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  • 18 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm situated in the German North Sea has secured a second long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the new agreement, BKW Energie AG, a Swiss energy utility, will purchase 18 per cent of the wind farm’s total production, equivalent to over 200 GWh annually, over the long-term. Amanda Niklaus, […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has been awarded a contract by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to provide subsea balance of plant operations and maintenance (O&M) services to the German Butendiek offshore wind farm. Under the three-year contract, Acteon will perform annual subsea foundation remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) inspections, […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has invested in US-headquartered Ocergy to boost the development of floating offshore wind farms globally. According to Octopus, Ocergy has an innovative approach to designing and manufacturing floating foundations, reducing the time and cost of building them. Ocergy is pioneering a hyper-local supply chain approach, working with local manufacturers and creating […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Semco Maritime has been awarded a 10-year service contract from Siemens Gamesa for the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany. The balance-of-plant contract covers operations and maintenance on the wind farm located 32 kilometres west of Sylt Island in the North Sea. Semco Maritime has entered the 10-year agreement from 1 January 2024 […]

  • 27 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has taken a 12.5 per cent stake in the 660 MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm located in England. Octopus Energy bought the stake in Walney Extension from AIP Management, the investment manager for Danish pension fund PKA and PFA. The wind farm features 87 wind turbines, each taller than the […]

  • 13 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has made its first offshore wind investment in Germany with the acquisition of a 5 per cent stake in the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm from Ewz, the Zurich Municipal Electric Utility. Located 32 kilometres west of Sylt Island in the North Sea, the Butendiek offshore wind farm features 80 […]

  • 17 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has launched a dedicated fund with Japan’s Tokyo Gas to invest GBP 3 billion (approximately EUR 3.5 billion) in offshore wind globally by 2030. The fund, set up with a GBP 190 million (about EUR 217 million) cornerstone investment from Tokyo Gas, will invest in the development, construction, and operational stage […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    In an announcement on acquiring a further stake in the German Butendiek offshore wind farm earlier this month, Ireland-based Greencoat Renewables said that the project had signed one of the largest renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in Germany. It has now been revealed the electricity under that PPA will be used to produce green hydrogen. […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Vessels

    US-based Friede & Goldman and Norway’s OIM Wind have unveiled a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), called FO-146. The vessel is based on Friede & Goldman’s WindSetter Class WTIVs and is the result of a collaboration between the two firms. The FO-146’s hull can accommodate up to five 18 MW or four 20 MW […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Collaboration, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy

    RES, GEV Wind Power, Outreach Offshore, and Rix Renewables have launched the Offshore Wind O&M Partnership (OWOP) to supply a complete package of long-term operations and maintenance (O&M) services to offshore wind asset owners. The Partnership aims to reduce the complexity and resource intensity associated with the traditional way of subcontracting for multiple O&M services, […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland-based Greencoat Renewables has signed an agreement to acquire an additional 22.5 per cent stake in the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany from an affiliate of Siemens Pension Trust. The transaction, expected to be completed in November, is valued at around EUR 168 million. Greencoat Renewables originally acquired an initial 22.5 per […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    By bringing the 80th and thus final wind turbine into operation, wpd has completed the construction of the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm, which is now in full operation.  Wpd, the Bremen wind developer and operator is responsible for the construction and operation phases. The Butendiek offshore wind farm is jointly owned by wpd, Marguerite Fund, […]

  • 13 July 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    OWP Butendiek GmbH has awarded ENGIE Fabricom with a service contract to perform a SCADA Upgrade and long-term SCADA Service Level Agreement (SLA) of the Butendiek offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) in the German sector of the North Sea. ENGIE Fabricom will be upgrading the Butendiek OHVS SCADA system from SICAM® 230 to Zenon from […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    In acknowledgement of the emergency mission with the rescue cruiser Pidder Lüng at the beginning of July, OWP Butendiek GmbH & Co. KG and Ballast Nedam Offshore donated € 20,000 to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association “Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger” (DGzRS). The cheque has been handed over by Achim Berge Olsen (Managing […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Deutsche Windtechnik performed the periodic inspection of the rotor blades at the German Butendiek offshore wind farm using automated drones at the beginning of this month. According to the company, it is among the first to carry out a large-scale offshore wind inspection campaign using automated drone technology. The work included the inspection of the […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    CWind is providing corrosion protection services to Ballast Nedam at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm (OWF). The service, which extends to all WTG foundations, commenced in May and is expected to complete in August. Butendiek OWF, located 35 nautical miles west of the island of Sylt in the North Sea, comprises 80 turbines with 3.6 MW […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbines of the Butendiek offshore wind farm in the North Sea started operation, wpd informed today. All foundations, cables and the substation were installed according to schedule during the last year. Today, the first of the 24 turbines so far installed started production and are feeding-in its first kilowatt hours into the […]

  • 13 June 2014

    In just over 2 months Ballast Nedam Offshore has installed 47 out of 80 monopiles on the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm. The installation works started at the 1st of April and on the 10th of June monopile no. 47 was installed. This demonstrates reliable approach based on one of the proven installation concepts in combination with one of […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Wpd, the project developer and operator located in Bremen, reports that the installation of the first three wind turbines at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm has been successfully completed. At the end of last week the rotor blades were fixed to the nacelles immediately after the installation of all 80 foundations and transition pieces, the […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swiss utility Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich (ewz) has acquired a stake in wpd’s Butendiek offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The other investors are Marguerite Fund, Siemens Project Ventures (SPV), Industriens Pensionsforsikring (IP), Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA) and CDC Infrastructure (Caisse des Dépôts group). “The ewz participation is a further favorable signal for the offshore wind […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The wpd group has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH, Hamburg, from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH, Hamburg. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located 34 km west of the Sylt Island in the North Sea and is one of the most advanced offshore wind farms in German waters. It […]

  • 22 February 2013

    International renewable engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has completed a technical advisory workscope on wpd’s German Butendiek offshore wind farm development, to be situated in the German EEZ of the North Sea, 32km west of the island Sylt. SgurrEnergy, supported by its strategic partner, Intertek-Metoc, was elected by technical bank, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, […]

  • 18 February 2013

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH, located in Rostock (Germany) announced that they received an order to manufacture 80 foundations for the Offshore wind project Butendiek. Contract signing with their customer Ballast Nedam was in November 2012 in the Netherlands. Since the beginning of February the financial close of the 288 MW project has also been […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    After the realisation of the prestigious Belwind offshore wind farm project, CG attracts major contract for the German Butendiek project Butendiek is a 288 MW German offshore wind farm project. A total of 80 turbines of the 3.6 MW class will be installed in the German North Sea. The project developer of the Butendiek offshore […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    After one of our readers reported that the final turbine at the Butendiek offshore wind farm was installed last night, wpd confirmed the information to Offshore WIND this morning. The Butendiek offshore wind farm features 80 Siemens SWT-3.6-120 wind turbines, which will generate a total capacity of 288 MW. Each blade of the turbines is 58.5m long with its own pitching […]