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  • 5 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Lidl and Kaufland, the retail divisions of the German Schwarz Group, have signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with RWE Supply & Trading for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm, located in the German North Sea. Under the ten-year agreement, Lidl and Kaufland will be offtaking approximately 250 GWh of renewable electricity produced by Kaskasi […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Grid Connection, Project Updates

    RWE and transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have signed offshore grid connection agreements for OranjeWind, a wind farm to be built 53 kilometres off the Dutch coast. The Connection & Transmission Agreement (CTA) and Realisation Agreement (REA) cover the realisation of the grid connection and the transmission of the electricity produced by RWE’s wind farm […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm, located around 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland in the German North Sea, officially commenced regular operation in the presence of Robert Habeck, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. With an installed capacity of 342 MW, Kaskasi can supply the equivalent of over 400,000 households […]

  • 12 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has signed an agreement with RWE for the long-term chartering of two next-generation installation vessels for future offshore wind foundation and turbine construction. The charters are supported by a Service Agreement through which Jan De Nul will provide both in-house and market solutions and services, to support and perform installation campaigns […]

  • 14 June 2023
    Business development, Environment, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE said it will use the ”worldwide-first” recyclable rotor blades at its Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. 40 of the 72 SG 14-236 DD wind turbines will be equipped with recyclable rotor blades manufactured by Siemens Gamesa. Installation at sea is expected in 2026. In addition, RWE is […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based CAPE Holland has announced that its Vibro Lifting Technology was selected for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. The Moray West project, located in the North Sea, off the coast of Scotland, will utilise the CAPE Vibro Lifting Technology to install up to 62 monopiles in water depths ranging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Environment, Equipment, Infrastructure, Innovation, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Siemens Gamesa’s RecyclableBlade for 44 SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines to be installed at the Sofia offshore wind power project off the east coast of the UK. In total, 132 individual recyclable blades will be installed at the 100-turbine offshore wind project. This is the maximum available given the current market […]

  • 8 February 2023
    Business development, Environment, Innovation, Research & Development

    A new chemical process discovered as part of a Vestas-led project removes the need for changing the design or composition of the material used for wind turbine blades to make them recyclable as it allows for epoxy-based blades to be broken down into raw material that can be reused to make new wind turbine blades […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    On 16 March, the European Commission issued a proposed Net Zero Industry Act and a Critical Raw Materials Act, the building blocks of the EU’s Green Deal Industrial Plan. Together with a State aid framework adopted last week that also supports the Plan, the EU aims to accelerate the transition towards a net-zero economy and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2023

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 11 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    [CORRECTION NOTE: This article was amended after 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]