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  • 22 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    German shipbuilding company, Meyer Werft, has been awarded its first contract for steel construction work for four Amprion offshore converter platforms. Amprion Offshore has commissioned Dragados Offshore and Siemens Energy to build the offshore converter platforms. The consortium has now awarded parts of the production to Meyer Werft. Amprion said that the shipyard is to […]

  • 15 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian has finalized three contracts worth in aggregate around EUR 5 billion with the transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion for BalWin1 and BalWin2 offshore grid connection systems and the DC34 underground cable project in Germany. According to Prysmian, this package deal is the largest in value and in km of cable ever awarded to […]

  • 26 December 2023
    Authorities, Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a planning approval decision for the DolWin4 offshore grid connection in Germany’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea. DolWin4, the first offshore grid connection system being implemented by German transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion Offshore, will go into operation in 2028 and connect […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection

    TenneT and Nexans, which signed framework agreements for three offshore grid connections last year, have now signed a call-off contract for the BalWin3 and LanWin3 projects, each of which will have a capacity of 2 GW and will link offshore wind farms to the German grid. In May 2023, TenneT awarded NKT, Nexans, and a […]

  • 6 December 2023
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Jan De Nul Group, together with its consortium partners LS Cable & System and Denys, has signed contracts for two 525 HVDC cable systems serving the two grid connection systems for BalWin4 and LanWin1. These mark the first two contracts signed under the long-term framework agreement that TenneT and Jan De Nul inked earlier this […]

  • 20 March 2024
    Grid Connection, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    Great Britain’s electricity system operator (ESO) has proposed a GBP 58 billion (approximately EUR 68 billion) investment in the electricity grid. The proposal outlines a vision for incorporating an additional 21 GW of offshore wind into the grid by 2035, which would bring the country’s total offshore wind capacity to a potential 86 GW. The […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Infrastructure

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian Group has been selected by the transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion as the preferred bidder for the BalWin1 and BalWin2 offshore grid connection systems and the underground cable project DC34 in Germany. The final contracts are planned to be signed by 15 January 2024 and they are valued in aggregate at around EUR […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection

    Amprion Offshore has reported that it plans to complete LanWin1 and LanWin3, the two offshore grid connection systems in Germany, two and three years earlier than initially planned. Additionally, the company announced that it will rename the offshore converter platforms to BalWin1 and BalWin2 to indicate a change in the wind farm areas to be […]

  • 19 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has selected Fugro Germany Land GmbH to carry out geophysical and geotechnical soil investigations at the BalWin1, BalWin2, and BalWin3 offshore platform locations in the German North Sea. The contract covers the execution of geophysical and geotechnical soil investigations in order to obtain subsoil information in accordance with the BSH Standards […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT has launched tendering procedures for the sea and land stations of BalWin1, BalWin2, and BalWin3 grid connections in the North Sea off Lower Saxony, each with a transmission capacity of 2 GW. The contracts for all three projects have a combined order volume in the seven-digit range and are expected […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Grid Connection

    The transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has transmitted around 29 TWh from the Dutch and German North Sea in 2022, which is an increase compared to the previous year. TenneT transmitted approximately 21.13 TWh of wind energy from the German North Sea to land in 2022, whereas in the Netherlands, 7.91 TWh was fed into […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has issued contract notices related to offshore grid connection systems in the German North Sea. In one of the contract notices, TenneT is seeking geotechnical and geophysical survey services at the BalWin platform locations. The contract covers the execution of geophysical and geotechnical soil investigations in order to obtain subsoil information […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    CORRECTION NOTE: The article has been updated to say that the tenders to be launched in March will be for offshore grid connections in the Netherlands. Tenders for 2 GW offshore grids in Germany will follow later. TenneT will launch tenders for at least two new offshore grid connections in the Netherlands in March – […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    JERA has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind NV from Belgium’s Virya Energy. The initial agreement between JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, and Virya Energy was signed in March this year. The transaction, which JERA said marks a significant milestone for the company and Parkwind and signals […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    VCE Vienna Consulting Engineers ZT has been awarded a contract to install Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems on twelve TenneT’s HVDC platforms in Germany. On nine platforms, which are in operation, the installation of the SHM systems will be carried out offshore during operation, while for the three platforms which are under construction or in […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and Mitsubishi Corporation have signed a letter of intent to partner up in two more offshore grid connections. The grid connections, named HelWin2 and DolWin2, are both located in the German North Sea and of crucial importance for the integration of renewable energy in the German onshore grid. In February of this year, TenneT […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over the first North Sea grid connection, BorWin2, to TenneT following successful completion of test runs. The offshore platform of the BorWin2 grid connection is located around 100 kilometers off the German coast – northwest of the island of Borkum, after which the project was named. “This is the first offshore grid […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has signed multiyear agreements with three consortia for the delivery of eleven 2 GW grid connections in the North Sea that will connect German and Dutch offshore wind farms to their respective grids on land. Under the eleven contracts – worth EUR 23 billion in total – Hitachi […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued a call for tenders for Structural Health Monitoring systems (SHM systems) and their installation on twelve offshore HVDC platforms, including both existing and platforms yet to be installed offshore. Under a five-year, EUR 3.25 million contract, the tender winner will develop and install a monitoring concept for the support structures of the […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has invited tenders for services related to cable repair and maintenance in both Germany and the Netherlands, which include locating cable faults. The services will be delivered across several grid connections and interconnectors. The transmission system operator (TSO) is looking to conclude a contract for a service-level agreement with a provider of cable fault […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and  Mitsubishi Corporation officially closed their partnership with respect to two German offshore high-voltage cable projects, BorWin1 and BorWin2. Mitsubishi’s voting interest will be 49% with aggregate maximum equity commitment of EUR 240 million. At the same time both partners signed a contract for an investment in two more offshore projects named HelWin2 and DolWin2 in which Mitsubishi also will acquire a […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has installed the BorWin2 offshore platform in the North Sea northwest of the island of Borkum. This marks Siemens’ achievement of the second crucial milestone in the German grid connection projects under contract with the German-Dutch network operator TenneT. Siemens had already erected its first converter platform for the HelWin1 connection off Heligoland in the […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    After successful testing, grid operator TenneT and Siemens have now initiated the trial run of the BorWin2 direct current link. After several weeks of trial operation, the grid link will be able to go into controlled operation in the first few months of 2015. With a transmission capacity of 800 megawatts (MW), the BorWin2 grid […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over HelWin2, the fourth North Sea grid link, to the customer TenneT. This marks the start of commercial operation of the grid connection by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator. There are now four Siemens grid links with a transmission capacity of over 2.9 gigawatts (GW) installed in the North Sea which together […]