Japan to buy stake in UK offshore wind project

Japan’s state-owned Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) is set to buy a stake in a 172MW offshore wind project (pictured) in England. The Bank said it has entered into an agreement with Marubeni Corporation to buy half – or 24.95% – of its stake of the Gunfleet Sands wind farms 1 and 2. Marubeni had […]

DONG Energy installs ‘next generation’ turbines

DONG Energy has installed two “next generation” wind turbines (pictured) at its Gunfleet Sands site, which is believed to help cut the cost of energy in offshore wind. The Danish firm claims the 6MW Siemens turbines are the “first two turbines of their kind to be installed offshore in the world” and will go through […]

DONG Energy first to test “next generation” wind turbines

DONG Energy will be the first to test the Siemens “next generation” offshore wind turbines in the UK. The offshore wind developer will install two 6MW turbines at their Gunfleet Sands site and will check turbine performance, reliability and functionality. DONG Energy hopes this project will further develop the offshore wind industry and help bring […]