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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    APEM will complete a final survey over Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard East site this month, as part of an eight month project to gather data on birds and marine mammals in the area. Eight surveys were flown out from Norwich International Airport at monthly intervals between September 2015 and April 2016 and the resulting images were […]

  • 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.

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has called on local businesses in East Anglia, UK, interested in joining the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project to register online with the company, advising “it’s important to start early”. The Swedish company is at the early stages of developing the Norfolk Vanguard. The project, if consented, is scheduled to start construction and operation […]

  • 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.

  • 14 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered Vattenfall has started development of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project off the coast of Norfolk, following the recent agreement with The Crown Estate to take the project into the planning process. Vattenfall and The Crown Estate have also agreed to develop the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas, with the development of this project expected to start in […]

  • 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,” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and community broadband group Better Broadband are investigating ways in which the proposed Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects could bring broadband improvements in North Norfolk, UK.

  • 25 January 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish offshore wind developer Vattenfall has narrowed the underground onshore cable route for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm following public consultation.  The potential development area for the proposed 60km underground cable route has narrowed from a 3-7km wide search area to a 700 metre corridor. The narrowing of the search area allows more focused ecological […]

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has appointed the UK-based Remarkable Group to provide communications and consultation support for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. Due to its size, Norfolk Vanguard is classed as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) and will require extensive engagement and consultation with the local communities in Norfolk. This is in line with requirements set out by the […]

  • 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 […]