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  • 13 May 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    DOF Subsea has equipped its multipurpose vessel Skandi Constructor, currently deployed on offshore wind projects in Germany, with a SMST walk-to-work system. A contract signed between the two companies for a motion compensated gangway marks SMST’s first delivery of walk-to-work equipment to the Norwegian company. DOF is already operating the gangway on board Skandi Constructor […]

  • 14 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    German offshore transmission system operator (TSO) in charge of the Baltic Sea infrastructure, 50Hertz, has opened a tender for unexploded ordnance (UXO) operations on the cable route of the Ostwind 3 project. The work scope encompasses provision and operation of all assets necessary for the UXO campaign works, including reporting and interfacing with the employer […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    German offshore transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz has issued a tender seeking a provider of the 220 kV submarine and onshore cable system for the Ostwind 3 grid connection. The selected party will be in charge of the design, engineering, construction, installation, handling and commissioning of the cable system that will connect the onshore substation […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Ramboll has completed a pilot test of its True Digital Twin technology at Iberdrola’s 350 MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The results of the pilot test, carried out as part of the EU Horizon 2020’s ROMEO project, have been summarised in two reports, according to which the […]

  • 26 February 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) opened tenders for three new offshore wind sites on 26 February. Two of the sites are located in the North Sea and one is situated in the German part of the Baltic Sea. The tenders are open until 1 September, with the maximum value of bids limited to 7.3 eurocents […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has agreed to take a majority stake in DP Energy’s 3 GW offshore wind pipeline in Ireland, marking the Spanish energy company’s entry into the Irish offshore wind market. The projects are located in three clusters on the east, west, and south coasts of Ireland, of which some will be eligible for the forthcoming […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola is finalizing the selection of the main contractors for the Baltic Eagle and Wikinger Süd offshore wind projects in the German Baltic Sea. The 476 MW Baltic Eagle and the 10 MW Wikinger Süd were selected in the second public tender organised by Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) in April 2018. As previously […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    German offshore wind farms produced 13.73 terawatt hours (TWh) in the first half of 2020, almost 18 per cent more than in the same period last year (11.64 TWh). Of this, TenneT transmitted 11.51 TWh of offshore wind energy from the North Sea to the onshore grid, marking a 21.1 per cent increase compared to […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia-Windar consortium has received a firm order from the compatriot energy company Iberdrola for the turbine jacket foundations to be installed on the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. The contract, valued at EUR 350 million, will see Navantia-Windar manufacture and assemble 62 jacket foundations and the accompanying pin piles which will support the wind […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract to provide the inter-array cable systems for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Prysmian will design, supply, install, and commission 90 kilometres of three core 66 kV HVAC XLPE-insulated inter-array cables. The value of the contract is around EUR 80 million. Cable cores will be […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Eurogrid GmbH, the parent company of 50Hertz, has issued its debut green bond in the amount of EUR 750 million, which will finance the Ostwind 1 and 2 grid connections in Germany. The corporate bond with a term of 12 years and an interest rate of 1.113% was issued on the regulated market with the […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind farms developed and owned by Spain-based Iberdrola have produced 1,119 gigawatt-hours (GWh) during the first quarter of 2020. Iberdrola’s total installed offshore wind capacity stood at 1,174 MW on 31 March. In the United Kingdom, the company’s offshore wind farms generated 680 GWh, up 203.4% compared to the same period last year, […]

  • 30 March 2020

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie; BSH) has marked three new areas as suitable for the construction and operation of offshore wind farms.

  • 17 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for geological modeling and reporting on wind areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The tender is part of preliminary geological investigations on the N-3 zone in the German North Sea, and the O-1 zone in the German […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has concluded an agreement to take 100% ownership of Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Iberdrola, which previously owned 70% of the consortium’s capital, has acquired the remaining 30% from Avel Vor (RES and Caisse des Dépôts), after receiving the green light from the […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Preliminary agreements to ensure the grid connection for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France and the Baltic Eagle and Wikinger Süd projects in Germany have been concluded, Iberdrola said. For Saint-Brieuc, a preliminary agreement has been concluded with grid operator RTE to ensure the grid connection will be available in the second quarter of […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The East Anglia ONE wind farm project has complied with all the Operational Conditions Precedent (OCPs) to begin receiving payments under the Contracts for Difference scheme in the United Kingdom, Iberdrola said. The added capacity at East Anglia ONE has increased Iberdrola’s installed offshore wind capacity by 77.1% year-on-year, from 544MW at the end of […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    Wind farms operating offshore Germany generated 24.16 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity in 2019, an increase of 26.5% compared to 19.1TWh of electricity generated offshore in 2018. Wind farms in the North Sea generated 20.21TWh of electricity in 2019, a 20.7% increase compared to 2018 when 16.75TWh of power was generated by North Sea wind farms, […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    50Hertz Offshore is set to expand the operational Lubmin onshore substation in Germany due to offshore wind needs. According to 50Hertz, a need for the further establishment of connections to the Lubmin substation is required because of tendering procedures for offshore wind projects. Three 220kV and two 380/220kV connection panels for offshore transformers are required […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola’s offshore wind farms generated 1,493 GWh of electricity in the first nine months of 2019, a 37.9% increase compared to the same period last year. The increase is due to the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm’s contribution over the full nine-month period this year and the partial commissioning of the 714MW East Anglia ONE […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has signed a multi-year contract with Siemens Gamesa to support wind turbine maintenance on the East Anglia ONE wind farm offshore UK. Wiking will provide helicopter hoist operations for service technicians and material to Siemens Gamesa’s 102 7MW wind turbines onsite for maintenance services. “We are delighted that we have been […]

  • 30 November 2019

    2010, ZephIR HQ, Worcestershire, U.K.:  the ZephIR 300 Lidar – a remote sensing wind measurement tool capable of collecting wind data remotely from its installed location by use of a infra-red laser – was born, following an 18 month product development program that focused on improving the ‘usability’ of remote sensing devices. The resultant product […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro Germany Land GmbH has won a contract to provide geotechnical investigation services, including lab work, in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea from 2019 to 2022. The tender, issued by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)), was divided into three lots: Geotechnical exploration North Sea 2019, Geotechnical exploration Baltic Sea […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    German offshore wind farms delivered 11.64 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity to the grid in the first half of 2019, a 28.8% increase compared to the same period last year when the wind farms delivered 9.04TWh of electricity. The wind energy transmitted from the North Sea to land by the transmission grid operator TenneT rose to […]

  • 12 June 2019

    DNV GL has awarded Iberdrola with the project certificate for its Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. The certification covers all stages of the design assessment and implementation phase of the inter-array cables, as well as the turbines and offshore substation, including their support structures. DNV GL stated that the process was carried out according to the […]

  • 24 May 2019

    Norwegian ship operator Olympic Subsea has entered into an agreement with Adwen GmbH, a subsidiary of Siemens Gamesa, for the vessel Olympic Orion. The contract period is firm for six months with further options. The contract commencement is in the second quarter of 2019. Olympic Subsea did not disclose any further contract details. ”We see it […]