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  • 5 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has submitted a bid in the Hollandse Kust West offshore wind tender in the Netherlands. According to the details of the company’s plan, unveiled on 5 July, the project Vattenfall proposes to build would see Netherlands becoming the home of the world’s first offshore green hydrogen cluster. Vattenfall has filed a proposal for both […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has been awarded GBP 9.3 million in innovation funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK government for the Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project offshore Aberdeen, Scotland. The funding will be used to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment

    In Scotland, majority of people think renewable energy has a significant social and economic value, and strongly approve of offshore wind farms, according to a public perception study commissioned by the Scottish Government. Looking at the renewable energy sector in general, 92 per cent of Scots think the sector is important in terms of its […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Acta Marine has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for the charter of a walk-to-work service operations vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga to support the commissioning activities of both Fécamp and Calvados offshore wind farms, respectively in 2023 and 2024. The vessel, owned and operated by the Dutch company Acta Marine, will be responsible for providing […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is working on a hydrogen demonstrator project named Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1), which involves installing hydrogen production equipment on one of the wind turbines at its Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre) in Scotland. The company has already submitted a couple of applications for pipeline route surveys with Marine Scotland, as […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has awarded Denmark’s HARCO Heavy Lifting with the contract to provide main component exchange services across five offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom from 2022 to 2025. The five offshore wind farms are Kentish Flats, Kentish Flats Extension, Thanet, Ormonde, and Aberdeen Bay (European Offshore Deployment Centre (EOWDC)). The wind farms comprise a […]

  • 2 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted Fugro to carry out a geoscience survey and subsequent data processing and reporting for a proposed hydrogen pipeline route connecting the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre) and Aberdeen Port. The route runs from a proposed landfall in Nigg Bay and the wind farm’s turbine B06, within which area […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump arrived in Aberdeen yesterday and once again vowed to fight European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, the STV news site writes. Mr. Trump has been leading a battle against the EOWDC for years, saying that it would ruin the view from his golf course at Menie. He said that the work […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-East Scotland after the world’s most powerful single turbine was installed on Monday, 09 April, for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).

  • 17 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen offshore wind farm, started onshore substation works at Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, on Monday, 17 October. The programme for constructing the substation and associated cabling works has begun with work to prepare and secure the site including establishing temporary staff facilities and an access route on site for […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    Vattenfall is set to invest in bird research at its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.  Bird specialists will be tasked with monitoring the avoidance behaviour of birds flying in the vicinity of EOWDC’s eleven wind turbines. The investment is part of the EOWDC’s EUR 3 million scientific programme, supported […]

  • 10 August 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    As part of a EUR 40 million grant awarded by the EU to the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), around EUR 3 million has been committed for environmental research and monitoring.  A number of organisations, including Marine Scotland Science, will have an active role in steering the allocation of that funding, through EOWDC’s Scientific Research & Monitoring Panel, to those […]

  • 30 June 2016

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has been appointed the preferred Offshore Balance of Plant contractor by Vattenfall for the construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The contract includes all offshore elements of the wind farm, with the exception of the wind turbine supply. Offshore works in preparation for full construction were carried out in March […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its strategy to “prioritise its investments”, Vattenfall is to reduce its stake in European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), writes BBC. The £230m EOWDC, which is opposed by Donald Trump, will consist of 11 wind turbines located in Aberdeen Bay. Peter Wesslau, Vattenfall’s UK country manager, said for BBC: “The EOWDC is […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The floating crane Asian Hercules III has installed the first of eleven suction bucket jacket foundations on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is seeking local advice about investing the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre’s (EOWDC) GBP 3 million community investment fund, set up to benefit locals in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and the Blackdog area in Scotland.

  • 5 October 2012

    Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has lifted its objection to the cutting-edge European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen. The news comes after it was revealed earlier this week that all other statutory consultees, which had objected to the plans, had removed their objections. SNH lifted its objection following consideration of the Environmental Statement that […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall is applying to the Scottish Government to extend its operational lease for the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay by three additional years. “We have submitted to Marine Scotland an application to prolong the lease of the innovative European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre from 22-years to 25-years,” Kevin […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Objections to a cutting edge offshore wind farm and test facility, off Aberdeen, have been lifted by key stakeholders following discussions with the developers behind the green energy scheme. The objections were lifted subject to a number of conditions to minimise impacts during construction and operation. Concerns about the impact of the 11-turbine European Offshore […]

  • 13 November 2017

    Smulders has published a photo of its Newscastle site at night, housing jacket foundations for the Beatrice and Aberdeen Bay offshore wind farms that find their mirror in the Tyne river.

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the 92.5MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, is creating an annual cash fund scheme to support the communities in Aberdeen and the Aberdeenshire.

  • 23 November 2012

    The partners behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) today welcomed the report on the achievability of the Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets. The report makes the following references to the EOWDC: 39. The Committee is strongly of the view that grid-connected test facilities, such as the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney and […]

  • 29 January 2013

    Developers of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) are planning to host a public exhibition on January 31, 2013, at the White Horse Inn, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire, from 7pm to 9pm writes Ellon Times. This follows the announcement earlier this month that the planning application for the cable route and substation compound on land to […]

  • 2 May 2018

    Vattenfall has completed the construction of a 30-meter-long floating crew transfer pontoon which will be used for its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Scotland.

  • 19 June 2018
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have formed an alliance to allow offshore wind innovators the opportunity to test and demonstrate new technology in real-world operating conditions at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen.

  • 14 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Floating crane Asian Hercules III has arrived to Peterhead Port to transfer and install suction bucket foundations on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).