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  • 21 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vattenfall has signed agreements with Vestas for three large-scale offshore wind projects in the Norfolk Zone, UK, where the developer plans to use the new V236-15 MW wind turbines. This marks a switch in the wind turbine model planned for the projects as the developer first named Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier in 2021. […]

  • 22 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain

    UK-headquartered Lamprell has signed a reservation agreement for the supply of transition pieces for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farms in the UK. The reservation agreement secures capacity in Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard in the UAE. The base scope of work entails the supply of 2 x 92 transition pieces for the Norfolk Vanguard West and […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with SeAH Wind to provide the monopiles for the 2.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard East and Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farms in the UK. The monopiles for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farms will weigh up to around 2,200 tonnes and have a length of up to 96 metres. Production […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Aker Solutions has been awarded a sizeable contract worth between NOK 0.5 billion (about EUR 42 million) and NOK 1.5 billion (approx. EUR 127 million) from Vattenfall for the Norfolk Vanguard East offshore wind farm in the UK. The announcement follows the recent award for the Norfolk Vanguard West project, part of the Norfolk Offshore […]

  • 8 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Aker Solutions has been awarded a limited notice to proceed contract from Vattenfall for the Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farm in the UK. The contract has a balanced risk-reward profile based on principles for long-term collaboration. The scope of work for Aker Solutions includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the high […]

  • 1 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Updates on wind turbine technology and new offshore wind projects, including those facing major challenges, marked 2023 on offshoreWIND.biz. In the article below, we have compiled our ten most-read news last year, together with some of their related updates and stories. In February 2023, Vestas revealed plans to scale up a new chemical process that […]

  • 22 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Shortly after changing the preferred wind turbine supplier, the three projects in the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK have now also changed hands as RWE will acquire Vattenfall’s 4.2 GW Norfolk portfolio for GBP 963 million (approximately EUR 1.1 billion). The new owner says it will also resume the development of the Norfolk Boreas […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Vattenfall have completed the sale of three offshore wind projects in the UK. With the transaction completed, RWE has expanded its offshore wind portfolio in the UK by 4.2 GW. The three projects – Norfolk Vanguard West, Norfolk Vanguard East and Norfolk Boreas – each with a planned capacity of 1.4 GW, are […]

  • 24 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    UK-based AMS Trenchless has been awarded the cable landing works contract on Ørsted’s Hornsea Three offshore wind farm. AMS Trenchless will undertake specialist works at the landfall site at Weybourne, North Norfolk, where the offshore cables meet the onshore cables. Using Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), the North Lincolnshire company will install underground cable ducts that […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has stopped the development of the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind power project in the UK and will review the way forward for the entire 4.2 GW Norfolk Zone, the Swedish energy company revealed in its interim report. The developer said that the decision to stop the project was made due to ”challenging market conditions”, […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK green energy supplier Octopus Energy Group has announced that it will invest, through its generation arm, USD 20 billion (about GBP 15 billion) into offshore wind by 2030. The company said that this will go towards the generation of 12 GW of renewable electricity a year, enough to power 10 million homes. Octopus is targeting projects […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hellenic Cables has signed an agreement with the Swedish energy company Vattenfall to supply inter-array cables for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK. Under the agreement, the Greek cable manufacturer will provide approximately 850 kilometres of aluminium cables which will be used to connect the wind turbines to the offshore substation. “The Norfolk […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is increasing the capacity for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone off the UK from 3.6 GW to over 4.2 GW, meaning that an additional 700,000 homes will be powered by the zone, the energy company said. This will take place with no extra impact for local residents, with its construction taking place within existing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    COWI has been awarded a contract by Vattenfall for the oversight of the detailed design phase of the onshore cable installation for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract, COWI will review the plans – devised by J. Murphy & Sons – to install 60 kilometres of cables […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Ørsted Wind Power A/S to supply inter-array submarine cables for the 2.9 GW Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract, subject to Ørsted taking a Final Investment Decision on Hornsea 3, Prysmian Group will be responsible for the design, manufacture, supply, termination, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Fugro will expand its regional centre of expertise for offshore wind, located in Norfolk, Virginia, as the company’s Virginia operations have grown over the past decade with the increase in the number of offshore wind projects on the US East Coast. The expansion, which was announced by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin on 26 June, will […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has selected Peel Ports as the preferred bidder, and its port at Great Yarmouth as the location for the operations and maintenance base of the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK. When completed, Vattenfall’s Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone will be able to power around 4.6 million homes making it one of the largest […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has appointed Havfram Wind as the preferred supplier for the installation of wind turbines on Vattenfall’s Norfolk projects in the United Kingdom. The agreement covers transport and installation works over a period of three years, utilizing one of Havfram Wind`s newbuild NG20000X jack-up wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) with a 3,200-ton crane. The work […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Hellenic Cables has signed a contract with Ørsted for the supply of inter-array cables for the 2.85 GW Hornsea Three offshore wind farm in the UK. The company will deliver some 262 kilometres of cables, which covers approximately 50 per cent of the overall wind farm requirements. Under the contract, the Greek cable manufacturer will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 June 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched an accelerator programme in the East of England to bring new products and services to commercialisation, with nine companies getting a boost to advance their technologies and solutions, predominantly those for application in offshore wind. The companies, located across Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex, that will be part of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]