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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based Cadeler has signed an agreement with its compatriot Ørsted to carry out the installation of turbine foundations at the Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. The project will be Cadeler’s first use of its F-class foundation installation vessel that is being built by COSCO Heavy Industries in China. Offshore installation for the […]

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

    Ørsted has signed a contract with UK-based VolkerFitzpatrick to install onshore cables for the Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract, which is subject to Ørsted reaching Final Investment Decision (FID) on the project, VolkerFitzpatrick will install 240 kilometres of onshore cables connecting the offshore wind farm from the landfall at […]

  • 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 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway-headquartered Equinor has chartered Seacat Columbia, a new BARTech 30 crew transfer vessel (CTV), from Seacat Services, for operations at its Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon wind farms offshore Norfolk, England. The charter will cover service at the 317 MW Sheringham Shoal and the 402 MW Dudgeon offshore wind farms, both operated by Equinor from its […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    SCHOTTEL has reached an agreement with Virginia-based Lyon Shipyard to support the servicing of vessels in the emerging US offshore wind industry. SCHOTTEL, headquartered in Germany, is a manufacturing company that produces propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications, while Lyon Shipyard acts as a full-service ship repair facility. According to SCHOTTEL, operating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Hydrographic and geophysical surveys are set to start on the proposed Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Extension offshore wind projects in March. The vessel Ocean Research is expected to begin the work around 1 March offshore the North Norfolk coast. Activities will continue for an estimated 120 days, ending on 1 July. The surveys will consist […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Renewable energy is one of Norfolk’s most rapidly expanding industry sectors, and the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms along its coastline is offering exciting business opportunities for services providers which are willing to respond to its many challenges. Tidal Transit is one such company which has risen to this challenge, raising capital finance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 26 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Norfolk based wind farm operator Scira Offshore Energy has employed its first trainee and now begins the search for its second as Scira prepares to take over the full operation of the 88 turbine Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm now that construction is virtually complete.  With its focus clearly on encouraging local people into a […]

  • 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.

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Forewind has awarded a combined Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SeaRoc team with the contract for the 2016 operations and maintenance (O&M) work on the two meteorological masts collecting data at Dogger Bank. The two masts were installed in 2013 and are located in the North Sea approximately 100 and 150 kilometres from the UK coast. 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Business links between Norfolk and the Netherlands were strengthened during a recent visit to the county by the Dutch Ambassador to the UK. Among topics discussed was a proposal for an EU-funded Knowledge and Innovation Community in Food, strengthening the existing links between the Institute of Food Research on Norwich Research Park and Wageningen University […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The decision of energy giant Centrica to pull out of a windfarm project 17 miles off the North Norfolk coast could prove to be good news for the area. James Gray, inward investment director for the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ), said he was delighted to see Danish company DONG Energy Power (UK) invest […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      The appointment of a new Inward Investment Director by the Norfolk and Suffolk Energy Alliance (NSEA) will create significant investment opportunities for the energy industry in the two counties. James Gray started work this month for the alliance, which is a partnership between Suffolk County Council, Norfolk County Council, Great Yarmouth Borough Council, North […]