Highlights of the Month: June 2014

Highlights of the Month June 2014

Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm Remains Out of Operation

Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice, informs the Spiegel.

UK Signs FID Contracts for Five Offshore Wind Projects

The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables process, including five contracts for offshore wind projects.

Westermost Rough Offshore Substation Installed

Offshore construction at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm has completed its next significant milestone with the successful installation of the project’s offshore substation on site in the North Sea.

VIDEO: Aeolus at Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm (Animation)

In this animation you have a preview of offshore wind turbine transport and installation vessel Aeolus working at the Eneco Luchterduinen wind farm.

Van Oord’s First OW Installation Vessel in Operation

Van Oord is holding a two-day event along the Rotterdam Wilhelminakade quay to mark the entry into service of Aeolus, its first transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms.

Ballast Nedam Installs Its 500th Foundation

In just over 2 months Ballast Nedam Offshore has installed 47 out of 80 monopiles on the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm. The installation works started at the 1st of April and on the 10th of June monopile no. 47 was installed.

MHI Vestas Invites Suppliers

Earlier this year Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (MHI) and Vestas formed a new joint venture in offshore wind.