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  • 29 May 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The DolWin gamma offshore platform is ready to sail out to the German North Sea after completing all the necessary testing at the Nordic Yard facility in Rostock, according to General Electric (GE).

  • 11 December 2015
    Grid Connection

    On Sunday, 13 December, two 475-ton electric transformers for the onshore substation of the DolWin3 project will embark on the last stage of their journey to the Dörpen West converter station in Heede, Germany. The transport of the transformers started in late November from GE’s transformer factory in Mönchengladbach. In 2013, TenneT awarded a contract for the […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Alstom and Nordic Yards have installed two 700 MVA power transformers on the DolWin3 converter platform based in the Warnemüde shipyard in Germany, operated by Nordic Yards. The transformers were designed and built by Alstom specifically for the DolWin3 converter project at its Mönchengladbach plant in Germany. During routine inspections, one transformer can continue to […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the DolWin3 offshore project to Alstom. This project connects the North Sea wind farms to the mainland supergrid and has an investment volume of more than €1 billion. “With this project, we help to take the energy turnaround another step forward and make it possible for offshore wind energy […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    The topside of the DolWin gamma offshore converter station has sailed out of the Nordic Yard facility in Rostock to the German North Sea, TenneT reports.

  • 13 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Italian subsea cable specialist Prysmian has completed the DolWin3 High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project in the German North Sea. Prysmian had secured this project in February 2013, with a contract awarded by Alstom Grid (now GE Grid GmbH) on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. DolWin3, the third offshore grid […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The self-elevating platform JB-117 has been deployed on the DolWin 3 project  in Germany to provide crane support and accommodation services during the float over, installation, hook up and commission of the DolWin gamma converter station topside. Offshore Marine Contractors were appointed by Jack-Up Barge to provide assistance with the mobilisation of JB-117.

  • 4 March 2013

    Germany: Siemens Reports Delay on Sylwin 1 Transformer Platform Siemens has announced that the connection of a German offshore wind farm in the North Sea will be delayed.   UK: Dogger Bank Receives First Bucket Foundation The installation of the first of two innovative suction-installed foundations on Dogger Bank on the weekend represents the first […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    DolWin3 is the eighth grid connection project to be implemented by TenneT using direct current technology. Together with three projects based on AC current technology, TenneT TSO, which is responsible for the North Sea, will then deliver a total of around 6.2 GW of offshore wind energy to the mainland. Alstom has just been awarded […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the DolWin3 offshore project in North Sea to Alstom. Windreich AG marks this contract for DolWin3, with a total investment of more than one billion euros, as another important component for the success of the energy transition. TenneT, together with the Windreich AG, is the most active investor in […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    GE Grid GmbH has awarded OIS Offshore Industrie Service and Green Wind Offshore, gathered around the ARGE O&M Project, with a contract to provide maintenance for the 900MW DolWin3 offshore grid connection system.

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Eltek has secured a key order for advanced power supply systems for the operation of the DolWin3 offshore wind energy project in Germany.  Eltek equipment will supply secure power to protection and control equipment for the onshore high voltage DC (HVDC) substation that transfers electricity generated by offshore wind turbines in the North Sea to […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Grid Connection

    The topside of the DolWin gamma offshore converter station has been installed next to the DolWin alpha in the German part of the North Sea, according to TenneT.

  • 21 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Last year, TenneT chose Alstom for the DolWin 3 offshore project. This project, connecting the North Sea wind farms to the continental electricity network, has an investment volume of over one billion euros.  Recently, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), and TenneT have agreed to make a joint investment in the DolWin 3 offshore grid connection. CIP […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    Two 685 MVA power transformers have been delivered and installed in the land-based converter station Dörpen West, which is part of the DolWin3 project. The power transformers have been developed, manufactured and tested according to the specific needs of the project at GE’s site in Mönchengladbach. The DolWin3 project, the third network connection in the DolWin wind […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    Multinational energy conglomerate General Electric (GE) is hoping the successful completion of the 900MW DolWin 3 offshore grid connection project will prove a good reference in the company’s future bids for German offshore wind projects, Reuters reports. Germany’s offshore wind sector ”has become very important” to GE, Carlos Haertel, CEO at GE Germany & Austria, was quoted by Reuters […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    SeaTerra GmbH has completed investigation of 278 objects and removal of eight unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets from the DolWin3 cable route in the German part of the North Sea. Commissioned by the transmission system operator TenneT, SeaTerra GmbH recently examined and cleared numerous metal objects from the future DolWin3 cable route between Emden and the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued two invitations to tender for the DolWin3 offshore grid connection. The first one is for the manufacture, supply and installation of an AC submarine cable system (including compensation, fibre optic cable, secondary equipment, cable performance, etc.) between an offshore wind farm and Cluster 2, designed for a transmission capacity of approximately 450MW and a voltage level […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels

    TenneT  is on the market for a contractor for the provision of maritime consulting and support services for offshore installation projects in North Sea and Wadden Sea. The contract covers supervision of marine construction projects, primarily submarine cable laying, and provision of a vessel. Additionally, the contractor will be in charge of supervising the construction […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Danish infrastructure fund management company, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), and the Dutch company TenneT have agreed to make a joint investment in the DolWin3 offshore grid connection, which will transmit wind energy from the North Sea to German customers. CIP will invest EUR 384 million in the DolWin3 grid connection, whilst TenneT will finance the […]

  • 16 May 2014

    The ground-breaking ceremony for the onshore converter station took place at the Dörpen West site in Heede, Germany, yesterday. Representatives of Transmission System Operator TenneT, contractor Alstom and the mayors of the joint municipalities of Dörpen and Heede, together with local and regional politicians and public figures attended the event. The onshore station is a key […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The planned DolWin3 offshore submarine cable connection is a DC power transmission link of approximately 42 km. The starting point will be north of the island of Borkum, Germany. The route is within the German EEZ with the final destination at substation DolWin Gamma. The grid operator is inviting tenders for geophysical survey of the proposed […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new major contract worth in excess of € 350 million by Alstom Grid for the connection project DolWin3 linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. The project […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Training & Education

    In spring 2013, Alstom received an order from transmission grid operator TenneT to act as general contractor in the construction, installation and servicing of the HVDC offshore platform DolWin3. Selected TenneT employees are being systematically trained in the different disciplines so that the customer can operate its system to the highest possible standards following commissioning […]

  • 19 May 2015

    TenneT will hold a converter station Open Day in Heede on Saturday, May 23, when three converter stations for grid connection projects DolWin1, DolWin2 and DolWin3 will be visited. TenneT has realized a total of twelve offshore grid connection projects, six of which are already in operation, two more are expected to follow in 2015, and the […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has won the contract to provide helicopter services to the installation site DolWin Gamma, an offshore converter station being installed by Nordic Yards GmbH 50 kilometres north of the island of Borkum.