Monday, December 10, 2018

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries News

MHI Vestas Hires US Offshore Vet

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW), a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, has announced the appointment of Jason Folsom, the US offshore wind veteran.Folsom, a respected offshore wind expert with…

Belgium Propels Offshore Wind Energy

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Northwester 2 in Belgium will be the world’s first offshore wind park to feature the V164-9.5 MW turbine from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.It’s full steam ahead for Belgium’s next offshore wind park as MHI Vestas and Parkwind confirm…

MHI Vestas Signs Tower Contract, Expands in Taiwan

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a  joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, signed a conditional contract  with CS Wind/Chin Fong the local manufacture of towers, as wind industry veteran takes the reins…

Siemens Gamesa Plans Assembly Plant in Taiwan

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Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa will build an assembly plant in Taiwan if it gets a firm order from Denmark's Orsted to supply its 900-megawatt Greater Changhua offshore wind farm, the German-Spanish company said on Monday.Siemens Gamesa…

Vestas, Maersk Tackle wind turbine Transport, Installation Costs

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Project has secured $7.3 mln in public funding; sector races to build ever bigger turbines. Danish wind turbine maker Vestas and offshore services firm Maersk Supply Service are teaming up to tackle the cost of transporting and installing ever larger wind turbines.

MHI Vestas signs MOU with TECO, The Switch

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MHI Vestas, an offshore joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, said on Tuesday it signed its 5th MOU with TECO and The Switch for the delivery of generator products.The company also confirmed that its 9 MW turbine platform will be typhoon ready in 2020…

Taiwan: The Next Battleground for Offshore Wind

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Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world's top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe.Taiwan announced results on Monday of its first major…

H-100 Gas Turbine Completes Low NOx Testing

H-100 Gas Turbine (Photo: MHI)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO) have completed testing of MHPS’s 2-shaft 120MW H-100 Gas Turbine. The H-100 utilizes…

U.S. Wind Prospects Soar as Trump Signals Support

File Image: A U.S.built (Blount Boats), Jones Act compliant fit-for-purpose Wind Farm Support Vessel races to another assignment.

The United States signed a deal with Denmark on Thursday to expand cooperation on offshore wind power, giving a boost Europe's biggest green energy players. Danish companies DONG Energy and Vestas had feared the nascent U.S.

Vattenfall Building Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Swedish state-owned Vattenfall said on Friday it had started construction on Denmark's largest offshore wind farm in the North Sea, able to power 425,000 households. The 406 MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm will consist of 49 8.3 MW-turbines delivered by MHI Vestas…

Siemens May Cut Jobs in Power Turbine Business Overhaul

Siemens may cut thousands of jobs as part of plans to overhaul its power turbine business, where growth in renewable energy is dampening demand for new coal and gas power stations, a person familiar with the matter said. "Various scenarios are being considered…

Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Picks MHI Vestas Turbines

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The consortium planning to build Britain's Triton Knoll offshore wind park has chosen to buy 90 giant turbines from MHI Vestas, it said on Monday. A final investment decision for the wind park, in Britain's North Sea, is likely…

Big MHI Vestas Test Wind Turbine on Fire

A test version of MHI Vestas' V164, the world's most powerful windturbine, has caught fire at a test centre in the west of Denmark. "Our technicians and experts will look into what has caused the fire," a Vestas spokesman told Reuters, declining to comment further.

MHI Says to Buy 19.5% of Areva New NP

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will buy a 19.5 percent stake in nuclear reactor builder Areva New NP as part of the sale of the Areva unit to utility EDF, MHI said in a statement. MHI confirmed it is also scheduled…

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

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Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications, completing a project that shows the way distinctive design also demands innovation from the equipment keeping ships safely in service.

MHI to buy 5 pct of Areva's NewCo for 250 mln euros

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has reached a general agreement on the terms for making a minority stake investment in a new company (NewCo) to be established by the AREVA Group of France, all-round specialists in nuclear energy.

Japan to Supply India with Nuclear Power Equipment, Technology

Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord on Friday, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to atomic energy to sustain its rapid economic growth.

MHI Thermal Systems Established

"Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd.", the 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) that has taken over MHI's air conditioning & refrigeration (AC & R) business , commenced on October 1. Kaoru Kusumoto…

Europe's Offshore Wind Industry Prepares for Atlantic Crossing

File Image: A Siemens offshore wind farm (Credit: Siemens)

Leases up for grabs off U.S. Atlantic coast; Europe leads industry but state support cooling. Yield-hungry investors in the offshore wind market are switching their sights to the United States as future support for the industry in Europe remains uncertain…

MHI Mulls North American Oil & Gas Business Expansion

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is bringing its Groupwide resources together to offer strengthened solutions to attract more customers for advanced oil & gas related plants in the North American market. Combining its…