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  • 10 March 2015

    Dong Energy announced supply chain opportunities at a suppliers event with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI Denmark) at EWEA Offshore 2015 in Denmark today. “Dong Energy is absolutely committed to investing in the UK and with construction now underway on Burbo Bank Extension, we want to see opportunities continue in the UK supply chain. “Burbo Bank […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has decided to construct the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay. Burbo Bank Extension will have a total capacity of 258MW and is expected to be commissioned in 2017. Burbo Bank Extension is the first of three projects for which DONG Energy was […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Sixteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay have been awarded grants totalling GBP 112,500 as part of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. Each year, approximately GBP 225,000 will be made available for community projects for the expected 25 year lifetime of the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The fund was launched in May last […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    Dong Energy has appointed VolkerInfra to install the onshore underground cables and associated fibre optic cables for Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay. A 220kV export cable will connect Burbo Bank Extension’s offshore substation with Dong Energy’s onshore substation. From this landing point, located between Rhyl and Prestatyn in Denbighshire (Wales), VolkerInfra […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has shared a photo showing one of the 32 foundations for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm being being installed by Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen in the waters of Liverpool Bay. Svanen completed the foundations installation work last week, and the installation of the wind farm’s offshore cable array is expected to start shortly. When […]

  • 26 May 2016

    DONG Energy has awarded Seacat Services with a contract for the supply of all crew transfer services at its 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project under development in the Irish Sea. The four-vessel charter contract, with durations of three to 11 months, is the second such agreement signed between Seacat Services and DONG Energy in 2016, following […]

  • 13 May 2016

    The load-out of the jacket for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm’s substation took place on 11 May at Smulders’ Hoboken yard, the company reported. The jacket, weighing 985 tonnes, was transported by the Matador 3 from the dry dock to the Engie Fabricom yard, where it was placed on a pontoon. The topside and jacket […]

  • 19 December 2016

    At 20:25 (GMT) on 14 December, the final blade of the 32nd V164-8.0 MW turbine at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project to utilise what is currently the world’s most powerful wind turbine. A2SEA’s vessel Sea Installer was deployed to install the turbines […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has arrived to Belfast Harbour, the load out port for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project, and is currently loading components which will make up the first four of the wind farm’s 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines. Sea Installer is expected to sail out from the Belfast Harbour on the night of […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has shared several photos of the first four of 32 nacelles for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm arriving at the company’s pre-assembly site in the Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland. The first four 390-tonne nacelles arrived to Belfast last night onboard Meriaura’s multipurpose deck cargo carrier Aura. Work at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly […]

  • 18 May 2015

    Onshore construction has begun at Burbo Bank Extension, DONG Energy’s 258 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm located 8 kilometres off the UK coast in Liverpool Bay. To support the development Wirral Council is jointly hosting a ‘Burbo Bank Extension Supply Chain Event’, to provide companies who could possibly benefit from the development the chance to […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The testing of the last MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was completed this month and the wind farm has been fully commissioned, DONG Energy said.

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy today welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to grant development consent for the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm development in Liverpool Bay. The Development Consent Order (DCO) was approved by the Rt.Hon. Edward Davey MP at the recommendation of the Planning Inspectorate and covers all […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    On 31 January, the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved more than EUR 7.8 billion of new financing which, inter alia, includes EUR 57 million (GBP 50 million) for the offshore transmission network of the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 21 November 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Electricity has been generated for the first time at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners PKA (25%) and KIRKBI A/S (25%). With the initial MHI Vestas 8MW turbines recently installed in Liverpool Bay, power from the first turbine is now being exported to […]

  • 14 May 2015

    DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm project remains on track having met a key contractual milestone. The project has demonstrated that 10 per cent of total project expenditure has now been spent, a fundamental contractual requirement which had to be met for the milestone to be delivered. This is one of the requirements […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    From autumn 2016, A2SEA will provide its purpose-built offshore installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER to install the 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for DONG Energy. The Burbo Bank Extension is located next to the existing and operational Burbo Bank offshore wind farm consisting of 25 […]

  • 21 April 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have jointly installed a V164-8.0 MW wind turbine test tower and foundation onshore to test several installation and commissioning procedures, and to act as a critical training tool before the commencement of Burbo Bank Extension offshore installation. In order to further test installation and commissioning procedures, the interfaces […]

  • 5 January 2015

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has been commissioned by DONG Energy to undertake high resolution digital video aerial surveys at the recently consented Burbo Bank Extension project. These surveys, which may continue into the operational phase of the Burbo Bank Extension, have been designed to determine how red throated diver, an important seabird species, may […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded nine organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the sixth round of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund.

  • 7 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem has launched a tender to enable prospective bidders to compete to own the transmission assets of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in the Bay of Liverpool. The Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Tender Round Four (TR4) started on 7 April, Ofgem said. Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm is indirectly owned by DONG Energy A/S (50%), KIRKBI […]

  • 8 December 2014

    At the end of September developer DONG Energy  received development consent from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm for which the company had already been granted the lease agreement by The Crown Estate on 11 May 2010. Burbo Bank Extension will be located west […]

  • 27 May 2016

    MENCK will deploy its largest hammer for the installation of 32 monopiles at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The MHU3500S has a 6.5m pile sleeve, powered by 3 MHP 1600 hydraulic power packs in parallel setup. The hammer will be operated from Van Oord’s offshore construction vessel Svanen. Offshore construction of the 258MW wind farm is […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded thirteen local organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the latest round of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. This latest round of the fund saw the 100th project being awarded a grant and taking the total number of groups to have benefitted to 105. “Having almost granted £1 million worth of […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Topside and jacket of the high voltage offshore substation (OSS) for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm left ENGIE Fabricom’s Hoboken yard yesterday, as they start their journey from Antwerp towards the site off the west coast of England.  By the end of this month, the jacket and topside will be installed at the construction site of […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The topside of the substation for Dong Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was installed on 25 June, Smulders reported.  The substation topside and jacket left Engie Fabricom’s Hoboken yard in Belgium on 15 June. A consortium of ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants has been contracted by DONG Energy for the fabrication of the offshore substation. The load-out […]