Prototype Project Secured with Alstom

Global Wind Service (GWS) are pleased to announce the awarding of the contract for the pre-assembly, foundation and WTG installation of the prototype 6.0MW Alstom turbine off the Belgium coast. ‘This is a fantastic opportunity for GWS to demonstrate our skills…

The BARD Contract is Now Official

This afternoon Global Wind Service (GWS) CEO Lars Petersen received the eagerly anticipated news that the BARD contract is now official. The following message was relayed to the Oslo Stock Exchange: Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd, which is indirectly owned…

HV Northern Europe

Global Wind Service (GWS) has now gained all the necessary certificates of authorisation to carry out HV installation works in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Island, Estonia, Latvia and Germany. GWS is also certified to carry out internal electrical work on turbines…

The Finnish Connection

Global Wind Service (GWS) DK is pleased to announce the first HV contract to support Nordex having a major framework agreement in Finland. The initial phase will be the cabling works between the converter and the transformer station on 9…

UK Business Unit Passes ISO Audit with Flying Colours

The UK business unit have reason to celebrate this month after their first annual ISO Audit. The IMS or Integrated Management System was first implemented in the UK at the beginning of the summer and is designed to deliver a…

Installation at Maerdy Wind Farm Secured

Work will begin on the installation of 8 x Siemens 3.0 MW Direct Drive wind turbines at the beginning of December. The Maerdy site is situated at the end of the Rhonnda Valley on an elevated plateau South West of…

Additional Contract for Romania

The Romanian business unit continues to move from strength to strength as news of our expertise and skills starts to spread. This week, Global Wind Service (GWS) Romania was awarded the contract for the anchor bolt tightening of 90 GE…

More work for Global Wind Service in Romania

This week Global Wind Service (GWS) has been awarded the contracts to install GE wind turbines at the Fintinele and Cogelac wind parks in Romania. The project will start in earnest at the end of July 2012 and will consist…

Last Turbines Installed on Sherringham Shoal

A significant milestone has been reached at the Sherringham Shoal project off the North Norfolk coast in the UK. The final turbine was installed last week which completes the installation phase of the 88 turbine project. ‘A big thank you…

Suspended Work Platform Field Test a Success

At the beginning of June a team from Global Wind Service (GWS) UK travelled to a wind farm in Northern Ireland to field test a number of new service lines. An innovative combination of rope access, suspended platform and rapid…