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First foundation for Scottish floating wind farm arrives at Maasvlakte

On Monday, 13 October 2020, the heavy load carrier Fjord arrived at the Maasvlakte, carrying the first of five foundations for the Kincardine floating offshore wind project off the coast of Aberdeen in Scotland. At the Maasvlakte a MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW wind turbine will be mounted on the foundations before being towed to their…

GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype reaches next step in certification process

GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype which is currently operating at the Sif premises in Rotterdam Maasvlakte 2, has received a provisional type certificate from international certification DNV GL. The certification, IECRE Provisional RNA Component Certificate, demonstrates GE’s Haliade-X prototype has the highest safety and quality standards. It brings the currently largest offshore wind…

GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW starts production

Yesterday, GE Renewable Energy’s (GE) prototype of its Haliade-X 12 MW offshore turbine started to produce its first power in Maasvlakte, Rotterdam. The installation of the prototype was completed mid October. GE reported that local teams will now proceed with the testing phase, during which GE will perform different types of measurements to obtain a…