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  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to acquire Ocean Breeze Energy, the owner of the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany. MIRA, who will carry out the acquisition via a Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 led consortium, will buy the company from Unicredit. “Offshore wind is playing a significant role in Germany’s ambitious Energiewende,” […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In yet another first for German offshore wind farms, Ocean Breeze Energy has reported that Bard Offshore 1 generated more than 3.5 TWh of electricity from its commissioning in late 2013 to November 2016. The wind farm generated over 500 GWh of electricity from June 2016 to November 2016. Bard Offshore 1 is located 100 […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Offshore Consult (DOC) has won a follow-up contract to manage vessels used by the German wind farm operator Ocean Breeze Energy (OBE) on the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm from 2016 until 2017. Following a selection process for the operation & maintenance campaigns in 2016/2017, OBE and DOC chose the vessels of Siem Offshore Contractors […]

  • 20 November 2014

    Maps showing the density of bird populations in and around a major wind farm in the German North Sea have been released following aerial surveys by APEM. The maps illustrate the number of guillemots and razor-bills recorded during flights in February and March 2014 over an area of about 2,500km2 in the region of the BARD […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Bard Offshore 1 has produced more than 2TWh of electricity since the inauguration in 2013, which makes it the first offshore wind farm in Germany to achieve this. From January to October, the wind farm produced 700 gigawatt hours, while in October alone it produced 100 gigawatt hours – enough to power a medium-sized city like […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The divestiture of Germany’s offshore pioneer BARD has yet to be completed as planned. The reasons for this include a persistently difficult market environment, technological challenges and the high level of complexity involved in the pioneering project BARD Offshore 1. The full divestiture of the BARD Group as a turn-key provider for offshore wind farms […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Today, in the presence of the German Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Dr Philipp Rösler, the first complete high-sea wind farm off the North Sea coast, BARD Offshore 1, was officially inaugurated. 80 5-megawatt wind turbines make BARD Offshore 1 the highest performing offshore German wind farm. With an output of 400 megawatts, BARD […]

  • 19 November 2012

    More than a year before its completion, BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm has reached capacity of 100 megawatts which can power around 100,000 households with renewable electricity. The most powerful German offshore wind farm, BARD Offshore 1 is located about 100 kilometres northwest of Borkum. After its completion, which is scheduled for late 2013 […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden’s NDE Offshore AB is carrying out inspection, maintenance and installation activities at the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm on behalf of Ocean Breeze Energy.

  • 26 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Acta Marine has won a contract by Offshore Breeze Energy (OBE) to charter its newly built offshore support vessel (OSV) Acta Auriga at OBE’s Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 2 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the 80th turbine in the BARD Offshore 1 construction site this week, one month earlier than originally planned, marks the official completion of the installation process for the first commercial offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The BARD Group has thus affirmed its role as a pioneer in the construction of […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    BARD Group announced yesterday that it is repositioning itself in the wind energy market. With the offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1 construction completed, the BARD Group has set a milestone in offshore wind energy. By September, all 80 wind turbines will be connected to the grid. After the completion of the construction phase of […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany, marked five years of service on 26 August.

  • 12 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    A full nine months before its final completion, BARD Offshore 1 is already by far the largest and most powerful German wind farm on the high seas. The 40th of a total of 80 turbines belonging to the 5-megawatt-class and located around 100 kilometres off the island coast of Borkum has now been connected to […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Acta Marine has informed that its new walk-to-work vessel Acta Auriga commenced work at BARD Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany on 9 May.

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The grouting of the last of the 80 foundations of the unique offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1 has recently been completed by ITW Densit in the German Bight, North Sea. This pioneering German wind farm built in German waters covers around 60 square kilometres and has a production capacity of 400 MW, which is […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 400MW BARD Offshore 1, Germany’s largest operating offshore wind farm, generated 1.488 TWh of electricity in 2017, a 13% increase year-on-year.

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s Ocean Breeze Energy has awarded Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., with a new contract for the provision of a walk-to-work (W2W) service operations vessel (SOV) for the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm.  The contract will involve the deployment of the MV Siem Marlin, followed by the MV […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice, informs the Spiegel. At the beginning of the year, there were frequent technical problems with the converter substation. In late March, a smoldering fire occurred on the substation and caused preliminary failure of the system. Recommissioning was planned […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ocean Breeze Energy has hired NDE Offshore to carry out annual inspections and maintenance activities at the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany, with the works scheduled to begin at the end of this month. NDE Offshore, a Sweden-based provider of subsea services, will conduct a combined topside and subsea campaign for the first time, and will use the […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    In early 2014, Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS) will assume responsibility for the operation and servicing of the offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1, situated some 90 kilometres off the coast of Borkum. OWS aims to establish itself on the wind energy market and provide services to third parties both offshore and onshore. These services […]

  • 15 April 2013

    The Brave Tern, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s 132 metre long and 39 metres wide jack-up installation vessel, berthed alongside the Wagenborg quay in Eemshaven last week, 11th of April 2013. On the Wagenborg Stevedoring terminal mobilisation will take place before the vessel will start with the installation of a number of complete wind turbines generators for […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A mutually acceptable solution has been achieved over a balance of interests and a new social plan amid constructive negotiations between the management and the union of Cuxhaven Steel Construction CSC. The operational tasks of the CSC for the BARD Offshore 1 will be completed by 31 October 2012. The BARD group is still in […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH and Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH have issued a tender for the provision of supply vessels for the Global Tech I and BARD Offshore 1 wind farms in the German North Sea.

  • 11 December 2012

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has been awarded a contract by the German company BARD Engineering GmbH for installation work of turbines and associated equipment at the “Bard Offshore 1” wind farm in German territorial waters. The contract commences in March 2013 and […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Continental Energy Corporation (the “Company”) an emerging international energy investment company, announced that its affiliate, VTT Maritime AS (“VTT”), has been awarded a contract by Germany’s BARD group to provide engineering services pertaining to the conversion of the offshore oil and gas construction vessel Edda Freya into the Ocean Zephyr and new duty as a […]