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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony was held for Cadeler’s first X-class wind turbine installation vessel at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Qidong, China. The vessel is the first of two that Cadeler has ordered from COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry under a contract signed with the company in June 2021. The vessels will be equipped with […]

  • 25 May 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A 3D seismic survey will soon start on the Sofia offshore wind farm array site off the east coast of the UK. The 3D seismic survey will consist of towed survey equipment approximately 100 metres in length within the offshore wind farm array site. The survey operations, conducted by GEOxyz’s MV Geo Ocean 3, are […]

  • 7 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Ulstein Design & Solutions has signed a contract with Turkey’s Tersan Shipyard for two methanol-powered ULSTEIN SX216 construction service operating vessel (CSOV) designs. The vessels will be constructed for the Netherlands-based Acta Marine and will be number 3 and 4 with the TWIN X-STERN solution in the Acta Marine fleet. The SX216 vessel series has […]

  • 24 May 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Rem Purus has taken delivery of the first of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from Fincantieri-controlled Norwegian shipbuilder Vard. In 2021, Rem Offshore signed a contract with VARD for the construction and design of two CSOVs, with options for two additional vessels. Based on Vard 4 19 design, the vessels will have a height-adjustable […]

  • 9 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has signed a contract to deliver Offshore Resources and Services for RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm during the project’s offshore construction which is scheduled to commence this year. SMC will deliver a turnkey package comprising a range of services, including above-water offshore balance of plant works which includes statutory […]

  • 14 June 2023
    Business development, Environment, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE said it will use the ”worldwide-first” recyclable rotor blades at its Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. 40 of the 72 SG 14-236 DD wind turbines will be equipped with recyclable rotor blades manufactured by Siemens Gamesa. Installation at sea is expected in 2026. In addition, RWE is […]

  • 27 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Vessels

    German offshore wind developer RWE and maritime support provider Acta Marine have signed a long-term vessel supply agreement which they say will pave the way for the decarbonisation of offshore wind farm operations. According to the companies, the agreement is to build and operate two ‘green’ service operation vessels (SOVs), which will be among the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swindon-based Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Limited has made an application to the UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority for an electricity generation licence.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has selected the Port of Blyth as the location for the storage and mobilisation of inter-array cables for the 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The installation of the inter-array cables is set to begin in 2024, in which 350 kilometres of cable will pass through the Port’s Battleship Wharf […]

  • 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. […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Innogy SE has appointed David Few as Project Director for the largest project in its current development portfolio, the 1.2 GW Sofia offshore wind farm, sited on Dogger Bank in the North Sea.

  • 16 November 2021
    Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Renewables has completed the first part of a two-phase campaign to investigate unexploded ordnance (UXO) and potential archaeological features at the site of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK, ahead of the installation of export cables. During September and October, JF Renewables investigated 35 nearshore targets to assess the need for disposal. […]

  • 25 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    KenzFigee has signed a contract with Iv-Offshore & Energy to deliver an electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore crane for the high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore converter platform of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be built on Dogger Bank, 195 kilometres from the nearest point on the UK’s North East coast. According to KenzFigee, […]

  • 19 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Asso.subsea has signed a contract with the balance of plant contractor Van Oord to provide boulder clearance and pre-trenching services along the inter-array cable routes of the Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The Sofia offshore wind farm is located on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea, approximately 195 kilometres off the UK’s […]

  • 14 February 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Technical Services has announced that they will support the UK-based Sofia offshore wind farm project with quality and inspection services activity. According to the company, its initial involvement is the export cables package at Prysmian’s Pikkala factory in Finland, where Bureau Technical Services is overseeing the manufacture and load-out of the 320kV HDVC offshore […]

  • 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 […]