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  • 17 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Electricity has been generated and fed into the German grid for the first time from the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1. Trine Borum Bojsen, Managing Director of DONG Energy in Germany and responsible for Wind Power, said: “Borkum Riffgrund 1 is our first German wind farm and we’re more than happy, that we’ve started to […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted has awarded Semco Maritime with a one-year service contract for programmed preventive maintenance on the two offshore substations at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 and 2 wind farms offshore Germany. Semco Maritime will perform maintenance work on the substations’ LV utilities and fire, safety, and structural systems. The contract also includes upgrades to the helideck […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The last turbine at DONG Energy ‘s Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm was installed in May. Of the total of 78 turbines, 77 are sitting on monopile foundations while one serves for testing of the Suction Bucket Jacket foundation. The offshore wind farm has a 312MW capacity and can meet the annual electricity demands of 320,000 […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy, the LEGO Group and William Demant are celebrating the inauguration of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm today, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark who officially opened the wind farm. With a nominal power per turbine of 4.0 MW, the 78 wind turbines will produce enough environmentally friendly […]

  • 22 January 2014

    The first of 77 foundations has been installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany representing 277 MW when complete. With the beginning of the year 2014 the construction work continued at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German North Sea, after installation of the offshore substation in the summer 2013. Around 37 […]

  • 5 April 2013

    On an area of 30.000 square meters, DONG Energy, the world’s market leader in offshore wind, is building a new location. The harbour in Norddeich will primarily be used for construction supervision and secondary as base for the service and maintenance of the German offshore wind farms. From Norddeich, the crew vessels will sail out […]

  • 5 December 2012

    This weekend, the offshore substation for Borkum Riffgrund 1 Offshore Wind Farm arrived at Bladt Industries’ facilities in Aalborg, Denmark. Currently, the substation is merely an empty steel structure that has been prefabricated by a subcontractor in Poland, but during the next months the substation will be fitted with electrical equipment and various other types […]

  • 28 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has installed a suction bucket jacket foundation at its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1.  An innovative new foundation could help cut the costs of electricity from offshore wind farms. Now,  it has been successfully deployed by DONG Energy as part of its collaboration with the UK’s Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA). The […]

  • 17 November 2014

    At the end of July all foundations were in place at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1, located 54km off the  German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum and at the end of September, the innovative Suction Bucket Jacket test foundation was also installed. The 850t weighing foundation, consisting of a 3-legged jacket structure on top […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s cable lay vessel Nexus has loaded the final set of inter-array cables for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm and is currently installing them at the site in the German North Sea.

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bladt has been announced the leading supplier of offshore substructures in EWEA’s annual report on key offshore trend statistics for 2012 – and with good reason. In 2012, it successfully completed some of the world’s largest offshore wind foundation projects with the London Array and Anholt offshore wind farms. Offshore foundation projects In Lubmin, Germany, […]

  • 24 February 2011

    DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German part of the North Sea. The construction will represent a total investment of approximately EUR 1 ¼ billion. Borkum Riffgrund 1 will consist of up to 89 3.6 MW turbines from Siemens Wind Power with a total capacity of […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has installed the last of a total of 78 turbines at Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.   The next step will be the final commissioning of all remaining wind turbines. More than half have been already commissioned. All closing activities will run during summer. When fully operational. […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    CWind is now providing corrosion protection, latch-way inspections and snagging to Dong Energy at Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, in addition to the temporary power services it supplied earlier this year, the company reported today. CWind initially commenced work on site back in March this year, providing temporary power to the project. The new […]

  • 12 October 2015

    Last week saw the inaugural opening ceremony of Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, for which Baker Consultants provided noise and marine mammal monitoring services. “This is a fantastic achievement for all involved and we are proud of Baker Consultants’ role in this,” Baker Consultants said. In August 2013, the construction of the wind farm started with the […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    HBC Group has completed the Ørsted Subsea Inspection Campaign on four offshore wind farms in the UK and the German North Sea.

  • 10 September 2012
    Authorities

      The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the subsea cable system “DolWin1” for connection of “Borkum West II”,” MEG Offshore 1″ and “Borkum Riffgrund 1” wind farms to the grid. The approval covers the installation and operation of the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the laying […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The companies that installed an innovative foundation on DONG Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm can mark another great milestone for their businesses after the first offshore wind Suction Bucket Jacket stands at its position. GeoSea carried out the floating load out, transport and installation, while the suction process was done by SPT Offshore. Armour stones will be installed […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    On 25 October 2014, A2SEA’s vessel SEA INSTALLER installed the first of 78 wind turbines at DONG Energy’s first German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1. Everything went according to plan. ”Installation of the first turbine went according to plan. Together with the project teams from Siemens Wind Power and DONG Energy, and the experienced crew […]

  • 31 August 2014

    Suction Bucket Jacket Foundation Installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 (Gallery) DONG Energy has installed a suction bucket jacket foundation at its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1. First Wind Turbine Up at EnBW Baltic 2 In the development of its second offshore wind farm, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) has reached a milestone with the […]

  • 28 April 2015

    Dr Federica Pace, Baker Consultants’ Marine Technical Director, is speaking at the upcoming OCEANOISE 2015 conference in Barcelona, Spain, to be held from 11-15th May. The conference theme is “Towards an acoustically sound ocean”. “I’m excited to be presenting our Borkum Riffgrund 1 work at such a key event for the ocean noise sector. Europe is an […]

  • 5 September 2014

    Pontoon Loaded with OW Turbine Parts Sinks Off Germany A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea, German media informs. Vattenfall Orders Turbines and Servicing from Siemens Vattenfall has awarded Siemens Energy an order for 72 Model SWT-4.0-130 wind turbines for its new Sandbank […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will boost the capacity of its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1, by upgrading the 3.6MW turbines to produce more power and by installing an additional turbine. Initially planned 77 Siemens’ turbines would have produced 277MW of electricity, but with the optimization of turbines and adding one more, the capacity of Borkum […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Providing power for offshore operations on a transition piece in the construction phase is an essential service when working on the lifeless transition piece. Recently GeoSea chartered the Guardian, Braveheart Shipping’s survey vessel, to provide power by cable to the transition piece in the Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm on which they were carrying out […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Vessels

    Ørsted’s newly built service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change has arrived in Emden, Germany, from where the vessel will soon start servicing offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. Wind of Change is expected to enter full operations and start working on the Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2 […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first important milestone in the installation of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 Offshore Wind Farm has been achieved: The installation of the offshore substation for the wind farm in the North Sea is completed. “Though we have more than 20 years’ experience in offshore wind, it’s a very special moment,” said Christoph Mertens, Senior Director […]