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  • 2 April 2017

    Photo of the Day: Galloper Nacelles Start Clicking in Esbjerg The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its ‘first-click’ test in Esbjerg on Tuesday, 28 March. Beatrice Offshore Construction Kicks Off Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will begin installing piles for jacket foundations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has selected Peel Ports Great Yarmouth as the assembly location and installation base for the 56 turbines to be installed at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm. A multi-million pound co-investment in port infrastructure has been agreed to support the construction of primary infrastructure and groundworks. This includes the delivery of yard storage and […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Ports & Logistics

    Work has started at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft for the Galloper offshore wind project, as the port is housing offshore construction coordination. Over the next two years, 40 personnel from the Galloper Windfarm Ltd (GWFL) and their contractors will be based at the port while the construction phase of the project is underway. ABP Short Sea […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has arrived to the Peel Ports Great Yarmouth to load Siemens wind turbine components ahead of her first trip to the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm.

  • 28 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Wiking Helikopter Service with a long-term contract for helicopter hoist operations at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK, the Germany-based helicopter services provider informed.

  • 24 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted development consent for Galloper Wind Farm; an offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast with an installed capacity of up to 504 megawatts. The development consent would allow the joint venture partners, RWE npower renewables and SSE renewables, to build the offshore wind farm […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Members of the Galloper Wind Farm Ltd (GWFL) project team will be in the Leiston area on Friday the 20th and Saturday the 21st of November to host three drop-in sessions about the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm project. Members of the public and interested parties will be able to find out more about the wind […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The deal on Sumitomo Corporation’s indirect acquisition of 12.5% share of the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm is closing this month, according to SgurrEnergy, who provided independent technical advisory services to Sumitomo Corporation. The services provided by SgurrEnergy included an assessment of the project’s permitting situation, contracting status and structure, construction timescales, capital and operating cost estimates […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE has agreed exit terms with its 50:50 joint venture partner, RWE Innogy for its interest in the Galloper offshore wind farm project. In March, SSE announced that it would not be progressing its stake in the Galloper offshore wind farm project beyond the development phase. Under the exit arrangements, SSE will remain a 50% […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed 28 out of 56 turbines at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, innogy reported via social media.

  • 25 February 2016

    James Fisher and Sons plc has been awarded a contract by Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) for the 336MW offshore wind farm, located some 27km off the coast of Suffolk, UK. Under the contract, worth in excess of £25 million, James Fisher will be responsible for marine services and support during the construction phase of the Galloper offshore […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) has agreed a lease in principle with Harwich International Port for an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm. GWFL is currently pursuing planning permission in relation to this, Toby Edmonds, Project Director, Galloper Wind Farm, said. “Following the redesign of the project in 2015 we considered […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Galloper Wind Farm Ltd, the developer of the 336 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm, has invited applications for the Galloper Wind Farm Fund (GWFF). The fund aims to contribute to the appearance, setting, conservation, amenity, accessibility and enjoyment of the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB and the area defined as within a 5km radius of Sizewell, […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens team onboard the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed the first of the fifty-six 6MW Siemens turbines on the 336MW Galloper wind farm off Suffolk.

  • 11 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited has signed a contract, worth over £1 million, with East of England based civil engineers Breheny to carry out key preparatory onshore works related to Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The contract for the ground works will include preparatory works for the onshore substation at Sizewell. Breheny will also establish temporary compound […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Plans are still underway to build the 68-turbine offshore East Anglian windfarm, Galloper – estimated to be worth £20million and 850 jobs to the local economy. RWE Innogy said it hoped to make an announcement in the spring on the future of the 340MW windfarm, despite announcing two months ago it would not continue with […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation for the 336MW Galloper wind farm, built at Heerema Fabrication Group’s Hartlepool yard, has sailed away to the installation site in the outer Thames Estuary, some 27 kilometres off the Suffolk coast.

  • 15 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca arrived some 27 kilometres off Suffolk in the afternoon hours of Sunday, 14 May to kick off the installation of the 56 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind.

  • 21 June 2017
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited expects a decision on the application to build an operations and maintenance facility for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm at Harwich International Port to be made in July.

  • 15 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has won the contract for Skandi Constructor for Siemens on the Galloper offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.

  • 5 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) has started preparing a section of Sizewell beach in Suffolk for the installation of the export cables that will bring the power generated from the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm to the onshore substation that will connect to the National Grid. Work is also continuing at the substation construction site north […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    On 4 February, Ofgem granted an electricity generation licence to Galloper Wind Farm Limited.  With the licence in place, the company developing the Galloper offshore wind farm is authorised to generate electricity in Great Britain, the territorial sea adjacent to Great Britain, or in a Renewable Energy Zone, “for the purpose of giving a supply to any premises or enabling a […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    This morning, RWE informed that the first steel for the topside of Galloper’s offshore substation is being cut in Hartlepool, marking the official kick-off of the construction phase.  RWE announced the construction start when the final investment decision was made at the end of the last month. The 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, which will […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    JDR has been selected as a contractor to supply offshore array cables for the Galloper offshore wind farm. JDR has been sub-contracted by the project’s array cable installation contractor, VBMS (UK) Ltd, in an overall deal worth around £100 million, of which £30 million covers JDR’s contract. JDR will produce 56 subsea inter-array cables for the Galloper […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Wind Power has awarded UK-based marine engineers, Houlder Ltd, the contract for the design of sea fastenings for the 336MW Galloper wind farm project. The Galloper wind farm construction consists of 56 Siemens 6MW SWT-6.0-154 turbines. Critical to the successful construction of the offshore turbines is the design of sea fastenings work, and for […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The operations and maintenance base for the Galloper offshore wind farm has officially opened in Harwich, the UK. Located at the Harwich International Port in Essex, the GBP 10 million facility will be used for O&M of the Galloper project for the next twenty years. The base includes offices, a 24/7 wind farm control room, […]