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  • 3 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Walney Extension Limited has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension. The transmission assets hold an asset value of GBP 447 million. The assets include the onshore substation, export cables, and the offshore substations at the 659 MW Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea. […]

  • 18 February 2015

    Dong Energy has appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred supplier for phase 1 of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Dong Energy has decided to split the Walney Extension offshore wind development project into phase 1 and 2, each with a capacity of 330MW. According to Danish energy company, the joint venture is to supply V164-8.0 MW wind turbines […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean has completed 2016 cable route clearance works at Middleton Sands, Haysham, UK, prior to 2017 export cable landfall pull-in operations for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. 107 targets were investigated with a total of 47 glider poles recovered, DeepOcean said. A selection of glider poles were donated to […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Walney Extension, a 659MW wind farm in the Irish Sea, is scheduled to become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm in a few days and throw the 630MW London Array off the throne. 

  • 15 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch offshore construction specialist Van Oord has installed all 87 foundations at DONG Energy’s 659MW Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy is seeking views of local people on a proposed Community Fund, worth up to £660,000 each year, which will to be set up if the company goes ahead with the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The proposed 660MW Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm was approved consent by the Secretary of State for Energy […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm was officially opened on Thursday, 6 September, at a ceremony in Barrow in the north-west of England.

  • 18 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    C-bed’s offshore accommodation vessel Wind Innovation will be deployed at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm as of 1 January 2018, the company informed on 18 December. 

  • 7 July 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    United Wind Logistics’ new special purpose vessel Vestvind arrived at the Port of Esbjerg today, 7 July, the port reported via social media.

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    ABB has won $130 million order from Dong Energy to supply a high-voltage cable system connecting Walney Extension offshore wind farm  to the grid. The Walney Extension will provide additional generation potential of 660 MW on top of the existing offshore wind farm’s 367 MW. When completed, both offshore wind farms will be capable of providing […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of joint control over the transmission operator for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm by Diamond Transmission Corporation (DTC), Infrared Capital Partners (IRCP) and Chubu Electric Power. Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension, the holding company of the offshore transmission owner, is currently solely controlled by DTC. The Commission […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks’ wind farm installation vessel, Seajacks Scylla, has arrived in Belfast and is being loaded with the first batch of turbine components to be installed at the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, DONG Energy told Offshore WIND.

  • 28 October 2015

    With the final investment decision for the Walney Extension project in place, Siemens has received its first order for the new 7MW offshore wind turbine. The company will supply, install and commission 47 direct drive wind turbines in the Walney Extension East project in the Irish Sea. The order is part of the frame agreement concluded between […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has shared a video of the company’s heavy lift vessels – Aeolus and Svanen – installing the 87 foundations on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 31 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA) has granted Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension with the offshore transmission license for the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea. In addition to being granted the 20-year license, Diamond Transmission Partners has been required to enter into a range of agreements with the generator, relevant distribution […]

  • 16 July 2015

    Seajacks UK has entered into contract with DONG Energy for the transportation and installation of all 87 wind turbines at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The Walney Extension offshore wind farm is made up of two 330MW phases and located in the Irish Sea, around 19km from the UK’s West Coast. Seajacks’ largest wind […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has received an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for 40 special transformers to equip the V164-8.0 MW wind turbines that will form DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The order is a follow-up of one at the end of 2014 for 32 specialty transformers to equip similar turbines for the Burbo Bank Extension […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm has reached a ground-breaking moment with the start of construction of the onshore substation in Heysham, Lancashire. Construction of the onshore substation is a key part of preparatory works for the project. When the wind farm is operational, it will receive the electricity generated and feed it into the national […]

  • 14 September 2016

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a contract with Vroon Offshore Services for the supply of offshore logistics support, accommodation and walk-to-work services during construction of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension West offshore wind project. Vroon will deploy its newbuilding subsea-support vessel VOS Start, which provides accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    French tubular components maker Vallourec received an order for 400 tons of MSH sections which will be used as basic structures for the anode cages constituting the corrosion protection system of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. Walney Extension is a project of DONG Energy UK in the Irish Sea comprising up to 90 turbines with a […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Cumbria, UK.

  • 10 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The load-out of the first of two substations built by the Engie Fabricom-Iemants consortium for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm took place in Hoboken, Belgium, on Thursday, 9 March. The topside was removed from its base on the production site and put on the pontoon. The topside was loaded next to the jacket foundation which […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from DONG Energy for the supply of V164-8.0 MW turbines for the 330MW Walney Extension West project in the UK. The order includes a five-year full-scope service contract with an availability guarantee, ensuring optimised performance of the wind power plant with maximum power output. The V164-8.0 MW turbines, rated […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy held a special supply chain event held in Barrow-in-Furness today to help local businesses get involved in the delivery of the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, to be built off the Cumbrian Coast. DONG Energy’s Walney Extension project team and key suppliers to the project presented to a full house at the town’s […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Dong Energy has chosen Siemens as preferred supplier for delivery of their 7.0MW wind turbine for the second phase of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The second phase of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm will have a total capacity of 330MW. Mats Vikholm, Senior Vice President for Dong Energy Wind Power, said: “The […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    SeaRoc Group has has deployed three communication containers on Walney Extension: on board the guard vessel patrolling the offshore construction site, at the Walney Extension construction base in Barrow-in-Furness, and at the substation in Heysham.