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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…

GE’s Haliade-X 12MW prototype turbine stands

As of today, GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12MW prototype offshore wind turbine stands completed at the Sif premises in Maasvlakte, Rotterdam, after the final blade was installed.  Blade installation activities started on October 14. The 3 blades are each 107 metres long and are produced by LM Wind Power in Cherbourg, France. The tower sections were…

GE shows Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle

GE Renewable Energy revealed the first manufactured components of its Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine at the production site in Saint-Nazaire, France. Over the coming weeks, the nacelle will be shipped from Saint-Nazaire to Rotterdam-Maasvlakte. At the Maasvlakte the prototype will undergo testing to obtain the data required to receive its type certification—a key…

Haliade-X 12 MW update

The production of the components for the prototype of the Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine by GE Renewable Energy that will be installed at Maasvlakte-Rotterdam is progressing. On June 20, the 4 tower sections already arrived in the port of Rotterdam. The tower sections are manufactured by GRI in Seville, Spain. The nacelle is…

Enercon test prototype in Lelystad

Windturbinefabrikant Enercon heeft in Lelystad zijn nieuwe prototype E-126 EP4 geïnstalleerd. Het is het eerste model uit het nieuwe 4 MW-platform van de producent. Met een ashoogte van 135 meter kan de E-126 EP4 op locaties in het binnenland bij een gemiddelde windsnelheid van 7,5 meter per seconde zo’n 14,8 miljoen kWh opwekken. Medio 2016…