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  • 18 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm situated in the German North Sea has secured a second long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the new agreement, BKW Energie AG, a Swiss energy utility, will purchase 18 per cent of the wind farm’s total production, equivalent to over 200 GWh annually, over the long-term. Amanda Niklaus, […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs will launch the second auction of the Round 3 Zonal Development Phase on 11 March 2024 and offer around 3 GW of installed capacity. On 23 November, the Ministry published key details for the upcoming offshore wind auction, which show the maximum capacity that could be awarded per project will […]

  • 9 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    70 per cent or a total of 50 out of 71 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines have been installed at the Fécamp offshore wind farm site in Normandy, France. The wind turbine installation work is being carried out by DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation which is currently located at the offshore site, according to […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    As of 15 January, 37 out of 71 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines are installed at the Fécamp offshore wind farm site in Normandy, France. In July 2023, DEME Offshore’s Innovation installed the components of the first Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbine at the construction site located between 13 and 24 kilometres off […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 71st and final wind turbine was installed on 25 March at the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, the first project of this kind to be built in Normandy. According to EDF Renouvelables, the last wind turbines that were installed are expected to produce electricity in the coming weeks, after testing is completed. The […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has been awarded a contract by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to provide subsea balance of plant operations and maintenance (O&M) services to the German Butendiek offshore wind farm. Under the three-year contract, Acteon will perform annual subsea foundation remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) inspections, […]

  • 27 December 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian has commissioned the inter-array cable system for the Fécamp offshore wind farm located in the English Channel, some 24 kilometres off the French coast, in Normandy. The Fécamp offshore wind farm is comprised of 71 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines with a total capacity of nearly 500 MW, generating clean electricity equivalent to the […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Asso.subsea has completed the inter-array cable installation and protection operations for the 500 MW Fécamp wind farm offshore Normandy, France. Asso.subsea was contracted by Italy-headquartered Prysmian Group to execute the seabed preparation, installation, and protection works, involving four different vessels and various subsea tools. According to the company, the project was characterised by very hard […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm, owned by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture between the French company EDF Renouvelables; EIH S.à.rl, owned by Enbridge Inc. and CPP Investments; and Skyborn Renewables (formerly wpd offshore), is now fully operational. The inauguration ceremony was held by the project partners and Roland Lescure, French delegated […]

  • 11 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    Romania’s Chamber of Deputies has adopted the Offshore Wind Energy Bill proposed by the Ministry of Energy, setting the country on the path to having its first offshore wind project built by 2032. Within three months from the date the new law enters into force, the Ministry of Energy will conduct a study which will […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Equipment, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Windar Renovables has completed the manufacturing and loading for the last shipment of tower sections for the 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The tower sections were manufactured at Windar Renovables’ Avilés facilities in Spain and will be installed between 13 and 24 kilometres off the coast of Normandy. The towers, consisting of […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Business development, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm, developed by a joint venture between PKN Orlen and Northland Power in Poland, will comprise wind turbine tower sections made with low-emission steel manufactured by ArcelorMittal for the project’s wind turbine supplier Vestas. According to the Baltic Power joint venture, this is the first offshore wind farm in […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    In an announcement on acquiring a further stake in the German Butendiek offshore wind farm earlier this month, Ireland-based Greencoat Renewables said that the project had signed one of the largest renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in Germany. It has now been revealed the electricity under that PPA will be used to produce green hydrogen. […]

  • 25 August 2023
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTTSC) has secured an EPCI contract with 50Hertz for the eastern part of the grid connection for the Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The grid connection for the 927 MW offshore wind farm (OST-6-1), being developed by Skyborn Renewables (formerly wpd offshore), consists of […]

  • 25 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Greek cable manufacturer Hellenic Cables has been awarded a contract by 50Hertz Offshore GmBH for the turnkey delivery of two export cable systems for the interconnection to the German grid of the western offshore substation of the Gennaker offshore wind farm, located in the German Baltic Sea. Hellenic Cables’ scope of works includes the design, engineering, manufacturing, […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Wind Farm Update

    The South Australian (SA) government has rejected a proposal by Skyborn Renewables and Australis Energy for an offshore wind farm to be built off the state’s coast and has also submitted a document to the federal government in which it expresses its opposition to the Southern Ocean offshore wind development zone being in the state’s […]

  • 1 June 2010

    Today, Monday, 31st May 2010, the All for Offshore GmbH sets in as the first service provider for wind energy projects at the main offering from one single source all services from logistic planning through to transport to maintenance and repair of the turbines. The company is a co-operation between the Schrammgroup and wpd offshore […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    German wind and solar specialist wpd has signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with a company from Taiwan’s semiconductor industry for over 1 GW of wind capacity, with around half of it coming from offshore wind. This is the largest green CPPA in Asia, according to wpd, which has not revealed the name of […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has signed an agreement with Taiwan Green Power (TGP) to jointly develop a 600 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan. The wind farm site No. 28 is expected to be part of the third tender round in Taiwan, wpd said. The project is located off the coast of Changhua in […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    WPD offshore Australia Holding GmbH (wpd), part of wpd group, and Australis Energy Ltd have entered into a 50:50 joint venture for three offshore wind energy projects off the coast of Australia. The development of the three projects, located in the coastal waters of the states of Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia, with a […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Clinton Marine Survey, on behalf of wpd offshore GmbH, has completed a comprehensive geophysical survey at the planned site of the Eystrasalt offshore wind farm in Sweden. The study was conducted over the past six months by the vessel, Northern Storm, which wpd says emitted 1,723 tonnes less of CO2 compared to if a conventional […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The wpd group has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH, Hamburg, from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH, Hamburg. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located 34 km west of the Sylt Island in the North Sea and is one of the most advanced offshore wind farms in German waters. It […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP)and wpd AG have signed definitive agreements for GIP to acquire 100 per cent of wpd offshore GmbH, the offshore wind business of wpd. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals. WPD offshore is an offshore wind platform with over 20 years of development experience, a track record of ~7 GW […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    By the end of 2014, WPD AG had increased its own range of wind farms to a total capacity of 1,061 megawatts. This makes the mid cap company with its head office in Bremen one of the leading wind farm operators in the German and European markets. The wind farms are mainly in Germany and selected […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has appointed Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) as their financial advisor for its projects in Taiwan.

  • 15 December 2017

    Wpd’s offshore wind farm proposed to be built off the coast of Taiwan’s Yunlin county received an initial approval from Taiwanese Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in November, according to Taipei Times.