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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2022

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Sweden’s Hexicon has created a 50-50 joint venture – AvenHexicon SRL – with Avapa Energy to jointly develop floating wind power projects in waters offshore Italy. In addition, Hexicon will license its patented technology to AvenHexicon for use in its projects and by third parties. Italy is one of the main recipients of the EU […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has taken the final investment decision for Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord, adding 344 MW of electricity capacity to the Danish energy system towards 2023. With the final investment decision at a value of EUR 769 million, Vattenfall and its suppliers will initiate the last stage of the development of the two offshore wind […]

  • 6 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The government of Denmark and several political parties have agreed to add up to 3 GW of new offshore wind capacity to be developed before 2030 as part of the Finance Act 2022. According to the green sub-agreement to the Finance Act 2022, 2 GW of offshore wind capacity must be offered for development before […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Preparations for the installation of inter-array cables at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, located some 15 kilometers off the Fife coast in Scotland, have been completed while several other offshore activities are ongoing, including the pile installation for the jacket foundations being performed by the Saipem 3000 crane vessel. Helix Robotics Solutions, […]

  • 8 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    As the analysis of the seabed suitability for an offshore wind farm continues for the Hesselø project site, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is now searching for alternative areas for the second of the three large-scale offshore wind farms Denmark is planning to build under the Energy Agreement from 2018, in case the Hesselø site […]

  • 8 October 2021
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    An issue with soft seabed conditions at the Hesselø offshore wind farm site is currently being investigated in relation to the framework set for the project and the planned (and currently paused) tender process, with one of the solutions now mentioned being the development of the second of Denmark’s three new large-scale offshore wind farms […]

  • 12 October 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has confirmed its intention to grant Hexicon a European patent for the company’s floating wind power platform with tilted towers. EPO has also examined a third-party submission, similar to the objection filed against the patent already granted in Sweden, and did not find it relevant, in accordance with Hexicon’s previous […]

  • 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, […]