MHI to press on with SeaAngel

SeaAngel work

SeaAngel work "continues on its original trajectory"

Mitsubishi’s ambitious development plans for its 7MW SeaAngel offshore turbine will not be derailed by the Vestas joint venture, Recharge has learned.

The Japanese manufacturer’s flagship machine is still on track for installation at the Hunterston Test Centre for Offshore Wind in Scotland before deployment as part of a floating demonstration unit off Fukushima, Japan.

“The development continues on its original trajectory – that is, it has not been negatively impacted by the JV,” says Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe (MPSE) senior manager for renewables Pete Clusky.

“For us to be able to offer the DDT [digital displacement transmission] drive-train technology at a later date we have to stick with our current plan.”

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