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  • 26 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first steel cutting of the monopiles for RWE’s Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark has taken place at Dajin Offshore Heavy Industry’s Penglai facility in China, marking the start of the project’s construction phase. In April 2023, Dajin was selected to deliver 36 monopiles as well as secondary structures and electrical outfitting for the […]

  • 25 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has approved the feasibility study report for RWE’s Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark. Approved on 20 March, the feasibility study report, which covered an area of 286 square kilometres, also included the environmental impact study (EIS). The approval does not give the project developer, Thor Wind Farm I/S, owned […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    HSM Offshore Energy has held a steel-cutting ceremony for the Thor Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. RWE, the owner and developer of the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea, selected HSM Offshore Energy and its key subcontractors, Iv-Offshore & Energy and GE Renewable […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the onshore cable route for RWE’s offshore wind farm Thor has started near the onshore substation located south of Lemvig, Denmark. The activities, scheduled to be underway from mid-April until the end of October, are starting with horizontal directional drilling under the dune and a field immediately south of Tuskær. The landfall work, […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Dutch company HSM Offshore Energy has entered into a long-term lease agreement with its compatriot Hollandia to use its Stormpolder yard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The move is part of HSM Offshore Energy’s expansion plans and the growing order book, according to the company, which has several offshore wind and offshore grid projects in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2024
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    NIRAS and Egis have signed a partnership agreement to work jointly on offshore wind developments in the French market. The two companies signed the agreement on 20 March during the Congress Wind Europe in Bilbao, Spain. According to NIRAS, the partnership is a stepping stone for the company to further expand its business in France […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    Dutch geo-data specialist company, Fugro, has been picked by KREDO Offshore to support its offshore wind development in South Korea. Fugro will carry out a metocean and wind resource measurement campaign on the west coast of South Korea, offshore Yeonggwang County. The project site is currently in the initial investigation stage to assess its suitability for investment, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind

    Swedish floating wind developer Hexicon and Shell have signed an agreement under which Hexicon will acquire Shell’s 80 per cent stake in the MunmuBaram floating wind project. Once the transaction is closed, Hexicon, which currently holds the remaining 20 per cent stake, will fully own the South Korean project. Under the agreement, Hexicon will pay […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Dutch geo-data specialist company, Fugro, has been appointed by RWE to complete a geophysical survey off the Danish coast, where RWE will build the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm. Up to three survey vessels will be deployed to carry out a detailed pre-construction survey including a search for unexploded ordnance (UXO) up to approximately 34 kilometres […]

  • 19 October 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Kraken Robotics has received a USD 3 million (approximately EUR 2.8 million) contract to carry out boulder detection subsea survey services as part of an offshore wind farm project in Europe. The survey campaign will be executed in the fourth quarter of 2023 with Kraken’s Acoustic Corer technology providing accurate, high-resolution 3D imaging of 24 […]

  • 11 October 2023
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium of Jan De Nul Group and Hellenic Cables has won the contract to design, manufacture, transport, and install a package of four 220 kV HVAC export cables to connect the Baltyk II and Baltyk III wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea to shore. Developed by the joint venture of Equinor and Polenergia, […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    ProCon Wind Energy has been selected to conduct electrical outfitting works on the 1 GW Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. ProCon Wind Energy will be delivering the detailed electrical engineering as well as facilitating the procurement and supply of electrical components for monopiles, suspended internal platforms (SIPs), and external platforms. The […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Akrocean has completed a one-year wind and meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) campaign for the Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark. The company retrieved its floating LiDAR from the project site in the Danish part of the North Sea earlier this summer and delivered wind and metocean data to the Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet. Energinet, […]

  • 1 February 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has launched an eight-week public consultation on the plan for the Thor offshore wind farm and the related Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the plan for the wind farm. The public consultation runs from 1 February to 29 March, during which period around 5,000 local landowners, relevant organisations and local […]

  • 31 May 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has concluded that the Plan for the Thor offshore wind project can be realized in the dedicated site west of Thorsminde in the Danish North Sea without significant impacts to the environment. At the same time, the Danish Energy Agency has narrowed down the site for the wind farm from 440 […]

  • 1 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities and the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) have announced that Thor Wind Farm I/S (owned by RWE AG, RWE Renewables GmbH, and RWE Renewables Management UK Limited) has won the tender for the 1,000 MW Thor project, Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. Earlier this year, the Danish […]

  • 26 January 2022

    After winning the tender for the construction and operation of the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm last month, RWE has now signed a concession agreement with the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Danish Government. The concession grants RWE the right to build and operate the offshore wind farm for 30 years, during which […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French floating LiDAR specialist Akrocean has won a contract to supply wind data for twelve months at the Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. The company did not reveal any further details on the contract, except that it was awarded by the Danish transmission system operator Energinet. Maxime Bellorge, Akrocean’s Sales & […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Jill has left the Port of Esbjerg to begin the preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. In mid-April, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier secured a contract by Denmark’s Geo to supply a vessel for the geotechnical work. The purpose of the assignment is to acquire geotechnical and […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has pre-qualified a total of six consortia and companies to participate in the tender for the Thor offshore wind farm. The applicants include Ørsted, Vattenfall, a consortium of Total and Iberdrola, as well as Thor Wind Farm I/S, owned by RWE Wind Holding A/S and RWE Offshore Wind A/S. Other pre-qualified […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet and the Danish Energy Agency have decided that the export cables from the Thor offshore wind farm will have their landfall at Tuskær, north of Nissum Fjord. Accordingly, the possibility for a landfall south of Nissum Fjord has been cancelled. This decision is primarily based on considerable cost savings to […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish engineering consultancy Geo has won a contract to carry out preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. The investigations will also include offshore boreholes and CPT tests. The value of the contract is around EUR 5.4 million. Danish transmission system operator Energinet selected Geo to carry out […]