Hey, big spender: These are the most sought-after homes above $1m in QLD

first_imgThis home at 443 Formosa Rd, Gumdale, sold for $3.05m.Mr Carnavas said he thought the timing was right to sell their Coorparoo home and upgrade to a bigger property.Mr Clarke said the suburbs of Chandler and Gumdale had become extremely popular with premium property buyers because of the lifestyle they provided so close to the city.“Also the blue-chip community areas, such as Coorparoo and Camp Hill,” he said.“And I’m seeing a huge increase in demand for Ashgrove at the moment, as well as Paddingtron and Auchenflower.”The desire for an acreage lifestyle close to the city might explain why a property in the north Brisbane suburb of Bridgeman Downs was one of the most viewed in the $2.5 million to $5 million price bracket in the past six months. Price bracket Address Locality Page views Nerida Conisbee, REA Group chief economist.Ms Conisbee said the high number of searches for premium property in the state was a reflection of increased confidence in the economy and interstate migration.“It’s a sign of confidence,” she said.“Jobs are being created and that does seem to be supporting the property market. “It’s just another indicator things are looking up in Queensland.”Tyson Clarke of Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty said four of the properties he had sold in the past four weeks sold for between $2 million and $3 million, with two cash offers. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agoThis property at 334 Bridgeman Rd, Bridgeman Downs, was one of the most viewed homes on realestate.com.au in the past six months.Selling agent John Bradley of Place – Aspley marketed the property at 334 Bridgeman Road, which recently sold to a Queensland buyer.He said it attracted five offers — all from local buyers — and interest from interstate and overseas.“It’s a very, very large home — just under 1000 sqm under roof — on an extremely rare 2.5 acre flat block,” Mr Bradley said. “We’ve always looked in the Chandler/Gumdale area.“There’s only really four streets in this area with properties on acreage this close to the city on the southeast side of Brisbane.” This home at 23 Sunshine Blvd, Broadbeach Waters, was one of the most sought-after in the past six months.HOUSE hunters across the country are looking to Queensland to join the million dollar club, with new research suggesting many are prepared to drop more than $5 million on a luxury home here.Data from realestate.com.au provided exclusively to The Sunday Mail reveals nearly 18,000 househunters from the Sunshine State looked at homes for sale in the $5m-plus price range in Queensland over the past six months.Sydneysiders looking to escape the property downturn have also been eyeing off prestige property in the state, with more than 5000 searches in the super-expensive price bracket in Queensland coming from NSW. This home at 87 Admiralty Dr, Paradise Waters, was one of the most viewed in the $5m-plus price bracket.Mr Clarke has just sold the Coorparoo home of Josh and Georgia Carnavas for $2.275 million. and helped them buy a new one in the semirural acreage suburb of Gumdale for more than $3 million.“We love it, it’s the best thing we’ve done,” Mr Carnavas said. This luxury home at 334 Bridgeman Rd, Bridgeman Downs, has just sold.Despite the sale, he said properties in the $1 million to $2.5 million price category were still the most popular.Mr Clarke said he had found the current lending restrictions had impacted the lower end of market, but not the premium sector.“I’ve found properties up to $800,000 are being left out because (potential buyers) don’t have the deposit or don’t have the equity to go forward and purchase,” Mr Clarke said.“But once you get above that price point, people have other properties to leverage from, or more savings, so the $1 million and above market is doing well. “It’s taking a bit longer to get finance, but no one is having any trouble getting it.” This luxury home at 9 Ivy St, Indooroopilly, was one of the most viewed properties over $5m.In the slightly cheaper price bracket of $2.5m to $5m, the most popular properties were in East Brisbane, Raby Bay and Bridgeman Downs.And in the $1m-plus range, homes in the coastal suburbs of Noosa Heads and Broadbeach Waters were the most searched, followed by Ocean View in the Moreton Bay region. This property at 16 Dean Dr, Ocean View, was one of the most viewed in the $1m to $2.5m price range. Picture: realestate.com.au.Realestate.com.au chief economist Nerida Conisbee said the data suggested homehunters were starting to realise they could more value for money in Queensland’s housing market. “In Sydney, $5 million doesn’t necessarily buy you a luxury home, depending on where you’re looking,” Ms Conisbee said.“But when you look at the properties going for that money in Queensland, they’re what you would expect for $5 million.” This home at 27 Piermont Plc, Raby Bay, was one of the most viewed in the $2.5m to $5m price range.WHO’S LOOKING TO BUY PRESTIGE PROPERTY IN QLD?Search Origin $1M-$2.5M $2.5M-$5M $5M+ACT 804 58 224NSW 20,228 1,772 5,009NT 47 3 81QLD 90,715 7,429 17,909SA 1087 166 882TAS 460 49 329VIC 9,171 878 3,494WA 1,189 125 606(Source: realestate.com.au, based on number of searches for property in QLD in the six months to August 31, 2018)THE 10 MOST POPULAR SUBURBS TO BUY PREMIUM PROPERTY IN QLD1. Surfers Paradise 2. New Farm3. Noosa Heads4. West End5. Ashgrove6. Paddington7. Mermaid Beach8. Main Beach9. Broadbeach Waters10. St Lucia(Source: realestate.com.au, based on property searches in the six months to August 31, 2018)MOST VIEWED PROPERTIES IN QUEENSLAND ABOVE $1M This property at 2 Hollyhock Cres, Noosa Heads, was one of the most viewed in the $1m to $2.5m price bracket. Picture: realestate.com.auThe research also shows a whopping 90,000 Queenslanders and 20,000 from NSW searched for property in the state in the $1 million to $2.5 million range in the past six months.Half of the top 10 most sought-after suburbs for premium property were beachside, with Surfers Paradise topping the list and Noosa Heads not far behind.The most viewed properties in the $5m-plus range were in the west Brisbane suburb of Indooroopilly, Paradise Waters on the Gold Coast and Maleny in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. $1m – $2.5m 2 Hollyhock Cres Noosa Heads 37,131$1m – $2.5m 23 Sunshine Bvd Broadbeach Waters 32,206$1m – $2.5m 16 Dean Dr Ocean View 28,951$2.5m – $5m 7 Ashfield St East Brisbane 82,355$2.5m – $5m 27 Piermont Plc Raby Bay 28,987$2.5m – $5m 334 Bridgeman Rd Bridgeman Downs 25,388$5m+ 9 Ivy St Indooroopilly 35,459$5m+ 87 Admiralty Dr Paradise Waters 30,743$5m+ 236 Mountain View Rd Maleny 26,749(Source: realestate.com.au, for the six months to August 31, 2018)last_img read more

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Dragons live behind waterfalls, you could live beside one

first_img“We built it so they could come and stay whenever they wanted,’’ Mrs Russo said.“So downstairs is a bedroom with robe and theatre room and another lounge area and kitchen.” SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN SCARBOROUGH An entrance to remember at 64 Oyster Point Esplanade, Scarborough.“I wanted a beautiful entrance with water where you walk over the bridge and there was a waterfall,” she said.The house is designed to capture the best Queensland aspects, the front balcony faces north, a large deck on the ground level captures the south breezes, and two decks face east. An entrance to remember at 64 Oyster Point Esplanade, Scarborough.SANTA’S been visiting the Russo’s Scarborough home for 10 years.With the four bedroom house now on the market, a forwarding address might be necessary. Views across the water to the Sunshine Coast from this house just 30km from Brisbane’s CBD.Jenny and Joe Russo built 64 Oyster Point Esplanade, Scarborough with their children and grandchildren in mind. <<>> The upstairs level is accessible via a lift or stairs.Mrs Russo’s greatest wish in building this house, was for the entrance to have an impact, whether it was Santa or the fifth grandchild visiting.The salt water lap pool has been designed with a waterfall feature on one side, which flows into a shallow pool at the entrance to the house. There are two master bedrooms with ensuites.They also put in a lift so there was easy access to both levels for when Mrs Russo’s elderly mother comes to visit.The couple live upstairs where an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area open to a covered terrace. One of the many outdoor areas for entertaining.“We’re on the water but we don’t get the winds, Redcliffe gets them,” she said.What they do get are views of the water, the Glasshouse Mountains and the Great Dividing Range. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019Scarborough is at the top of the Redcliffe peninsula and sheltered from the onshore winds. The house has a lap pool beside the fully self-contained lower level.“We’ll have it at our place, but if not, one of our sons has said we can have it at his house,” Jenny Russo said.“We’ll just have to write a note to Santa to say we’ve moved.”Clark Partners Real Estate have listed the dual living, waterfront house for sale with offers over $1.45 million.last_img read more

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Story Bridge Climb couple ready for next property adventure

first_imgOne of the bedroomsTHE owners of the Story Bridge Climb have listed their Kalinga Queenslander for sale as they prepare to downsize.John and Megan Sharpe are well known identities in the Brisbane tourism industry, founding the Story Bridge Climb in addition to owning or co-owning outdoor activities company Riverlife, Tangalooma tour business Tangatours, P & O Edge, Walkabout Creek Adventures and Northshore Harbour restaurant.Megan and John SharpeMr Sharpe said he and his wife purchased their property at 78 Lodge Rd, Kalinga in the 1995, back when the suburb still part of Wooloowin.The Sharpes raised their two children in the home and are now selling to buy a smaller Queenslander.The Kalinga property, marketed by Steve Yates of Place New Farm, will go to auction.“We raised, extended and renovated the home based on the idea of (a family with) three or four children,” Mr Sharpe said.“We only ended up have two children and now one has gone to study in London so we really need something that suits this time of our life.”While the couple have completed extensive renovations, including building in the downstairs area and adding a pool to the side of the home, the property still retains many of its character features including a bay window, timber floors and VJ walls.“This house was built at turn of the 19th century and has really lovely things like old the gas line for the gas lights that were put in after the house was built, and the breezeways that were designed to celebrate the federation,” Mr Sharpe said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoSitting on an 810sq m double block, the house has an open-plan living and dining space upstairs, along with a kitchen that flows out to the huge back deck.There are four bedrooms on this level along with two bathrooms.Downstairs there is a fifth bedroom, third bathroom, lounge, multipurpose space, studio and soundproof gym and workshop. A custom floating internal staircase links the two levels.Outside, the rear patio overlooks the lap pool. The home also has an attic storage space.“There’s a couple of things I really love about the house,” Mr Sharpe said.“I love that it’s a house we rarely have to heat or (cool). And I love the beautiful, big old tree out the back that has a trunk the size of small car.“It’s a tree we’ve climbed and built cubby houses underneath.”Mr Sharpe said he would be sad to say goodbye to the home after nearly 25 years but he was ready to move on.“I think the children will miss it more,” he said.“They have spent their whole lives, their childhoods living here.”The property is being auctioned on April 13 at 4pm.last_img read more

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New rental comes with a seven-day cruise

first_imgAn Australian landlord is offering to send his tenants on a cruise. Picture: Thinkstock. A savvy landlord is offering up a seven-day cruise to entice long-term tenants into his newly built Ipswich home. The four-bedroom property at 16 Starling St, Deebing Heights, southwest of Brisbane, is advertised for rent through Ray White IMS for $400 per week. The rental price includes free tenancy insurance plus the seven-day cruise, up to the value of $2500, should the tenant stay for three years. Ray White IMS national client care manager, Leanne Brown said this was the first time she had encountered a landlord offering a cruise to lure in a long-term tenant. “We as a business recommend incentives to attract tenants, whether it be free weeks rent or products but, yes, this is the first I’ve heard of a cruise being offered,” she said. Ms Brown said incentives were about locking in good tenants. “Tenants will stay long term if they feel like they’re being looked after,” she said. “Long-term tenancies are beneficial for all. “For the tenant, it means they can put down roots in the community and settle their children into local schools.“For a landlord, a long term tenant means less money out of their pocket. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours ago“Every time a tenant moves out there are fees associated with a vacant property and every week the property is vacant that is money the landlord is missing out on.” The property at 16 Starling St, Deebing Heights. REIQ CEO Antonia Mercorella said rental incentives were a great way for a landlord to get their relationship with the tenant off to a good start.“It offers the tenant a tangible signal that they are a valued party in the relationship and it also lets them know the landlord is keen to build a strong relationship,” she said. “Incentives range from a welcome gift of a $100 gift card to more extravagant gifts such as extended rent-free periods, all moving costs paid, six months of gardening work, to a year of broadband paid for. “A cruise would be one of the most generous incentives we’ve heard of.” Ms Mercorella said while rental incentives were more common in a soft market, they were a good strategy no matter the market conditions. “The vacancy rate in Ipswich is 1.8 per cent, which is tight and it is likely that in this market we’ll see fewer rental incentives,” she said. “However, landlords are always looking for great renters and we’ll still see incentives on offer that are designed to target that high-calibre tenant who is reliable, trustworthy and prepared to stay long-term.”last_img read more

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Gabba projects lure investors

first_imgA new underground rail station and redesigned stadium will drive property prices higher in Woolloongabba.KEEN investors are following Queensland’s deputy premier into Woolloongabba, lured by new infrastructure across the inner city suburb.The Gabba stadium is getting a $100 million facelift, the $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project is building an underground station here and Brisbane’s first Hyatt hotel will be part of the new $700 million South City Square precinct. Brisbane homes are getting smarter MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES How this mansion set a new auction recordcenter_img But while deputy premier Jackie Trad was forced to sell her property months later amid concerns over the timing of her purchase — one week before the government announced the winning bidder for the underground Cross River Rail project which she was overseeing at the time — new buyers are looking long term. The Cross River Rail project is a 10.2km rail line from Dutton Park to Bowen Hills, via Albert Street in the CBD. It will include four underground stations and is due for completion in 2024.“What we are seeing is a lot of redevelopment,” Harcourts Property Centre director and auctioneer Sam Devlin said. Harcourts director and auctioneer Sam Devlin. Picture: Tim Marsden.“Anyone buying housing in this inner city precinct in five years’ there’s going to be quite a good upturn.”Median house prices in Woolloongabba increased by 2.4 per cent in the three months to $822,000, according to CoreLogic property data released in September.The neighbouring suburbs of Dutton Park and Highgate Hill have seen median house prices drop over the same period, by 2.3 per cent and 0.8 per cent respectively.At auction on Saturday, a three-bedroom Woolloongabba worker’s cottage in proximity to the future Cross River Rail sold as an investment property in 15 minutes for $725,000. The renovated Queenslander has pineapple and banana motifs throughout.Two active bidders took the 5 Flower Street cottage to auction where it became the first Woolloongabba home to sell since Queensland deputy premier Jackie Trad confirmed last week she had offloaded her controversial Woolloongabba cottage. Queensland deputy premier and treasurer Jackie Trad announcing apprenticeship opportunities on the Cross River Rail project in 2018. Picture: Claudia Baxter/AAP.Fifty interested buyers looked through the 119-year-old Queenslander on a 304sq m block in the lead up to yesterday’s auction, with three registered bidders among 20 in the shaded backyard. Established trees line the border of this 304sq m block, giving plenty of shade.“Ninety per cent of the time, the opening bidder buys it,” Mr Devlin said to encourage an opening bid, which came from Cleveland local Derek Grewar at $650,000.“It’s an evolving area,” Mr Grewar said after the auction.“Look up the road at the infrastructure going in, and being so close to town. These are scarce commodities.” Hyatt has chosen Woolloongabba as the site for its first Hyatt hotel in the Brisbane area, marking the return of a Hyatt branded hotel to Queensland. The Hyatt Place hotel will be part of the $700 million South City Square precinct which is down the road from 5 Flower St.West End couple Elise Meakin and John Healy stood next to him and were the only other active bidders on the day.When the property was announced on the market with Mr Grewar in front, Mr Devlin pulled on every emotional string to keep the auction moving. The new owners signed paperwork on this table overlooking the gardens.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours ago“We will sell the property today,” he announced to the underbidders.“Can I tempt you back aboard? Not even for one more (thousand)? Surely you’re not going to miss it for a thousand. You’ll spend more on a good night out. I know that, you know that, we all know that. Put it into a house … Don’t be so defiant, sir. You need to buy real estate, get onto the property ladder. To buy the one you want you’ve got to stretch yourself.”The West End couple looked united rather than defiant and, sticking to their game plan, made no further bid and the property sold to Mr Dewar for $725,000. The large kitchen opens out to the back deck.“That was stressful,” Ms Meakin said.“But once we reached our limit that was it.”The couple were looking to move out of their apartment and try suburbia in the inner city. Mr Dewar was buying the property for his two eldest children who are currently working interstate and overseas.“They’re going to come back to Brisbane and they’ll both work in town, so being here is really good,” he said.“It’s an investment property for them.”The sellers, Pip and Evan Goldman, were in the study during the auction and while they did make an adjustment to their reserve price, they were happy with the sale which saw their property increase by nine per cent ($60,000) in three years. The study at 5 Flower St, Woolloongabba.“We are moving back to Teneriffe,” Mrs Goldman said. “We used to live there for 10 years.” FOLLOW DEBRA BELA ON TWITTERlast_img read more

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GNF, Petronieves open public LNG station in Barcelona

first_imgImage courtesy of PetronievesSpanish LNG operator Gas Natural Fenosa opened the first public LNG-fueling station in Barcelona’s Zona Franca with the energy company Petronieves.GNF said it has invested about €800,000 ($909,000) in the project, that will serve the road transport industry and will also have compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling capabilities.The station is specifically designed to supply natural gas to large trucks and provide natural gas to about a hundred vehicles.Gad Natural Fenosa adds that there are 12 LNG stations in Catalunya currently, seven of which are owned by the company.Overall, there are more than 6,000 natural gas-fueled vehicles in Spain and 54 public LNG stations, half of which are owned by Gas Natural Fenosa.1 EUR = 1.13613 USDlast_img read more

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DSC Dredge Delivers Its First Tier 4 Final Dredger

first_imgDSC Dredge, based in Reserve, Louisiana, delivered earlier this year its first-ever dredge equipped with a Tier 4 Final C32 ACERT Caterpillar engine to a minerals company located in the United States. This Shark Class Dredge features an 18-inch hull-mounted dredge pump and 300 hp cutter drive assembly, and has a dredging depth capability of 56 feet.DSC supplied stainless steel hydraulic fittings and used anti-corrosion building practices, as the dredge will be working in a corrosive environment. The minerals company also purchased an anchor barge fabricated by DSC, which included a Tier 4 Final engine for the hydraulic winch drive system.“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 Final emissions standards went into effect for dredges last year. Engines ranging from 2,682 to 4,962 hp (2,000-3,700 kW) were first affected by the standards. But by this October (2017), all new engines with a maximum power of 804 hp (600 kW) and greater must meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards,” DSC said.The Tier 4 rules were enacted to further reduce two main pollutants that diesel engines emit when they run – particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx). NOx contributes to the formation of ground-level ozone, which is a primary factor in air pollution. Exposure to PM has been shown to adversely affect the respiratory system, according to the EPA.DSC worked closely with Caterpillar for this “green” build.According to David Ezell, OEM Account Manager for Michigan CAT, “DSC and Michigan CAT utilized a strong engineering collaboration to install the first Tier 4 Final engine in a DSC Shark dredge – the C32 Tier 4 Final 1,125 hp. The C32 Tier 4 Final engine is a 32-liter 12-cylinder V-engine with horsepower ranges from 1,000 hp to 1,125 hp. The C32 has industry-leading torque of 4,056 foot-pounds at 1200 rpm.”Ezell explains that Caterpillar was able to achieve the Tier 4 Final regulations in the C32 with the use of the Caterpillar NOx Reduction System and dual maintenance-free diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC).“The robust Caterpillar Tier 4 Final engines were tested and proved with over 4.6 million hours of in-field testing and validation to deliver highest horsepower and torque ratings with lowest cost of ownership in the industry,” he adds.The DSC Shark Class dredge offers standard discharge sizes ranging from 10 inches (250 mm) to 24 inches (600 mm), which are customizable upon request. It has a conventional dredge-operating configuration with a modular design for easy transport, said DSC.last_img read more

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Diamond Offshore on the lookout for new CFO as Youngblood prepares to exit

first_imgSenior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of drilling contractor Diamond Offshore has decided to resign from the company effective December 1, 2017.Diamond Offshore said last Monday that Kelly Youngblood, senior vice president and CFO, decided to resign in order to accept a CFO position at another company.Youngblood was named SVP and CFO in early May 2016. He succeeded Gary T. Krenek, who retired after 33 years of service to the company.Before joining Diamond Offshore, Youngblood held a variety of managerial positions with Halliburton. Most recently, he served as VP of investor relations. He joined Halliburton in 1988 as a staff accountant and served in numerous financial management positions for Halliburton and its subsidiaries, including senior director of finance for the western hemisphere and director of external reporting and accounting research.The company added that it already began a search for Youngblood’s replacement and named Scott L. Kornblau, Diamond’s VP and treasurer, to serve as the company’s acting CFO until a permanent chief financial officer was appointed.Kornblau was appointed treasurer in 2007 and became vice president and treasurer in January 2017. He joined the company in 1997 as a senior accountant and served in numerous finance and accounting positions. He is a CPA and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas.last_img read more

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Deltares Shares Port Development Expertise

first_imgTo pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport.On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their knowledge and to provide training for a range of software and management tools.According to Deltares, the knowledge and tools can make a qualitative contribution to the Algerian plans to extend existing ports and to develop the new port near Cherchell. The new port aims to be the hub for the flow of goods to the African continent.Martijn de Jong, a hydraulic engineering expert at Deltares: “Our impact assessment tools help to improve the design at the outset of the design phase, to identify opportunities, and to minimize management expenses and the environmental impact. Over the course of three different weeks, we trained 20-30 people from LEM and the Ministry and discussed various cases in Algeria with them.”Deltares also shared its experience and expertise relating to the use of scale models in physical facilities in combination with computer models such as Delft3D. The LEM experts will use the time to come to implement Delft3D and acquire more experience with performing calculations and interpreting the results.The training concluded with the ‘Port of the Future’ game, during which the participants covered topics linked to port development and the associated stakeholder-related challenges. The game simulates a fictitious port area with realistic scenarios for port development.Deltares also added that during the project, there was an investigation of potential opportunities for Dutch business in the large numbers of planned coastal and port developments in Algeria, in which LEM often plays a central advisory role.In addition, there is an ongoing exploration of how the collaboration between the research organisations could be continued in the future. All the work was conducted as part of an assignment from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) with financing from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.last_img read more

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Vattenfall: Let There Be (Less) Light

first_imgWhile Vattenfall’s Danish nearshore wind farms – Vesterhav Syd and Nord – will power numerous light bulbs, the developer has requested permission from the authorities to reduce the night-time light markings on the wind turbines themselves.Vattenfall is looking to use a system developed by Danish company Terma to reduce the visual impact of its nearshore wind farms. The system allows for the highest and most powerful red night lights on the wind turbines to be turned on only when there are planes in the immediate area, meaning that the powerful red lighting will be turned off up to 95% of the time.Henrik Bendix Nielsen, Sales Manager, Security Sales at Terma, said: “Terma has developed a radar-controlled solution which turns obstruction lights on and off automatically on tall wind turbines when there are planes flying nearby. The solution has been tested and is presently in operation at the Østerild wind turbine test centre in Thy in Denmark, and in commercial operation in Germany.”If permission is granted for switching on the top night lights only occasionally, it will represent the first time the system has been installed on a Danish wind farm in commercial operation.“Corresponding systems have been in operation at onshore wind farms in Sweden, Norway and Germany for the past 10 years. So we hope that we can get permission to use it in Denmark. It will also be the first time the system has been tested at sea,” said Michael Simmelsgaard, Danish Country Manager at Vattenfall.The construction of the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord wind farms, which will comprise 41 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines, is expected to begin in 2019 at the offshore site outside Hvide Sande and Thyborøn on the west coast of Jutland.The wind farms are scheduled for commissioning in 2020.last_img read more

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