Ben Arntz (27) and Nick Noordam (27) from GBM Works won the Philips Innovation Award on May 8th. These young men developed a method to install wind turbines almost noiseless at sea. Sif stimulates innovation in offshore wind and helps these thinkers with a passion for technology.
In December 2013, Dong launched the Race Bank wind farm project off the eastern coast of England.
Sif signed another contract: production of all monopiles and transition pieces, in a joint venture with Smulders, for EnBW's Albatros Wind farm. In total the project covers app. 25 Kton. Sif will produce the monopiles and the primary steel and Smulders will be responsible for the secondary steel and outfitting the pransition pieces.
Sif will produce the monopiles and transition pieces for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II wind farm project in joint venture with Smulders. Together comprising approximately 32 Ktons, during the first half of 2018. This will bring Sif´s orderbook for 2018 to 129 Ktons. Sif will produce monopiles and the primary steel for the transition pieces whereby Smulders will be responsible for the secondary steel and outfitting of the transition pieces.
Entirely according to schedule, last month saw the installation and commissioning of the first three Siemens 6-MW turbines in Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, which are now providing electricity to almost 6,000 UK households.