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  • 22 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain

    UK-headquartered Lamprell has signed a reservation agreement for the supply of transition pieces for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farms in the UK. The reservation agreement secures capacity in Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard in the UAE. The base scope of work entails the supply of 2 x 92 transition pieces for the Norfolk Vanguard West and […]

  • 22 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Shortly after changing the preferred wind turbine supplier, the three projects in the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK have now also changed hands as RWE will acquire Vattenfall’s 4.2 GW Norfolk portfolio for GBP 963 million (approximately EUR 1.1 billion). The new owner says it will also resume the development of the Norfolk Boreas […]

  • 21 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vattenfall has signed agreements with Vestas for three large-scale offshore wind projects in the Norfolk Zone, UK, where the developer plans to use the new V236-15 MW wind turbines. This marks a switch in the wind turbine model planned for the projects as the developer first named Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier in 2021. […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Vattenfall have completed the sale of three offshore wind projects in the UK. With the transaction completed, RWE has expanded its offshore wind portfolio in the UK by 4.2 GW. The three projects – Norfolk Vanguard West, Norfolk Vanguard East and Norfolk Boreas – each with a planned capacity of 1.4 GW, are […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with SeAH Wind to provide the monopiles for the 2.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard East and Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farms in the UK. The monopiles for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farms will weigh up to around 2,200 tonnes and have a length of up to 96 metres. Production […]

  • 18 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Drydocks World has hosted a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the official start of work on the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind platforms project. The steel cutting ceremony for the Norfolk Vanguard West and East HVDC Platforms was held at Drydocks World’s yard in Dubai and included the joint venture partner for the project, Aker Solutions, the […]

  • 1 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Updates on wind turbine technology and new offshore wind projects, including those facing major challenges, marked 2023 on offshoreWIND.biz. In the article below, we have compiled our ten most-read news last year, together with some of their related updates and stories. In February 2023, Vestas revealed plans to scale up a new chemical process that […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Aker Solutions has been awarded a sizeable contract worth between NOK 0.5 billion (about EUR 42 million) and NOK 1.5 billion (approx. EUR 127 million) from Vattenfall for the Norfolk Vanguard East offshore wind farm in the UK. The announcement follows the recent award for the Norfolk Vanguard West project, part of the Norfolk Offshore […]

  • 8 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Aker Solutions has been awarded a limited notice to proceed contract from Vattenfall for the Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farm in the UK. The contract has a balanced risk-reward profile based on principles for long-term collaboration. The scope of work for Aker Solutions includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the high […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has stopped the development of the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind power project in the UK and will review the way forward for the entire 4.2 GW Norfolk Zone, the Swedish energy company revealed in its interim report. The developer said that the decision to stop the project was made due to ”challenging market conditions”, […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the development consent order (DCO) application for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. Vattenfall now expects hearings to follow late this year and in early 2020, with a decision expected in the summer next year. To remind, Norfolk Boreas Limited submitted the DCO application on 11 June. Norfolk […]

  • 13 May 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The deadline for a decision on the Development Consent Order (DCO) application for Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK has been pushed back to 10 December. The deadline for the decision on the project’s application was initially set for 12 April. However, last month the UK Planning Inspectorate announced that […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Kwasi Kwarteng will be setting a new deadline for a Development Consent Order (DCO) decision on Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. A statement confirming the new deadline for a decision will be made in due course, the Planning Inspectorate said. […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The deadline for the close of the examination period for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm has been pushed back to 12 October 2020. The UK Planning Inspectorate submitted a request to extend the examination period for the Norfolk Boreas development consent order (DCO) application to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding hearings on the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project as part of the examination of the order granting development consent application. The two issue-specific hearings on offshore effects, including the draft development consent order, will be held on 21 and 22 January 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time at […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    London-based consultancy Copper has been appointed by Norfolk Boreas Limited to provide strategic communications consultancy for the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm and associated onshore electricity connection in Norfolk.

  • 11 February 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has awarded planning consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. Both projects in Vattenfall’s proposed Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone, including the sister project Norfolk Boreas, have now been approved. ”Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas are industry leading projects, with their designs coordinated to minimise the impact on the environment and communities,” […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 6 March 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy firm Vattenfall has revealed a narrower search area for cables needed to carry power underground from the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms. Earlier this year Vattenfall revealed a 700-metre search area for a 60-kilometre underground cable corridor north of Norwich. Ahead of nine public information days in March and April, the […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is starting community consultation about the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm next week.

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the statutory deadline for the decision on planning consent for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project to 1 July. Vattenfall is the developer of Norfolk Vanguard and the neighbouring 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas project which also recently suffered a setback. Commenting […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has selected a consortium of Siemens Energy Limited, Siemens Energy Global GmbH, and Aker Solutions as the preferred bidder to develop grid connection infrastructure for its 3.6 GW Norfolk offshore wind zone. The Norfolk offshore wind zone consists of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas wind farms. The grid connection infrastructure will use High […]

  • 10 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    COWI has been awarded a contract by Vattenfall for the oversight of the detailed design phase of the onshore cable installation for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract, COWI will review the plans – devised by J. Murphy & Sons – to install 60 kilometres of cables […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Switzerland-headquartered Allseas has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation (T&I) of Norfolk Boreas high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station in the UK. The contract was awarded by Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy which are responsible for Boreas’ engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of HVDC onshore and offshore substations and connection […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started a three-year permitting process for the 1.8 GW offshore wind farm, Norfolk Boreas, the sister project to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard.

  • 18 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has submitted the Norfolk Boreas Development Consent Order (DCO) application to the UK Planning Inspectorate. The application was submitted by Norfolk Boreas Limited on 11 June. The Planning Inspectorate has 28 days to review the application and decide whether or not to accept it. The acceptance decision on this application should therefore be made by Tuesday […]