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  • 21 July 2021
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    An uncrewed surface vessel (USV) is set to begin a hydrographic survey at the operational Gwynt y Môr offshore wind project located off the North Wales Coast. The USV will be performing the hydrographic survey of the export routes from 26 July for up to 7 days until 2 August, subject to weather conditions. The […]

  • 23 August 2021
    Business & Finance

    German energy company RWE has decided to reorganise its renewables businesses and manage the global offshore wind and onshore wind/PV businesses in separate divisions. Sven Utermöhlen will be responsible for the Offshore Wind division, and Silvia Ortín Rios will be in charge of Onshore Wind/PV. Markus Krebber, CEO of RWE AG, said: ”Sven and Silvia […]

  • 16 July 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has secured a contract to conduct geophysical and environmental site investigations at the Five Estuaries project, the extension of the operational Galloper offshore wind farm. Fugro Mercator has been appointed to carry out the geophysical survey at the UK project, which will start on 5 August and have a duration of approximately 14 weeks. […]

  • 26 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    RWE has signed a contract with the Danish software company Systematic for a marine management tool that the developer will deploy across its global fleet of offshore wind farms. Under the contract, Systematic will supply its software, called SITE, to manage vessel and personnel information, as well as existing operational data from all of RWE’s […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Awel y Môr wind farm team has published the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the project offshore North Wales, the UK. The PEIR contains detailed maps, plans and information on the project’s expected impacts and how they will be avoided, minimised and mitigated where possible. The developers have now invited local residents to […]

  • 14 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    On 14 May, Sumitomo Electric Industries reported that it was awarded an export cable supply contract for the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm. The news comes a few months after Ofgem ruled in favour of Gwynt y Môr OFTO plc which had filed an Exceptional Event claim for the project’s export cable failure from […]

  • 5 March 2021

    Diverse Marine has handed over the new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Iceni Valour to Turner Iceni. According to designer Walker Marine Design, the vessel is on its way to begin a 10-year charter on the North Welsh coast. Back in March 2020, Diverse Marine signed a contract with Turner Iceni to construct Iceni Valour at […]

  • 29 January 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected the preferred siting of the transmission infrastructure for the Awel y Môr offshore wind project in Wales. Feedback from the consultation exercise held last year, which was visited by over 1,100 local people, as well as information from environmental studies, technical and statutory consultees, contributed to the latest designs. The majority of […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    THE FIRST of 160 wind turbines has been installed at the flagship North Wales Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, the largest renewables project under construction by RWE npower renewables. It marks a major milestone in the construction of the €2billion windfarm which, once fully operational, will be capable of generating enough energy from the […]

  • 3 April 2012

    GWYNT Y MÔR Offshore Wind Farm Limited has secured a major contract to begin the next stage of offshore construction off the North Wales coast. In a £multi-million deal with Seaway Heavy Lifting Limited of Cyprus, the heavy lift vessel, ‘Stanislav Yudin’ will operate in Liverpool Bay between April and December, 2012, to install major […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The 576MW Gwynt y Môr is one of the largest offshore wind farms currently in construction in Europe. It is a shared investment between partners RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München GmbH and Siemens. Once fully operational, energy generation from Gwynt y Môr is expected to be equivalent to the average annual needs of around 400,000 homes.  […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A new multi-million pound pontoon has become fully operational at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm base at the Port of Mostyn in North Wales. The 10-berth pontoon will greatly improve the offshore transfer of wind turbine engineers and technicians throughout the construction and operational lifetime of the wind farm. Approximately 110 new long […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has won a new contract with Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited to begin the second half of foundation installation off the North Wales coast. SHL’s crane vessel ‘Stanislav Yudin’ will go to Liverpool Bay in May this year to install the last 80 of the 160 monopile foundations and […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Cardinal marker buoys around the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm were removed by the THV Galatea.  The THV Galatea has removed eight Gwynt y Môr field cardinal perimeter buoys. At the same time, the Gwynt y Môr South buoy was moved to a new permanent position. After recovery of these buoys, the wind farm exhibits permanent aids to navigation. Also, […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Four monitoring stations have been established at locations along the North Wales coast to assess onshore noise levels during offshore construction, in particular foundation piling work. Gwynt y Môr will be liaising closely with local authorities to ensure any concerns about noise are investigated swiftly and dealt with appropriately. RWE has an obligation to report […]

  • 1 July 2014

    On 28 June 2014, the last turbine at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm was installed by SEA JACK. In total, 160 turbines have been installed by A2SEA’s jack-up barges SEA JACK and SEA WORKER. “I am very happy to announce that SEA JACK has installed the final turbine at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 24 April 2013

    THE FIRST completed project to be funded by RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Tourism Fund was officially opened in Rhyl yesterday. The £250,000 Rhyl Beach Access Project includes a new ramp to make it easier for disabled visitors to get down to the beach, and will also help people wanting to […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has awarded a three year contract to Manchester company Granada Material Handling Ltd to provide specialist offshore personnel to look after, maintain and re-certify 160 crane units on its offshore turbines. Each of the Granada ‘Python’ crane units was specifically designed for Gwynt y Môr and the marine environment […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    RWE Innogy has officially launched a fund of £19 million available from Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm for communities in coastal areas of Conwy, Denbighshire and Flintshire yesterday. The fund is open for small applications from £500 to £10,000 and grants over £10,000. It is able to fund both capital and revenue projects that […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    RWE npower renewables’ first issue of a newsletter designed to keep people in North Wales informed about the development of offshore wind power has been published. “Wind Power News: North Wales Offshore Wind Farm Update” is available from libraries, leisure centres, tourist information centres, council offices and community centres along the north Wales coast. It […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    After seven months of working in the North Sea, Tidal Transit’s Kitty Petra personnel transfer vessel (PVT) will be heading west in May 2015 to join her sister vessel Tia Elizabeth working on the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, which is situated 8 miles off the North Wales coast. Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Seaway Heavy Lifting Wins Third Major Contract for Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm (UK) Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has won a new contract with Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited to begin the second half of foundation installation off the North Wales coast.   VIDEO: 3D View of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    More than half of the 160 turbines at RWE Innogy UK’s flagship offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, off the North Wales coast, have been commissioned and are generating electricity.    The milestone was reached last week with the 81st turbine connected to the National Grid. Construction of the world’s second largest offshore wind farm […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    GWYNT Y MÔR Offshore Wind Farm Limited can confirm that the Port of Mostyn in North Wales will be the base for its wind turbine installation programme. All 160 turbines will be installed from the Port on the Flintshire coast, and follows an announcement last year that Mostyn will benefit from the construction of an operations and maintenance […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The first of 160 steel foundations that will make up Gwynt y Môr, one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms has been successfully installed off the north Wales coast. The achievement has been celebrated by RWE npower renewables, which is constructing the wind farm over the next two years, to generate enough energy from the […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Yesterday, a project team has began excavating small sections of the beach to help prepare for the installation of subsea cabling, which is being brought ashore at Pensarn, North Wales. The trials will be carried out by contractor Global Marine Systems Limited, on behalf of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited, and will help […]