable energy solutions, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), a leading global manufacturing and engineering firm, have signed an agreement to expand their partnership in sustainable energy. The strengthened partnership entails [...]

Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries strengthen partnership in sustainable energy2020-10-29T08:55:52+01:00

Triton Knoll pre-assembly hub ramps up activity

London, United Kingdom October 6, 2020 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind moves into Able Seaton Port (ASP) as preparatory works begin for turbine installation of the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm. MHI Vestas has moved in to Able Seaton Port (ASP) in Hartlepool ready to install 90 of its V164-9.5 MW turbines at the Triton Knoll [...]

Triton Knoll pre-assembly hub ramps up activity2020-10-06T09:30:07+02:00

MHI Vestas and EolMed partner for floating offshore wind farm in France

October 5, 2020 Aarhus, Denmark and Montpellier, France MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the EolMed floating project and will supply three V164-10.0 MW turbines. The emergence of floating offshore wind in France took another step forward, as Qair (formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines) tabbed MHI [...]

MHI Vestas and EolMed partner for floating offshore wind farm in France2020-10-05T09:26:47+02:00

MHI Vestas CEO elected Chair of WindEurope

Aarhus, Denmark September 21, 2020 Philippe Kavafyan, CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has been elected to chair Europe’s wind energy association, WindEurope, for the next 18 months. Signaling the growing importance of offshore wind in Europe’s wind industry, MHI Vestas CEO Philippe Kavafyan has been elected Chair of WindEurope by the association’s Board of [...]

MHI Vestas CEO elected Chair of WindEurope2020-09-21T16:11:03+02:00

Taiwan’s supply chain gains another link with transformer purchase agreement

Taipei, Taiwan September 11, 2020 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind secures breakthrough purchase agreement to bring offshore wind transformer technology to Taiwan. In another pioneering move, MHI Vestas will become the first turbine manufacturer to source transformer technology from within Taiwan, as Hitachi ABB Power Grids will supply transformers with key components from the Shihlin Electric [...]

Taiwan’s supply chain gains another link with transformer purchase agreement2020-09-11T08:46:08+02:00