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  • 27 May 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa is currently producing the first recyclable blades to be installed on an offshore wind farm at its factory in Hull, the UK. The wind turbine manufacturer described the RecycleBlade as the world’s first wind turbine blade ready for commercial use offshore that can be recycled at the end of its lifecycle. The RecyclableBlade […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The 1,400-tonne offshore substation topside has been installed on its monopile foundation at the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, RWE, the owner and developer of the project, said. The topside was installed by the heavy lift, DP 2 installation vessel Gulliver, operated by DEME’s subsidiary Scaldis Salvage & Marine […]

  • 28 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has installed all of the monopile foundations within its scope of work for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm and DEME Offshore just announced that its part of the project is progressing and that 22 monopiles are now installed at the 38-turbine offshore wind farm. “Seaway Strashnov completed the monopile installation on the Kaskasi […]

  • 30 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has awarded a contract to DHSS for logistics at the Port of Eemshaven during the installation phase of its 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Under the contract, DHSS will support RWE with regard to vessel agency services, port logistics, and storage. Services will be managed from the DHSS […]

  • 14 July 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has connected RWE’s Kaskasi II offshore wind farm to the HelWin Beta platfrom, the heart of the HelWin2 high-voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore grid connection in the German North Sea. Kaskasi II, located 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland, is currently under construction with the wind turbine installation work to commence soon. […]

  • 8 June 2022
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    For the first time ever in the renewables industry, special collars were installed around the monopile foundation at the seabed level on RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm offshore Germany. The ‘collared monopile’ is a design based on a RWE patent. The new technology is expected to provide additional support for lateral loading, increase the bearing capacity […]

  • 11 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    [CORRECTION NOTE: This article was amended after offshoreWIND.biz received information that the installation of the monopile has been changed.] Seaway 7 has installed the first monopile at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm site in Germany, according to information on social media. The installation work is being carried out by the Seaway Strashnov vessel and, according […]

  • 6 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Endiprev has started working on the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany under a contract with Siemens Gamesa, the project’s wind turbine supplier. Throughout the next six months, Endiprev will perform installation and finishing works for Siemens Gamesa on the Kaskasi offshore wind farm, located in the German North Sea, 35 kilometres north of […]

  • 1 August 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa wind turbine equipped with the company’s RecyclableBlades has generated first power at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany. This marks the first commercial installation of Siemens Gamesa’s recyclable wind turbine technology and the first time a wind turbine with recyclable blades is installed worldwide, according to the wind turbine manufacturer […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME is currently mobilising its jack-up vessel Neptune as well as the Blue Tern jack-up, chartered from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, for monopile installation that is set commence at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm site in Germany. The vessels will also be joined by Sea Challenger which will install the project’s transition pieces, according to a […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    New offshore wind capacity additions in Europe are poised to hit a record high of 4.2 GW this year, topping 4 GW for the first time and more than doubling additions seen in 2021, Rystad Energy research shows. The continent’s capacity additions in 2022 will top the previous annual record of 3.8 GW set in […]

  • 31 March 2022
    R&D

    The measurement campaign for the Global Blockage Effect in Offshore Wind (OWA GloBE) project, a joint industry project organised under the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), has been extended by four months, after being launched last year. The OWA GloBE project is led by RWE with support from the Carbon Trust as part of […]

  • 17 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    International renewables consultancy OWC has opened an office in Athens, Greece, to support the growth of the local renewable energy market. In particular, OWC’s new office will cover offshore and onshore wind, grid connections, solar PV, and energy storage. The new office will be headed by Vasilis Giotas, a former offshore wind sales project manager […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Environment, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and BASF have decided to fit three of the 140 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust wind farm offshore the Netherlands with recyclable blades. Conventional blades are made with resin which is fused with fiberglass and carbon to create the blade’s structure. The resin only dissolves by exposing it to […]

  • 16 May 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE is participating in the Dutch offshore wind tender for the Hollandse Kust West (HKW) sites VI and VII. The areas are located in the North Sea, about 53 kilometres off the Dutch coast. The sites will each deliver more than 760 MW of offshore wind capacity. In addition, RWE’s proposed design […]

  • 15 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vos Prodect Innovations (VPI) has been selected to deliver its cable hang-off systems for the first two phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank A and B. Hellenic Cables, the sole supplier of inter-array cables for the Dogger Bank, has awarded VPI with a contract to engineer and deliver cable hang-off systems […]

  • 30 November 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE will introduce the so-called ‘collared monopiles’ on the Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Designed based on an RWE patent, the collars will be installed around three monopile foundations at seabed level. According to RWE, the new foundation technology will provide additional support for lateral loading, increase the […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has granted planning permission for the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm (officially known as Kaskasi II). Kaskasi II is the first offshore wind farm in Germany to receive planning permission under the new offshore wind law (WindSeeG), following participation in the auction held under the so-called interim […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has awarded innogy SE with the rights to build and operate the 325MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 6 May 2021
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Renewables, itap, BioConsult SH, the University of Stuttgart, and Technische Universität Berlin are to research an innovative vibratory pile driving technique at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm. The new method for installing foundations is said to have the potential to significantly reduce underwater noise emissions and installation times. The research project is funded by […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A 1,400-ton Kaskasi offshore substation topside has arrived from Poland to Bladt Industry’s site in Aalborg, Denmark for further outfitting with the electrical equipment. Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) shipped out the topside from the Port of Gdynia on 1 June. The unit arrived in Aalborg last week, Bladt Industries said. RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm, also […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy Limited has secured a contract award to supply its TekLink® Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany. Owned and developed by RWE, the Kaskasi offshore wind farm is a 342 MW wind project located in the German North Sea. Construction work will start in the third quarter of […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch cable manufacturer Twentsche Kabel Fabriek (TKF) has revealed further details about the company’s scope of work on the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind project. As reported earlier, Seaway 7 awarded TKF with a contract to deliver 33 kV inter-array cables for the wind farm. Under the contract, TKF will manufacture and deliver 52 kilometres […]

  • 7 September 2021
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has launched what the company describes as the world’s first wind turbine blade ready for commercial use offshore that can be recycled at the end of its lifecycle – the RecyclableBlade. The first six 81-metre long RecyclableBlades have already been produced at the Siemens Gamesa blade factory in Aalborg, Denmark. ”The time to […]

  • 3 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch cable manufacturer Twentsche Kabel Fabriek (TKF) has awarded Vos Prodect Innovations with a contract to deliver Cable Hang-Off Systems for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. VPI’s Cable Hang-Off System (HOS) will be used in the installation of 38 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD Flex offshore wind turbines on the […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Following innogy’s news on reaching the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Kaskasi project and Bladt Industries being awarded contracts for monopile foundations and offshore substation (OSS), Bladt informed that it will execute the EPCI contract for the OSS in cooperation with Semco Maritime and ISC Engineering.