GE installs first turbine at Merkur wind farm

By Michelle Froese GE Renewable Energy announced the installation of the first GE Haliade 150-6-MW offshore wind turbine at the 396-MW Merkur Offshore Windfarm in Germany, located approximately 35 km north of the island of Borkum, in the North Sea. Installation vessel SeaFox 5 sailed from Merkur’s logistic hub in Eemshaven (Netherlands) carrying blades, towers, nacelles and other components needed to start the installation of the first set of wind turbines at sea.
Installation of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6-MW wind turbines is expected to finish around September 2018, while commissioning activities will continue until the end of the year. In the meantime, remaining

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