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  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Belgium’s Elia has selected NHV NV and GEOxyz BV to provide the transmission system operator with transport services between Ostend and offshore platforms in the North Sea. NHV NV will provide crew transfer services by a helicopter, including light luggage, between an onshore heliport in Ostend and offshore platforms situated some 40 kilometres offshore. GEOxyz […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Environment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s dual-fuel cable laying vessel Living Stone has completed her liquefied natural gas (LNG) sea trials after being bunkered with LNG for the first time. The ship-to-ship bunkering was conducted in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, by Titan LNG’s FlexFueler, DEME said. Living Stone completed her sea trials back in 2018. The vessel’s first assignment was on […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and ASML, the world’s largest supplier of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the terms of the 10-year agreement, which is already underway, ASML will be provided with more than 250 gigawatt-hours of green electricity per year from RWE, a portion of which will be sourced […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Seven European transmission system operators have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the launch of Eurobar, an initiative for interconnecting offshore wind platforms across Europe. The Eurobar partners include Germany’s 50Hertz Transmission GmbH and Amprion, Sweden’s Affärsverket svenska kraftnät, Spain’s RED ELÉCTRICA DE ESPAÑA, France’s Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE), Norway’s Statnett SF, and Italy’s […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids has launched a portfolio of transformer products for offshore floating applications. The transformer products are designed to overcome the challenging offshore environment and withstand the physically demanding conditions on floating structures, the company said. The portfolio is expected to enable much greater volumes of wind to be harvested and integrated into […]

  • 13 May 2021
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Ireland’s Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) has published a framework for the country’s future offshore electricity transmission system, which includes appointing EirGrid as the Transmission System Operator (TSO) and the Transmission Asset Owner for Offshore Grid Assets. Together with an associated policy for Ireland’s future offshore electricity transmission system which was approved […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Germany’s Amprion Offshore GmbH has started the bidding process for the awarding of converters and cables for DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connections. The wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dortmund-based transmission system operator Amprion expects to award the contracts in summer 2022. The 900 MW DolWin4 and the 900 MW BorWin4 connect North Sea wind farms […]

  • 18 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Amprion Offshore has submitted the documents for the public planning procedure for the Exclusive Economic Zone section of the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection systems in Germany. The application documents contain a pre-design of the planned platforms and take into account the installation of submarine cables and the erection of the platforms in the […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    SMST has secured a contract to deliver its walk-to-work equipment for Rem Offshore’s new construction service vessel (CSV) Rem Energy. SMST will deliver walkway and lifting equipment, as well as cargo handling options. The company also signed a contract with Green Yard Kleven and will provide a modular system package consisting of an access and […]

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

    Ørsted has selected Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, to provide the complete design and construction of the electrical offshore substation for the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind project. Atlantique Offshore Energy will execute the full engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the topside and modular support frame. The 242 MW substation will […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 300 MW Zhuhai Golden Bay offshore wind farm in China has been fully connected to the grid. The project comprises 55 MingYang MySE5.5MW turbines, which can survive a super typhoon of 17th grade, the turbine supplier said. MingYang added that it had delivered all the turbines in a record-breaking 5 months despite Covid-related challenges. […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has completed its work to provide temporary power during the turbine commissioning phase at the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. MRE supplied modular temporary power packages, consisting of a 116 kVA generator, custom-built fuel tank and bespoke lifting frames. Manor Venture, Manor Initiative and Manor Enterprise […]

  • 10 December 2020

    Semco Maritime has won a study to identify the break-even point of high voltage direct current (HVDC) and high voltage alternating current (HVAC) transmission for a large-scale offshore wind farm. Offshore wind farms are trending up in size, as well as the distance from the onshore connection these days. A key technological aspect that is […]

  • 25 December 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids has introduced a 72.5 kV high-voltage hybrid switchgear for offshore wind – Plug and Switch System (PASS) M00 – Wind. The hybrid switchgear will be installed at China’s first 66-kilovolt offshore wind farm, Huadian Yuhuan Phase 1, to optimize the energy landscape in the Yangtze River Delta, the company said. Hitachi […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE has signed the Grid Connection Agreement with Poland’s transmission system operator PSE for the 350 MW FEW Baltic II offshore wind farm. The project is being developed in the Polish part of the Baltic sea and is planned to be one of the first to start construction off Poland, RWE Renewables […]

  • 26 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Parc Eolien Offshore de Provence Grand Large, an EDF EN France company developing a 24 MW floating wind demonstration project in the French part of the Mediterranean Sea, has launched a tender for offshore survey services. The developer is looking to carry out seabed clearance, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and identification surveys in in water depths […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    NKT’s new cable barge NKT Agrippina has been loaded with a cable section for the offshore wind connection project Ostwind 2 in the German part of the Baltic Sea and will soon set out on its maiden trip after being christened on 20 April. The vessel has been specially designed to transport offshore power cables […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT has awarded several contracts to helicopter and crew transfer vessel (CTV) operators for operations and maintenance (O&M) works on its offshore grids in Germany and the Netherlands. Heli Service International and WIKING Helikopter Service have been selected to provide helicopter hoisting operations required as part of the maintenance phase of the offshore sections of the […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    CORRECTION NOTE: The article has been updated to say that the tenders to be launched in March will be for offshore grid connections in the Netherlands. Tenders for 2 GW offshore grids in Germany will follow later. TenneT will launch tenders for at least two new offshore grid connections in the Netherlands in March – […]

  • 7 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has launched a qualification system for construction work on 2 GW high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore platforms. The scope of this qualification system covers the Dutch offshore platforms, topsides and jackets, including auxiliary systems, together with the HVDC converter systems for the platform and the land station, and optional maintenance. […]

  • 20 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE Renewables and the utility National Grid have signed a partnership agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in the coastal region of the Northeast US. Under this agreement, RWE and National Grid Ventures, the non-regulated division of National Grid, will be working together to explore opportunities in the US offshore wind market. This includes […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 89 Siemens Gamesa 4.3 MW wind turbines has been installed at Windpark Fryslân, the world’s largest wind farm in inland fresh waters. Located in the IJsselmeer Lake and some six kilometres off the Frisian coast, the Netherlands, the 382.7 MW Windpark Fryslân wind farm is being constructed by the Zuiderzeewind consortium […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Germany saw 32 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 219 MW connected to the grid in 2020, with no new wind turbines erected in the second half of the year, according to the figures published by Deutsche WindGuard on 21 January. In total, 1,501 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 7,770 MW […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    French floating wind foundation developer Eolink and Dutch robotics company Kranendonk are looking into setting up a gigafactory for automated production of floating wind foundations. Eolink said it had slightly adapted its detailed design to be fully compatible with automated welding robots which would be used in Kranendonk production line. The flow-rate and the infrastructural […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has announced its intention to submit a planning application for the onshore grid infrastructure for the Arklow Bank 2 offshore wind farm. This is the first time an offshore wind developer will seek consent for this kind of infrastructure in Ireland. The company said it would submit the application in the coming weeks […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s Baltic Power, a member of the ORLEN Group, has signed a grid connection agreement with Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne for its offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The ORLEN Group is making preparations for the construction of the offshore wind farm with a capacity of up to 1.2 GW. The wind farm is located […]