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  • 3 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions to deliver grid connection infrastructure for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions will be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) onshore and offshore substations and […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to soon commence a geophysical and geotechnical site survey at Vattenfall’s Norfolk offshore wind projects in the North Sea. Fugro Discovery will be deployed over the survey area starting on or around 1 August, with the activities set to be completed by the end of November. The 70-metre long vessel will be […]

  • 16 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has awarded J. Murphy & Sons with a GBP 2.5 million contract to deliver early works for the onshore cable installation scope of the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone project. The UK engineering and construction company is also the preferred bidder for the future construction works contract. J. Murphy & Sons early works will include […]

  • 9 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Vattenfall to support its European offshore wind portfolio for an undisclosed sum. The contract, which also has options to extend for a further two-year period, will see the international engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) specialist provide a wide range of support […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has awarded Contracts for Difference (CfDs) to five offshore wind projects at a strike price of GBP 37.35/MWh each. One of the five offshore projects, which have a total generation capacity of 7 GW, is Ørsted’s Hornsea Three, for which the developer says is the world’s single biggest offshore wind farm. The […]

  • 21 June 2022
    Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has released details of new wind Lidar technology now installed on the company’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine. The ‘ZX TM’ Continuous Wave Lidar system has been integrated by Siemens Gamesa and is now a standard option for the turbine allowing for a fully IEC-compliant power curve measurement to […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 1 April 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started the production of the first B115 blades at its facility in Aalborg, Denmark. The first 115-metre blades produced in Aalborg will be tested on the SG 14-236 DD prototype offshore wind turbine that will be installed at the Østerild test center for large turbines later this year, Siemens Gamesa said. The […]

  • 11 February 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has awarded planning consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. Both projects in Vattenfall’s proposed Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone, including the sister project Norfolk Boreas, have now been approved. ”Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas are industry leading projects, with their designs coordinated to minimise the impact on the environment and communities,” […]

  • 10 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded planning consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm. The wind farm, which could produce enough electricity to power almost 2 million UK homes, will also bring significant community and skills investment directly into Norfolk, Vattenfall said. With consent now granted, work will […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Vattenfall has named Siemens Gamesa the Preferred Supplier of wind turbines for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas and the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farms offshore Norfolk, UK. The agreement includes the potential deployment of the new SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines and a multi-year Service agreement. The agreement is subject to the UK […]

  • 13 May 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The deadline for a decision on the Development Consent Order (DCO) application for Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK has been pushed back to 10 December. The deadline for the decision on the project’s application was initially set for 12 April. However, last month the UK Planning Inspectorate announced that […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    London-based consultancy Copper has been appointed by Norfolk Boreas Limited to provide strategic communications consultancy for the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm and associated onshore electricity connection in Norfolk.

  • 13 April 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Kwasi Kwarteng will be setting a new deadline for a Development Consent Order (DCO) decision on Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. A statement confirming the new deadline for a decision will be made in due course, the Planning Inspectorate said. […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the development consent order (DCO) application for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. Vattenfall now expects hearings to follow late this year and in early 2020, with a decision expected in the summer next year. To remind, Norfolk Boreas Limited submitted the DCO application on 11 June. Norfolk […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding hearings on the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project as part of the examination of the order granting development consent application. The two issue-specific hearings on offshore effects, including the draft development consent order, will be held on 21 and 22 January 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time at […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is starting community consultation about the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm next week.

  • 12 May 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The deadline for the close of the examination period for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm has been pushed back to 12 October 2020. The UK Planning Inspectorate submitted a request to extend the examination period for the Norfolk Boreas development consent order (DCO) application to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the statutory deadline for the decision on planning consent for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project to 1 July. Vattenfall is the developer of Norfolk Vanguard and the neighbouring 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas project which also recently suffered a setback. Commenting […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 18 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has submitted the Norfolk Boreas Development Consent Order (DCO) application to the UK Planning Inspectorate. The application was submitted by Norfolk Boreas Limited on 11 June. The Planning Inspectorate has 28 days to review the application and decide whether or not to accept it. The acceptance decision on this application should therefore be made by Tuesday […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started a three-year permitting process for the 1.8 GW offshore wind farm, Norfolk Boreas, the sister project to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard.

  • 22 February 2018
    Environment, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall plans to deploy High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable technology to connect the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and its sister project, the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas, to the UK’s National Grid. 

  • 6 March 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy firm Vattenfall has revealed a narrower search area for cables needed to carry power underground from the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms. Earlier this year Vattenfall revealed a 700-metre search area for a 60-kilometre underground cable corridor north of Norwich. Ahead of nine public information days in March and April, the […]

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

    Vattenfall has selected a consortium of Siemens Energy Limited, Siemens Energy Global GmbH, and Aker Solutions as the preferred bidder to develop grid connection infrastructure for its 3.6 GW Norfolk offshore wind zone. The Norfolk offshore wind zone consists of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas wind farms. The grid connection infrastructure will use High […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s DP2 geotechnical drill ship Fugro Scout has commenced a site characterisation campaign at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind sites. The data from the four-month geotechnical investigations will be used for ground modelling for the two offshore wind farms, located more than 40 kilometres off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The work […]