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  • 22 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the total of 38 wind turbines at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany has been installed and more than two thirds of the turbines are now feeding electricity into the grid. Kaskasi is expected to be operational by the end of the year, as of when the 342 MW offshore wind […]

  • 16 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    All 38 wind turbines at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm in Germany are now feeding electricity into the grid, according to an update shared on social media by Sven Utermöhlen, CEO Offshore Wind at RWE Renewables. Offshore construction at the project site, located 35 kilometres off the coast of Heligoland in the North Sea, commenced in early March […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Two thirds of the Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm are now feeding electricity into the German grid, with the installation of the remaining turbines underway. RWE plans to have all 38 units installed and ready for operation before the end of the year. Offshore construction at the project site, located […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Business & Finance

    Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) has started the construction of a new cable factory at the Beatrixhaven site in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. According to Groningen Seaports, TKF will use the new factory to produce subsea cables to connect wind turbines from offshore wind farms to power stations. The new facility will be complementing TKF’s existing production in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    RWE Offshore Wind has entered into an operations and maintenance (O&M) jack-up vessel framework agreement with Denmark-based Ziton. Under the four-year agreement, Ziton will provide RWE’s offshore wind business with vessel, lifting, and auxiliary services for a minimum of 180 days of support every year. The long-term partnership will cover all UK and European operational […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The development consortium behind the 450 MW Calvados offshore wind farm has ordered several sets of Siemens Gamesa’s new recyclable wind turbine blades. Ten of the 64 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines will feature the new RecyclableBlades which were unveiled by Siemens Gamesa last September. The blades are made up of a combination of […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Environment, Industry

    A Denmark-based company Continuum plans to make all wind turbine blades fully recyclable and stop landfilling and their emissions-intensive processing into cement with six industrial-scale recycling factories across Europe, backed by investment from the Danish venture capital firm Climentum Capital and a grant from the UK’s Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP). Continuum, which is already […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    With over 2,000 articles published on offshoreWIND.biz in 2022 and several million pageviews, there are some news that garnered more attention than others. Read the top ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in 2022.

  • 16 January 2023
    Industry

    Germany said goodbye to 2022 with 8,100 MW of offshore wind capacity connected to the grid after all wind turbines at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm (342 MW) went into operation mid-December. Although this is a step forward, the country is still 22 GW away from its 2030 target and the government needs to take […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]