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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2015

    WPD inaugurated its 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in the North sea yesterday in the NordseeCongressCentrum in Husum with around 300 guests. Located 32 km west of Sylt, the 1.3 bn-euro project comprises 80 Siemens SWT 3.6-120 turbines capable of powering around 370,000 households with renewable energy. With offshore work begining in March 2014 Butendiek was completed within the specified timeframe […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the investigation into the accident that happened on Saturday night (July 6) at the Butendiek offshore wind farm, Ballast Nedam said that it has implemented mitigation measures to prevent such unfortunate events from happening again. The company informed that a safety alert will follow at the beginning of August. Ballast Nedam said that the […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has completed a Project Support Package for the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm, situated 32km west of the island of Sylt on the German/Danish border, comprises 80 wind turbines with a total capacity of 288 MW – enough to power 360,000 households. The work involved connecting the Butendiek offshore […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day:  Heavy lifting and site transport work at the base port for Butendiek offshore wind farm in Esbjerg, Denmark.  Modulift, a specialist in lifting engineering services, is part of the Butendiek offshore wind farm development, providing its expertise in heavy lifting and transport of wind turbine foundations. Ballast Nedam Offshore is contracted to design, supply […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, Tuesday 22nd July 2014, Ballast Nedam Offshore installed the 80th and last monopile at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm in the German sector of the North Sea. The installation of all these monopiles was completed well within four-month time. This exceptional achievement is entirely due to the efforts of a dedicated and professional team, […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. (NABU) filed a complaint against the construction of the Butendiek offshore wind farm to the Administrative Court in Köln on April 17, with reference to the Environmental Damage Act. The environmental association is concerned about the possible effects on protected marine birds and porpoises. The Butendiek offshore wind farm will be located […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      Nordwest Assekuranzmakler Gmbh & Co. KG (NWA) has developed insurance programs for the Butendiek offshore wind project. An important component for the financing of the project was laid. Butendiek offshore wind project is located in the North Sea about 32 kilometers west of Sylt. The plan is to install 80 wind turbines with a […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 450m for the Butendiek wind farm, which will be one of the biggest offshore wind projects so far in the German part of the North Sea. With 80 turbines, it will have a total generating capacity of 288 MW. This ambitious project will cost a total of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    The Offshore and Consulting Section of the independent service provider Deutsche Windtechnik is now also responsible for the maintenance and servicing of the substation at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm. The contract, which came into effect on 01.06.2014, includes extensive maintenance, inspection, monitoring and service work for the entire construction. Since experts at Deutsche Windtechnik […]

  • 24 November 2014

    On 18 September the last TP was installed in the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm, located 32km west of the isle of Sylt covering an area of 33km2. At the same time the installation of the first of the in total 80 Siemens type SWT 3.6 -1 20 turbines started. The installation is being performed […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Bremen-situated planner and operator wpd takes positive stock for the construction of the offshore windfarm Butendiek. “We are about to complete pile driving, we are well within our time schedule and we have fallen short of the predefined sound levels”, said Achim Berge Olsen, managing director of Butendiek and wpd offshore. Of the 80 foundation […]

  • 13 September 2015

    Navitus Bay Unlikely to Go Ahead UK Secretary of State is to issue a decision about up to 121-turbine wind farm in the English Channel near the Isle of Wight. Fugro to Install Rampion Array Cables Fugro has been awarded a contract for the installation and burial of array cables at the Rampion Offshore Wind […]

  • 22 June 2014

    East Anglia One Gets Thumbs Up The East Anglia One offshore wind farm that is expected to support almost 2,900 jobs and bring over £520 million of investment into the UK’s economy has today been given consent from the government to go ahead. Photo of the Day: Butendiek OWF and Ballast Nedam Share Installation Milestone […]