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  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Hellenic Cables, together with Jan De Nul Group, has been awarded by TenneT the turnkey delivery of three HVAC offshore grid connection cables for the offshore wind farms to be developed in zones N-3.7 and N-3.8 in Germany. These cables will connect the wind farms to the DolWin kappa converter station, from where HVDC cables […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The Correll Group – Cable Installation & Power Services Division has been awarded a contract from Asso.subsea for the Alternate Current (AC) Submarine cables pull-in operations on both the Gode Wind 3 offshore substation and the High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) DolWin Kappa offshore substation as part of the AC grid connection system. The contract was […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Grid Connection

    The construction work has begun on the BorWin6 High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) project which will be delivered by TenneT to link 980 MW of offshore wind capacity to the German grid. Through a consortium with Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute and C-EPRI Electric Power Engineering (GEIRI/CEPRI), McDermott is providing engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Asso.subsea has signed a contract with Nexans for the transportation, installation and protection of the nearshore section of the BorWin6 offshore cable in Germany, with offshore work scheduled for 2025. The company will be involved in the design and execution of this part of the project in shallow waters and will also assist Nexans in […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Skyborn Sweden (Skyborn) has submitted a permit application to the Swedish government to build the 2,800 MW Fyrskeppet offshore wind farm north of Örskar in Uppsala County, about 50 kilometres off the coast. The Fyrskeppet offshore wind farm is expected to generate up to 11 TWh fossil-free electricity when completed, which could be enough to […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development

    The Port of Esbjerg has entered into a cooperation agreement with PensionDanmark under which the port will receive DKK 5.8 billion (about EUR 779 million) for the construction of facilities for the production of offshore wind turbines. PensionDanmark has decided to invest up to DKK 7 billion (around EUR 940 million) in the Port of […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    MENCK, part of Acteon, has signed a contract with Allseas to deliver pile-driving and handling equipment for the installation of TenneT’s DolWin kappa offshore converter platform, the centerpiece of the DolWin6 offshore grid project in the German North Sea. A submersible MHU 3500S hydraulic hammer, capable of driving monopiles and smaller sized piles, will be […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    Spanish steel fabricator Tecade has shipped off the final leg extensions manufactured for the DolWin6 offshore platform. The leg extensions were delivered to Dragados Offshore in Puerto Real where they will be integrated into the substation for further shipment to the German North Sea, Tecade said. Tecade’s scope of work includes the manufacture and delivery […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The DolWin kappa offshore platform, part of the DolWin6 grid connection project, has sailed out from the Dragados shipyard in Cádiz, Spain, and is en route to the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. After three years of construction, the platform was loaded on the transport barge Iron Lady on 5 August and headed to […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has started construction work in Emden, Germany at the site of the onshore converter station which will be part of the DolWin6 grid connection. The foundation work for the converter station in Emden will continue over the next six months with one thousand piles up to 24 metres long being drilled into the […]

  • 29 June 2021
    Grid Connection

    Offshore cable-laying work to link the DolWin6 grid connection in the North Sea to the German grid has started, TenneT said. The cable-laying work follows an unexploded ordnance removal campaign where a total of twelve UXOs identified along the sea cable route were removed in May 2021. The 39-kilometre export cable section is expected to […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has cut the first steel for the DolWin kappa offshore converter platform, the centerpiece of the 900MW DolWin6 HVDC connection. Spain’s Dragados Offshore is responsible for the design, supply, construction, transportation and installation of the DolWin kappa platform and the accompanying jacket foundation. Siemens will supply the entire technology for the […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Gaditana de Chorro y Limpieza has won a contract to carry out coating works on the DolWin6 grid connection in the German North Sea. The Spanish company is in charge of the surface preparation and coating application of the offshore substation, jacket foundation, bridge connection, and offshore hook-ups and touch-ups after transport and installation. The […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Allseas’ installation vessel Pioneering Spirit has installed the foundation structure for the DolWin kappa offshore platform in the German North Sea, according to TenneT’s latest social media post. After three years of construction, the platform sailed out from the Dragados shipyard in Spain on 5 August and was en route to the Port of Rotterdam […]

  • 13 July 2021
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    DEME has completed the laying of the HVDC cable for the DolWin6 offshore grid connection in the German sector of the North Sea, using its LNG-powered, DP3 vessel Living Stone. According to the company, this was the first time a cable laying vessel installed cables while running on LNG. The 900 MW transmission link DolWin6, […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Siemens has received an order from TenneT to supply the entire technology for efficient direct-current transmission for DolWin6, a grid connection for offshore wind farms in the German waters of the North Sea. The order is valued at high three-digit millions euros range.

  • 26 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    SeaRenergy has been awarded a contract by Siemens Energy to provide integrated onshore and offshore logistics services during the commissioning of DolWin6 converter platform in the German Bight. The contract consists of various packages. Besides marine coordination and management of all personnel transfers, SeaRenergy is responsible for the onshore logistics and warehousing in Emden using […]