- Published: 14 December 2017 14 December 2017
GE Renewable Energy announces the depart of the last set of nacelles to be shipped this year to Merkur's Offshore Windfarm logistical hub in Eemshaven Netherlands. By the end of the month this hub will have received 24 nacelles, 24 blades, and several other tower fragments and transition pieces.
With all these component in-place, local teams will perform some pre-assembly works while getting prepared for the installation phase that is set to begin mid-February 2018. The nacelles are produced in Saint-Nazaire (France), the blades are made in Castellon (Spain) by LM Wind Power, and the towers are manufactured in Germany and China. Remaining nacelles, blades and tower pieces will continue to be shipped to Eemshaven logistical hub until mid-summer 2018. Installation of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW is expected to be completed by end of September 2018.