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  • 21 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, has installed the first of 100 monopile foundations at the 1.4 GW Sofia project in the UK, RWE’s largest offshore wind farm to date. The Sofia offshore wind farm is located on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea, 195 kilometres from the North East coast of the UK. […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations is scheduled to kick off this month at the Sofia offshore wind farm site, located on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea, 195 kilometres from the nearest point on the UK’s northeast coast. Van Oord’s offshore wind installation vessel Aeolus and special service support vessel (SSSV) Baltic Explorer are expected […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom

    RWE has reported an adjusted EBITDA of nearly EUR 1.7 billion in its offshore wind segment for 2023, compared to EUR 1.4 billion for the previous fiscal year. The increase in earnings is due to the commissioning of new capacity and better wind conditions, according to the company. Electricity generation from renewable energy at RWE rose by […]

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

    Norway-headquartered Glamox has won a contract from Dutch engineering company, Bakker Sliedrecht, to provide specialist marine LED lighting for the foundation platforms for 100 14 MW wind turbines for the Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. For the Sofia offshore wind farm, Glamox will provide 800 marine-certified LED luminaires, which will illuminate the platforms […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    NOTE: The article was amended on 23 January to include the parts of Dogger Bank Wind Farm’s Supporting Statement filed to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) that concern the reasons for the delay of the monopile installation on Dogger Bank B. The installation of foundations on two UK offshore wind projects, the 1.4 GW Sofia […]

  • 20 March 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Turbines

    Taiwan-headquartered Swancor has signed a Letter of Intent with Siemens Gamesa to supply recyclable resins for the company’s recyclable wind turbine blades. Starting in 2026, all the resin supplied from Swancor to Siemens Gamesa will be recyclable, as per an update shared on social media by the German company. Siemens Gamesa said that the collaboration […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    RWE is establishing a dedicated servicing team for offshore wind farms in the UK and Germany, where the company currently has five operational projects. For this purpose, the developer has signed a three-year agreement with Global Wind Services to provide a team of expert team leads and technicians, and an 18-month contract with Rem Offshore […]

  • 10 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Global offshore player RWE and the Swedish Port of Karlshamn have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the potential for Baltic Sea offshore wind hubs. The goal of the collaboration is to explore whether the Karlshamn Port could be a suitable harbour for the logistics, installation, operations and maintenance activities relating to RWE’s planned […]

  • 8 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    German energy company RWE has signed framework agreements with Hitachi Energy and Aibel for the joint supply of three high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems for the company’s offshore wind farms. The agreements are long-term as the secured HVDC systems are designated for offshore wind projects from RWE’s global development pipeline, which are planned to be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Green Hydrogen, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X, Research & Development

    RWE and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C), a subsidiary of South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the field of offshore wind and green hydrogen. The partners said they will work together to jointly develop offshore wind projects in South Korea in line with the country’s […]

  • 4 September 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started on RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea off the northeast coast of the UK. The offshore works are kicking off with the laying of the first section of high voltage direct current (HVDC) export cable which will be done by Prysmian’s Leonardo […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero has granted development consent to RWE’s Awel y Môr offshore wind project off the North Wales Coast. The application was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for consideration by Awel y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited on 20 April 2022 and accepted for examination on […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    Renewable energy developer Landinfra Energy is exploring the conditions for the development of up to 8 GW of offshore wind in the Swedish economic zone and Swedish territorial waters. The company has selected nine areas along the Swedish coast where the conditions for offshore wind will be investigated. The areas are Falkenberg/Halmstad, Baltic Edge, Öland/Hoburg […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has signed a preferred bidder agreement with RWE Renewables for the development of the high voltage submarine and land export cable connection for the Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. Prysmian will be responsible for the design, supply, offshore route preparation, installation, commissioning and protection of the 320 kV HVDC cable system […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed up Port of Blyth as an offshore construction base for its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm. Commissioned in December 2000, Blyth was home to the UK’s first offshore wind turbine pilot project, operated at the time by E.ON Climate and Renewables, whose activities have since become part of RWE. Turning full […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Teesside University and innogy’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm have signed an agreement setting out how they will work together to build local skills and capabilities to equip students for careers in the offshore wind sector. The 1.4 GW Sofia project will be constructed on a 593km2 site 195 kilometres from shore on Dogger Bank in […]

  • 28 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    RWE Renewables has awarded RINA with a contract for Cable Verification Services & OCP (Offshore Converter Platform) construction site quality assurance services for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The offshore wind farm’s 220-kilometre export cable route will house ±320 kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea export cables, running from the […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has taken the financial investment decision on the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm project in the UK. The 100 per cent RWE-owned project represents a total investment of approximately GBP 3 billion (EUR 3.48 billion). The company is now poised to forge ahead with the construction of Sofia, with onshore enabling works due […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine has been awarded the full contract to supply a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system for RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm. Located in the North Sea 195 kilometers off the coast of the North East of England, Sofia will be able […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority has granted an electricity generation licence to Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Limited.

  • 23 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Renewables has launched a GBP 150,000 community grant fund supported by its Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The fund will be managed and distributed by Tees Valley Community Foundation (TVCF) on behalf of the 1.4 GW wind farm located on Dogger Bank in the North Sea, 195 km off the North East coast. […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has commenced the final phase of the pre-construction site investigation at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. Jack-up vessel Haven Seariser 2 will work in the nearshore area between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea from this week to conclude the six-month offshore site investigation. The 29-meter vessel will carry out borehole surveys for approximately a […]

  • 30 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group and RWE Renewables have finalised the contract for the export cable connection of the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm, worth more than EUR 200 million. The contract, which follows the preferred bidder agreement from November 2020, includes the development of the turn-key high voltage submarine and land export cable connection for the […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has signed a contract with Van Oord Offshore Wind UK Limited to manufacture 100 monopile foundations for RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm. The monopiles will support the 100 Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD wind turbines installed on Dogger Bank, some 195 kilometres off the UK’s northeast coast. Now under construction, […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Vessels

    The newly built Damen FCS 2710 vessel HST Sofia has departed Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey and is en route to her first project, High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) said.  The UK-based company did not disclose what project HST Sofia will be working on. HST Sofia, ordered in September 2018, is the second Damen FCS 2710 […]