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  • 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 […]

  • 28 October 2022
    Technology

    Shortly after installing the towers for the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype at the test center for large wind turbines in Oesterild, Denmark, Siemens Gamesa has placed the nacelle at the top of the tower – an exercise known as ‘the big lift’, the company wrote in an update on social media. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with DEME Group and LS Cable & System to deliver export cables that will connect its 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm to the UK national grid. The contract includes the design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, and testing of around 360 kilometres of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) export cables and […]

  • 15 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has issued a call for tenders under which it will award a framework agreement for cable testing and fault-finding services for its offshore wind farms in Europe. The tender is divided into three lots. The company is looking to award a framework agreement with a maximum of five contractors per lot for the repair […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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,” […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has called on local businesses in East Anglia, UK, interested in joining the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project to register online with the company, advising “it’s important to start early”. The Swedish company is at the early stages of developing the Norfolk Vanguard. The project, if consented, is scheduled to start construction and operation […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The decision of the UK Secretary of State to grant the application for development consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm has been quashed following an order issued by the High Court on 18 February. Based on the ruling in the Norfolk Vanguard Judicial Review, the Secretary of State, which granted development consent for […]

  • 4 September 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has contracted Lowestoft-based Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cesta) to measure offshore weather and sea conditions for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.

  • 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.

  • 16 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published maps showing a reduced number of search areas identified as potential locations for onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 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.

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has invited local businesses to register their interest in the projects and provide more information about what they can do, especially installing onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has confirmed the dates of the March round of public engagement days for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project.

  • 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 […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities

    The UK Secretary of State has accepted for examination Vattenfall’s application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.

  • 19 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based 3D graphics company 3DW has recently completed an interactive 3D model of the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm for Vattenfall. The Swedish energy company will use the 3D model of the wind farm at their public consultation for the scheme, which will be held across Norfolk, UK,  from 18 to 29 October. The […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish offshore wind developer Vattenfall has narrowed the underground onshore cable route for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm following public consultation.  The potential development area for the proposed 60km underground cable route has narrowed from a 3-7km wide search area to a 700 metre corridor. The narrowing of the search area allows more focused ecological […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted aerial survey specialists APEM to provide ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys for its Norfolk Vanguard West site. Norfolk Vanguard comprises two sites, East and West. Once constructed, it will provide a generating capacity of up to 1,800MW. APEM has been surveying both the East and West development areas of Norfolk […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered Vattenfall has started development of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project off the coast of Norfolk, following the recent agreement with The Crown Estate to take the project into the planning process. Vattenfall and The Crown Estate have also agreed to develop the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas, with the development of this project expected to start in […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has commenced its official autumn consultation on the anticipated environmental impact of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.