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  • 22 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    All 80 turbines at Amrumbank West offshore wind farm are connected to the network. With its full installed capacity of 288 megawatts now operational, Amrumbank West can produce enough climate-friendly power to meet the needs of 300,000 households. Amrumbank West, fully owned by E.ON, is located in the German North Sea about 40 kilometers from […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Grid Connection

    nkt cables has entered a contract with E.ON Climate & Renewables Central Europe GmbH at a value of around € 20 million for the offshore wind farm Amrumbank West. For nkt cables, Amrumbank West will be another project with armoured 33 kV submarine cables. The cable will be manufactured at the production facilities in Cologne. […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Amrumbank West offshore wind farm, developed by E.ON in the German North Sea has started producing power, the developer announced today. The power from the first of its 3.6 megawatt turbines flows to an offshore transformer and converter platform from which it is exported via a 85-kilometer subsea cable, which comes ashore near Büsum, about […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has started the construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometers northwest of the island of Helgoland. To help build Amrumbank West and other offshore projects, E.ON has chartered the MPI Discovery, a self-elevating turbine installation vessel or jackup rig, for several years. The […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has officially put into operation the recently upgraded 302 MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm during a symbolic ceremony held in Hamburg today. Referring to Amrumbank West as “technology at its best,” E.ON’s CEO Johannes Teyssen called for the continued expansion of offshore wind. “Every energy has its time, and the time for expanding offshore […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Foundation installation work at the 288MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is in full progress. At the end of September Ballast Nedam Offshore completed their contract for 19 foundations, using their heavy-lift vessel Svanen after which the MPI Discovery, which was previously working on the Humber Gateway wind farm, continued installing the remaining foundations. The […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel, MPI Adventure, installed the final blade of the 80-turbine Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm earlier this week. This operation formed part of an ongoing, long-term charter-party agreement with E.On and followed a foundation installation campaign undertaken by another of the company’s WTIVs, MPI Discovery. After mobilisation and preparation of MPI Adventure in […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has chosen SGS, a Hamburg-based inspection, verification, testing and certification company, to carry out periodic service inspections at the 302MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm located some 35 kilometers north of the Heligoland in the North Sea. Under the contract, SGS will perform periodic inspections of the wind farm’s 80 wind turbines, as required by law. […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Vessels

    MPI Enterprise has completed works on E.ON’s Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm thus wrapping up its first charter under MPI ownership. MPI Offshore acquired the wind turbine installation vessel from RWE Innogy earlier this year after which the vessel embarked on its first assignment as part of MPI in May 2015. MPI Enterprise has acted as an […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    NHC Northern Helicopter has secured a contract with RWE for offshore air rescue services at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in Germany. The two-year contract includes the provision of emergency medical care with a rescue helicopter and the offshore emergency control center. With this new contract, RWE bundles offshore air rescue for both of […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON today started construction of its operations and maintenance building on the North Sea island of Helgoland. The company will use Helgoland as an offshore operations base for its Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The 1,800 square metre building will provide space for offices, changing rooms and storage. Up to 50 staff working in shifts […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Amrumbank West and Humber Gateway offshore wind farms left a positive mark on financial results of E.ON’s renewables business in the first half of 2016 and the company expects this trend to continue. E.ON’s renewables business saw an adjusted EBIT increase of EUR 53 million in the first six months of this year. Although the company’s unit operating in […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    E.ON’s construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea reached an important milestone. The offshore transformer station is now in place. The largest single technical component of the billion-euro project weighs approximately 3,000 metric tons. It consists of a foundation anchored to the seafloor and a topside structure housing transformers and electrical switching […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German energy company E.ON’s offshore wind division recorded adjusted earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of EUR 243 million in the first nine months of 2016, a 196.4% rise compared to EUR 82 million reported for the same period a year earlier. The improved performance was attributed to Amrumbank West and Humber Gateway offshore wind farms being fully operational throughout the current […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, has been contracted by E.ON Climate & Renewables for the first gearbox exchange on the 302MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm located some 35 kilometers north of the Heligoland in the North Sea. The scope of work includes the exchange of a single gearbox, accommodation and supporting […]

  • 19 January 2014

    E.ON Starts Building Amrumbank West OWF E.ON has started the construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometers northwest of the island of Helgoland. Three Crewmen Rescued after Their Vessel Caught Fire Three crewmen have been rescued off Lowestoft this afternoon after their vessel caught […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm with E.ON. Ballast Nedam will erect monopiles and provide the logistics between the feeder port in Cuxhaven and the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The E.ON Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is a 288 MW offshore […]

  • 10 August 2014

    VIDEO: Installation of Borkum Riffgrund Foundations Last week, all 77 monopile foundations were installed at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German North Sea. Ballast Nedam to Install Amrumbank West Monopiles Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm with E.ON. […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON improved generation at its Offshore Wind/Others division in 2016 by 0.7 billion kWh, mainly due to Amrumbank West wind farm in the German North Sea and Humber Gateway wind farm in the UK North Sea being in operation during the year.

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following an upgrade of Amrumbank West offshore wind farm from 288 to 302 megawatts, E.ON reported that its net investments in renewables have surpassed EUR 10 billion. In December 2015, E.ON and Siemens implemented a software solution that allows Amrumbank West to harvest more energy in times of strong wind, the company told Offshore WIND. “We’re proud of […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    In April 2013 E.ON started preparations for constructing the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. So-called scour protection is currently being installed north-west of Helgoland. This comprises two layers of special sand bags on the seabed to prevent the sea current from washing away the sand around the foundations of the wind turbines, thus ensuring turbine […]

  • 27 June 2016

    Saft has supplied its Uptimax nickel battery systems for E.ON’s Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. Saft has provided a total of 80 Saft Uptimax battery systems – one for each turbine. In the event of an interruption to the main power supply, the batteries are designed to deliver peak power for essential safety systems for […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    E.ON, Siemens, Northern HeliCopter GmbH and Offshore VENTUSmedic medical control centre have recently carried out an unannounced alarm exercise at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The deployed personnel, the crew of Northern HeliCopter GmbH’s offshore rescue helicopter and the Offshore VENTUSmedic medical control centre operated by the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe accident assistance organization, were given no advance information, and […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (“SOC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., announced today that SOC has been awarded the contract for the installation of the inner array grid cables as well as associated services for the Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm (“OWF”) project by Amrumbank West GmbH (“AWG”), a subsidiary of E.ON Climate […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON Climate & Renewables has hired TÜV SÜD to carry out inspections on the Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea and the Arkona wind farm in the Baltic Sea.

  • 25 November 2015

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed a contract with Aggreko to support temporary power supply during construction of Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm in Germany.  The contract saw OMM provide vessel management services as well as personnel and offshore logistical support, whereas Aggreko provided offshore modified hardware and offshore certified generator engineers. Thomas Schmerz, Sector […]