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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted aerial survey specialists APEM to provide ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys for its Norfolk Vanguard West site. Norfolk Vanguard comprises two sites, East and West. Once constructed, it will provide a generating capacity of up to 1,800MW. APEM has been surveying both the East and West development areas of Norfolk […]

  • 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”, […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published maps showing a reduced number of search areas identified as potential locations for onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has issued a preliminary environmental information report revealing project details related to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has revealed early plans for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm, including its decision to bury around 50km of onshore transmission cables under ground. After coming to an agreement with National Grid, Vattenfall plans to bring power from the 1.8GW offshore wind farm, located 47km offshore at its nearest point, to the shore between Bacton […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is looking at using wind turbines with a capacity of between 7MW and 20MW at its proposed 1,800MW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall will start the first phase of public consultation on the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm with a series of Public Information Days across Norfolk in the second half of October 2016. The first event in the series will be held at Aylsham on 18 October, with the seventh and […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s DP2 geotechnical drill ship Fugro Scout has commenced a site characterisation campaign at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind sites. The data from the four-month geotechnical investigations will be used for ground modelling for the two offshore wind farms, located more than 40 kilometres off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The work […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has announced a port expansion to accommodate the fast-growing offshore wind industry. A site to the south west corner of the Outer Harbour had been earmarked for heavy berth facilities, quay facilities, a centre for skills and training, office space and car-parking.

  • 9 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After recently being selected to provide export cables for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm, DEME Offshore and LS Cable & System have now also signed a contract with Vattenfall for the same work on the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm, both in the UK. The consortium will be responsible for the […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    As announced earlier, Vattenfall has now started holding public consultation to discuss its preliminary environmental information report (PEIR) for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. On 11 November, a session which saw a record turnout was held in Happisburgh, where some of the residents voiced their concerns over the onshore infrastructure.

  • 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.

  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Haven Seariser 2 jack-up vessel has been deployed off the Norfolk coast in the UK to collect seabed data for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects. The work, along with other surveys currently being carried out, will shape the design of what will become one of the world’s largest wind farms. […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    APEM has undertaken an aerial survey to assist Vattenfall in identifying an onshore cable corridor for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 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) […]