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  • 6 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) and RWE have signed another long-term power purchase agreement for electricity generated at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. Under the new PPA, RWE will deliver 190 GWh of electricity generated at the 288 MW wind farm every year from 2025 onward. Back in November 2020, Deutsche Bahn and RWE signed […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    RWE has commissioned BWTS GmbH to provide maintenance and repair of the safety equipment at its three offshore wind farms in Germany. BWTS is providing technical examination, as well as maintenance and repair of the safety equipment, such as the access systems and chain hoists, at the Arkona, Amrumbank West and Nordsee Ost wind farms. […]

  • 19 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    RWE Renewables has selected ALL NRG to service the high voltage systems at the Arkona and Amrumbank West offshore wind farms in Germany. Under the recently signed contracts, the Danish high voltage specialist will provide HV and MV maintenance at the two projects. “We are very proud that RWE has chosen ALL NRG to perform […]

  • 4 February 2021
    R&D

    A new joint industry project has been launched under the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator to improve understanding of the true impact of the Global Blockage Effect (GBE) in offshore wind by undertaking a first of a kind measurement campaign in real offshore conditions. The campaign will be conducted in the second half of this […]

  • 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 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) and RWE Supply & Trading have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for electricity produced at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The PPA will begin in 2024 and run until 2039. The 288 MW Amrumbank West is located around 30 kilometres off the coast of Heligoland in the German […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Authorities

    European Union’s Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy, published on 19 November and targeting as much as 300 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2050, also outlines the goal of supporting green hydrogen production. In anticipation of the launch of the new Renewable Hydrogen Coalition, it is ever so evident that EU’s (offshore) wind and hydrogen […]

  • 22 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Visser & Smit Hanab has laid and tested the onshore HV cable connecting the transformer station and HV substation of the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Approximately 23 km of 110 kV cable was laid from Breezanddijk through the Afsluitdijk and along the A7 motorway to Bolsward, from where 32 km of […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and the joint venture of ENGIE Solutions and Iemants have cut the first steel for the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) offshore transformer station topside. The joint venture partners and TenneT officially kicked off the steel fabrication for the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) topside at the Smulders’ facility in Hoboken, Belgium. Smulders is the parent […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Eric Wiebes has announced that the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW; North of the Wadden Sea Islands) offshore wind farm zone will connect to the national grid at a high-voltage station in Eemshaven. The minister approved the Eemshaven West route after multiple cable route alternatives were considered for […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT and a joint venture of ENGIE Solutions and Iemants have signed a contract to design, engineer, produce, deliver, transport, and install the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore transformer substation. Earlier this year, the consortium had won the contract for the construction and installation of the Hollandse Kust North offshore transformer substation, with options for […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) and the Norwegian METCentre (Marine Energy Test Centre) have signed a collaboration agreement focused on offshore wind. Under the agreement, METCentre and PLOCAN pledge to work on offshore wind in deep waters in their respective countries, as well as together when the opportunity arises. The parties agreed […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has inspected Dublin Offshore’s mooring load reduction device (LRD) and verified that the system is in compliance with the International Electrotechnical Commission’s technical specification (IEC TS) 62600-10. Dublin Offshore has been developing the passive LRD for use on floating wind turbines, where it reduces the tension in mooring lines […]

  • 10 March 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    ZITON has completed a main component exchange campaign at the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm in the UK. The campaign, which was carried out by using the Wind Server jack-up vessel, included sever gearbox exchanges and one generator exchange. “After a rough start, offering harsh winter weather, tricky sea bed conditions and long rotations, our […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has secured a contract with Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, to construct the offshore transformer jacket for the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project. Construction, which will take place at the HFG Vlissingen yard, is expected to begin this month and be completed in September. According to Heerema, the jacket will […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has been awarded a contract for the detailed design of the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation jacket and foundations. SLPE signed a contract earlier this year with Iemants, a subsidiary of Smulders, who, in a joint venture with ENGIE, will deliver this offshore substation as a complete turn-key […]

  • 2 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bureau Veritas has won a contract for project certification of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company will be providing independent verification and deliver full project certification including design review, manufacturing surveillance, transport and installation surveillance, and commissioning surveillance. The 850 MW Moray West, developed by Ocean Winds, will comprise up to […]

  • 10 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed the final geotechnical survey campaign at the Moray West offshore wind project in the UK. The new data will be combined with survey results from 2019 to finalize the design of the foundations for each turbine location, as well as the two offshore substations. Survey vessel Normand Flower carried out the campaign, […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture of Total and Simply Blue Energy, has submitted the scoping report for the Valorous floating offshore wind project in the Celtic Sea. The proposed Valorous site is located approximately 50 km South West of the Pembrokeshire coastline. Valorous represents the second floating wind project being progressed by Blue Gem […]

  • 20 May 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The Fraunhofer IWES is now starting construction work on a third rotor wind turbine blade test bench at its Großer Westring site in Bremerhaven, Germany. Once complete, the bench will be used to test state-of-the-art prototypes measuring 115 metres in length and even more. Some EUR 19 million are set to be invested in the […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Crown Estate is commencing work to design and deliver a new leasing opportunity for early commercial-scale floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea.   The leasing process will focus on projects of circa 300 MW in scale, which is up to three times larger than any rights previously awarded to floating wind in the UK. The Crown Estate will also explore how best to support pre-commercial,  smaller […]

  • 10 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has awarded JDR with a contract to supply, test, and terminate 33kV subsea cables for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The UK-based JDR will supply the 45 kilometres of 33kV array cable that will connect the wind farm’s 27 MHI Vestas V174-9.5MW wind turbines. The company […]

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind developer and technology provider Hexicon is to acquire the Wave Hub offshore renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England. The deal, which is expected to complete at the end of May, will see Hexicon through its UK subsidiary, TwinHub Limited, acquire the assets of Wave Hub Limited from local authority, […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has won three geotechnical investigation contracts for the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea. The contracts include seabed investigation, an extensive laboratory testing program, and the development of an integrated ground model. The fieldwork, which comprises seabed cone penetration tests (CPTs), thermal conductivity tests, vibrocores and boreholes, will […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (West), majority owned by Ocean Winds, has completed a two-year resource measurement campaign for which it deployed an EOLOS Floating LiDAR at the Moray West site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms. The developer contracted EOLOS as a turn-key provider of wind and ocean measurements in summer […]

  • 5 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    BAM Infra Nederland has started constructing the onshore transformer station in Beverwijk which will connect the Hollandse Kust (north) and the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) wind farms to the Dutch grid. The contract was awarded to the the Civil Division of BAM Infra Nederland by the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT. The construction started on […]