Search results for: thor

190 results

A list of search results

  • 6 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started soil investigations off the Danish west coast, where RWE will build the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm, located approximately 22 kilometres from the port of Thorsminde. Up to three research vessels will be deployed to acquire geotechnical data from the seabed, which is necessary to inform the design, fabrication, and installation […]

  • 14 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Siemens Energy and HSM Offshore Energy as preferred suppliers for the electrical transmission system and entered into early works agreements in relation to the construction of the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark. Siemens Energy was selected as the preferred supplier for the design construction, and installation of the onshore […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-based Hexicon has decided to increase its direct ownership to 20 per cent in the MunmuBaram floating wind project off the southeast coast of South Korea. Hexicon Korea, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company Coens & Co where Hexicon holds 49 per cent, owned 20 per cent of the MunmuBaram Co., Ltd. which […]

  • 2 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Mainprize Offshore has won a contract for the provision of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during the construction phase of the Vesterhav Nord and Syd offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea. Under the contract, awarded following a tendering procedure, the UK-based company will be providing a 24-pax crew transfer vessel from March until November […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    After the 1.2 GW floating wind project, proposed to be built by Hexicon and Avapa Energy in the Strait of Sicily, was published for public consultation, Hexicon revealed it had applied for maritime concessions for five floating offshore wind farms in Italy through the joint venture with Avapa. The joint venture applied for a 30-year concession […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    EKF Denmark´s Export Credit Agency (EKF) has approved a EUR 1 billion credit facility to the Spanish energy company Iberdrola for the purchase of wind turbines from Vestas and Siemens Gamesa. This is the largest credit facility ever granted by EKF and was done in cooperation with Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (Santander CIB). The […]

  • 26 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany is looking to introduce the so-called “negative bidding” for some of its new offshore wind auctions, according to WindEurope, which warned about the effects this approach could have on consumers and the supply chain. Inspired by Denmark, whose Thor offshore wind auction used negative bidding and RWE is paying the government EUR 375 million […]

  • 11 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a feasibility study permit to Thor Wind Farm I/S for the 1,000 MW Thor project, Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. The purpose of the permit is to technically qualify the specific project so that the project’s technical design, including turbine foundation design and cable design, can […]

  • 11 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Sweden-based Hexicon and Elia Grid International (EGI) have joined forces to connect the wind energy produced by floating offshore wind farms to the onshore grid. Under the agreement, the partners will develop concepts and projects to integrate large-scale floating offshore wind farms into the onshore power systems. By doing so, the two companies expect to […]

  • 22 April 2022
    Vessels

    German shipping and logistics group Harren & Partner has acquired the 108 metres long jack-up vessel Thor from the Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME, for an undisclosed fee. The vessel, which sails under the Madeiran flag, has a 500-tone capacity, a high-outreach offshore crane, and a fully equipped accommodation block for up to 56 […]

  • 18 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and RWE are asking North Essex communities for their feedback on the proposed North Falls offshore wind farm in the North Sea as part of the second round of consultations that are currently underway. North Falls, a 50/50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and RWE, is a proposed extension to the existing 504 […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Port of Thorsminde for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of its 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, with part of the port to also be used for project construction. The Port of Thorsminde is located approximately 22 kilometres from the Thor offshore wind farm site, offering both the shortest sea […]

  • 29 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    HydroSurv and Sonardyne have completed a demonstration project involving HydroSurv’s Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) and Sonardyne’s acoustic communications technology, whose combined capabilities the two companies showcased at the site of the Valorous floating wind project, developed by TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy. The project, which was part of an extension to the ‘Robotics for a […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    ARGE N1, a joint venture between SAL Renewables, Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), and Wind Multiplikator GmbH, has commenced the components exchange campaign at the Nordsee One wind farm offshore Germany. According to the joint venture, the campaign will see 44 rotor shaft bearings of the installed 6.2M126 wind turbines being replaced at the Nordsee […]

  • 7 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    German-based RWE has signed an agreement with the Danish grid operator Energinet to build two new electrical substations for its 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm. The agreement with Energinet regulates the technical set-up, the power quality, and the cooperation between RWE and Energinet, at the point of connection (POC) in Volder Mark. To connect […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon has created a joint venture, Hexicon Power SA, with Greece’s EAMAA, described as a first step to start the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Greece. A new legal framework for offshore wind is expected this year and Hexicon is now set to establish a presence […]

  • 24 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a contract notice for the procurement of the onshore export cable section for the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm. The wind farm’s onshore grid connection consists of 21 individual cable sections each containing two 220 kV cable systems with a combined length of approximately 28 kilometres. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 January 2022
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Twin Hub floating demonstrator project in the Celtic Sea has now been awarded a marine licence for a renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England. The marine licence is the latest consent for the project which was awarded a Section 36 consent in 2020. Hexicon AB completed the acquisition of the consented […]

  • 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, […]

  • 25 November 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has invited a number of bidders for the Thor offshore wind farm to draw lots, as more than one bidder has offered the minimum price of DKK 0.01/kWh in combination with the largest capacity. More than one bidder has offered to build the Thor offshore wind farm to the maximum capacity […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind projects coming online in 2021 are getting revenues that are on a EUR per MWh basis on average 55 per cent lower than in 2014, according to Wood Mackenzie. And the most recent bids and WoodMac’s projection show that revenues in 2025 will be 25 per cent lower than in 2021, the energy […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]