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  • 16 October 2023

    The 900 MW DolWin Epsilon offshore converter platform has left Seatrium’s shipyard in Singapore and is heading towards Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, Norway, where it is expected to arrive in the second half of December. After three years of construction and with more than ten million manhours, the heavy transport vessel Mighty Servant 1 has […]

  • 7 May 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    ZTT Submarine Cable & System has finished the installation and termination of the 155 kV submarine cable connecting the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm to the DolWin kappa offshore converter platform in Germany. In 2020, TenneT contracted ZTT Submarine Cable & System to link the 253 MW offshore wind farm to the DolWin kappa […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2024
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BHS) has issued a planning approval decision for 50Hertz’s Ostwind 3 offshore wind grid connection in the Baltic Sea. According to BHS, the new standard for connecting offshore wind farms, the so-called 66 kV direct connection concept, is being implemented, that does not require the construction of additional substation platforms […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the offshore grid connection system for TenneT’s BorWin5 and BorWin epsilon project in the German North Sea. This marks the last project to be implemented based on the specifications of the Federal Offshore Plan 2017 for the North Sea. The area development plan, which has been […]

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

    Offshore installation work has started at the 913 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3, the first subsidy-free offshore wind farm in Germany to reach this development phase, Ørsted, the developer of the project, said. The first of the 83 monopile foundations have now been installed at the site some 53 kilometres off the island of Borkum in […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Business development, Grid Connection, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Offshore wind farms in the German and Dutch North Sea generated over 30 TWh of renewable power, according to the German-Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. The TSO transmitted around 19.24 TWh of wind energy from the German North Sea to land in 2023 and another 11.54 TWh entered the Netherlands, which is an increase […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has commissioned the 900 MW DolWin6 offshore grid connection, bringing the transmission capacity in the German North Sea to 8,032 MW. DolWin6, TenneT’s 13th German offshore grid connection, has now been officially handed over to the TSO for regular operation after several weeks of trial operation by Siemens Energy. […]

  • 11 October 2023
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium of Jan De Nul Group and Hellenic Cables has won the contract to design, manufacture, transport, and install a package of four 220 kV HVAC export cables to connect the Baltyk II and Baltyk III wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea to shore. Developed by the joint venture of Equinor and Polenergia, […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has secured a circa EUR 140 million contract by TenneT to provide cables for the DolWin5 grid connection project in the German North Sea. Prysmian will supply, install and commission an HVDC 320 kV XLPE-insulated submarine and land power cable connection, with a 900MW transmission capacity, and the associated fiber optic cable system, including […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator TenneT has awarded the Aibel/Keppel FELS consortium with a contract to supply the HVDC platform and an onshore converter station of the DolWin5 offshore grid connection project.  ABB will supply the complete HVDC electrical power system for the 900MW platform which is scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of 2024. […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock has signed a contract with Aibel for the supply of a cylinder-luffing crane for TenneT’s DolWin Epsilon offshore transformer platform, part of the DolWin5 offshore grid in Germany. The Liebherr crane will be used for supply and maintenance tasks on the 900 MW offshore grid connection in the German part of the North […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Prysmian Group achieved its 2019 targets for projects awarded in the first half of 2019 due to securing a contract for the Viking Link project valued at nearly EUR 700 million. The contract includes the turnkey design, manufacture and installation of the world’s longest interconnector with the 1,250km cable for the submarine route and all […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Grid Connection

    Aibel and Keppel FELS have held a strike steel ceremony at Keppel FELS’ shipyard in Singapore to mark the start of construction of the DolWin5 high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore converter platform. Transmission system operator TenneT selected the Aibel/Keppel FELS consortium to supply the offshore HVDC platform and an onshore converter station for the […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has launched a tender seeking marine geophysical UXO surveys, as well as identification and clearance of cable routes at grid connection projects offshore Germany. The selected company will be responsible for performing all survey, identification and disposal activities, and providing the final route and target clearance certification. The tender is divided into three lots, […]

  • 10 February 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock has shipped a cylinder-luffing offshore crane for TenneT’s DolWin Epsilon offshore transformer platform, part of the DolWin5 offshore grid in Germany. The Liebherr crane was shipped to Singapore on 27 December 2022 on the vessel UHL Felicity and installation on the DolWin Epsilon platform is planned for March. The RL 2600-35 Litronic is […]

  • 8 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    London-based consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC has secured a contract to provide marine warranty services for the export cable installation of the DolWin5 offshore grid connection project in Germany. The scope of work covers all marine transportation and installation operations relating to the laying of export cables, as well as the suitability surveys of all construction and support […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB has won a EUR 10.6 million order for ABB Ability™ digital products and services at TenneT’ DolWin5 (Epsilon) grid connection in the German North Sea. Under the order, ABB will provide a system for IT infrastructure, OT1 security, plant-wide condition monitoring, SCADA2, and remote access services to facilitate stable power transmission to the German […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has awarded the consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore SA with a contract to build onshore and offshore converter stations for the 900 MW BorWin5 grid connection. At 230 kilometres, BorWin5 will be the longest offshore direct current connection to date, scheduled for commissioning in 2025. BorWin5 is the 15th […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    DNV GL and TenneT have signed a four-year framework agreement covering project certification of new high-voltage direct current (HVDC) substations in the German North Sea. The transmission system operator awarded DNV GL the contract following an independent EU tendering process. The agreement includes the certification of the planned DolWin5 converter platform which features a grid […]

  • 4 June 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch-German grid operator TenneT has awarded Prysmian Group with a three-year service level agreement covering reactive maintenance operations of its HVAC and HVDC submarine and land assets. “We are delighted to support TenneT in fulfilling its asset management strategy, designed to reduce to the minimum the cable downtime during the asset lifetime. This award confirms the […]