German Government Urged to Raise the Bar to 20GW by 2030

On 11 September, a group of economic and energy ministers and senators of five northern German states, together ...

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German OWFs Maintain Record-Breaking Momentum

Offshore wind farms in Germany generated 8.8 billion kWh of electricity in the first six months of 2017, a 47.5 ...

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First NordLink Cable Starts Falling Into Place

The installation of the 1.4GW NordLink high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea interconnector between Norway and ...

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Germany Could Exceed Its 2020 Offshore Wind Target

German government's goal of 6.5GW of grid-connected offshore wind power by 2020 could be surpassed as the industry ...

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SKF Opens Bearings Test Center in Germany

Sweden's SKF has inaugurated its newly-built Sven Wingquist Test Center in Schweinfurt, Germany.

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Hatenboer-Water Installs Fresh Water System on German OSS

Dutch water technology company Hatenboer-Water has completed delivery of a customised fresh water system for a ...

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TenneT Drafts New Offshore Grid Rules in Germany

TenneT has presented a first draft of new offshore grid connection rules (O-NAR) in Germany.

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NDE Wraps Up North Sea Helideck Inspections

Offshore services provider NDE Offshore has completed annual inspections of the helideck substructures on three ...

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DONG Makes Room in Norddeich for Borkum Riffgrund 2

DONG Energy has once again selected the Papenburg-based Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung as the general contractor on ...

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German TSOs Release Updated Offshore Network Expansion Plans

Four German transmission system operators (TSOs) have presented the second version of the Offshore-Network ...

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TenneT Taps Into CLENS Wind Database

German energy service provider Clean Energy Sourcing (CLENS) has won a contract to provide TenneT with data on ...

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German Offshore Wind Farms Shine in Q1 2017

German offshore wind farms generated 4.8 billion kWh of electricity in the first quarter of 2017, a 36.7 percent ...

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NDE Offshore Ropes In Helideck Inspection Work off Germany

Offshore service provider NDE Offshore has started annual inspections of the helideck substructures on three HVDC ...

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Lower Saxony Calls For More Offshore Wind

Lower Saxony's Minister of Economic Affairs, Olaf Lies, has called for an increase in Germany's offshore wind ...

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Industry Spotlights DONG, EnBW Game-Changers

After the latest German offshore wind tender resulted in EnBW and DONG Energy announcing the world's first ...

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Medevac Chopper and Crew Wanted for Baltic Wind Farms

German transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH and three offshore wind operators are seeking a ...

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DONG Explains the Thinking Behind Subsidy-Free Bids

DONG Energy has revealed the factors behind the decision to place two zero subsidy bids in the first round of ...

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DONG Secures German OW Trifecta, Places Two Zero Bids

In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur awarded DONG Energy the right to build three ...

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Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid

Germany's Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the ...

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Offshore Wind Jobs Mark Double-Digit Growth in Germany

German offshore wind industry created 1,800 new jobs in 2015, bringing the total to 20,500 jobs or 10 per cent more ...

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April 2017 – Ignition Month for Future OWFs in Europe

The UK launched the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction on 3 April, the same day the deadline was set for ...

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