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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]