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  • 16 November 2011

    The owners of Aibel have during 2011 evaluated strategic alternatives for the company. In the same period, Aibel has continued its strong development with profitable growth in all business areas. Aibel has an all time high order backlog, including recent major contract awards: Frame agreement with ConocoPhillips at the Greater Ekofisk Area, the first contract […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Beijing-based wind power company Goldwind announced in its 2011 annual report that it is undertaking activities on development of a 10MW turbine, aside to considerable number of other wind turbines, Wind Power Monthly informed. According to the Monthly, the company is also testing a medium-speed model fitted with a locally made gearbox, a system described […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Windreich GmbH continues driving the development of the offshore wind farm MEG I and targets the financial close within this year. Negotiations on the new management with suppliers, potential investors and the advisory banks were positive. “We are pleased by the constructive feed-back which we got from our most important partners in developing our second […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    DBR Generatorsets has successfully completed commissioning and start-up of its custom-built auxiliary power package for E.ON’s Amrumbank West wind farm substation. DBR delivered and installed two 1,250kVA diesel generator sets and one 250kVA set. Cofely Fabricom is assembling the topsides at its Hoboken, Belgium yard before installation in the German Bight. “This was a challenging […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded ten framework agreements for marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services which will support the realisation of several offshore grid connections in Germany and the Netherlands. The marine warranty surveyor has to monitor whether all activities carried out by a contractor are performed according to the agreed procedures and safety margins from an insurance […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the course of 2014, Aibel has announced several staff reductions due to reduced workload.  Over the past year, the company’s workload has been declining. This has resulted in several staff reductions. Simultaneously, Aibel has done extensive work to improve its competitiveness within the different business units. Employees within staff functions as well as the […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Aibel representatives are participating in the Offshore wind 2011 conference currently being held in Amsterdam. A report showing that as many as 17 EU countries are planning to build offshore wind energy farms was presented at the conference. According to EWEA, if the current plans of all 17 countries are implemented, the power produced will […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and  Mitsubishi Corporation officially closed their partnership with respect to two German offshore high-voltage cable projects, BorWin1 and BorWin2. Mitsubishi’s voting interest will be 49% with aggregate maximum equity commitment of EUR 240 million. At the same time both partners signed a contract for an investment in two more offshore projects named HelWin2 and DolWin2 in which Mitsubishi also will acquire a […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has validated the final key stage of the EolFloat project to develop a semi-submersible floating platform for large offshore wind turbines. Under the EolFloat project, engineering specialist Dietswell is leading a consortium of French companies developing the TrussFloat semi-submersible float, with Matiere being in charge of construction engineering, and […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Transmission system operator TenneT has awarded Jan De Nul with a framework agreement for repairs of TenneT’s offshore high-voltage cables in the German Bight. Under the terms of the agreement, Jan De Nul will mobilize in the event of high-voltage cable system faults or failures within the contractual period of 24 months. The agreement also […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Atlas Professionals has been chosen as the 1st tier supplier for Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT for the supply of senior personnel to the North Sea. The contract will allow for Atlas’ senior personnel such as Client Representatives to oversee operations of some of TenneT’s Offshore Projects including the various stages of BorWin, DolWin, HelWin […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    High-voltage transmission grid operator TenneT continued to provide very high system reliability (99.9999%), benefiting 36 million end-users in the Netherlands and Germany. Financial results in the first half of 2014 were solid. Increases in revenue and EBIT kept pace with the company’s ongoing investments in grid reinforcements and expansions. Importantly, the Dutch Minister of Economic […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    On 4 June 2012 Heerema Fabrication Group in the Netherlands secured a contract for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of an HVDC offshore platform for Siemens in Germany on behalf of grid operator TenneT. The contract consists of an offshore platform which will be equipped with Siemens’ High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technology […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded LOC Germany with a framework agreement for marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services, along with several other companies that applied for the tender earlier this year. One-year framework agreements, with the potential for extension for up to eight years, have been awarded to multiple MWS providers which will support the realisation of several […]

  • 1 July 2014

    The offshore converter platform SylWin alpha was undocked at the Nordic Yards shipyard in Warnemünde last week. The 15,000 tonne yellow topside left the dock in the morning on the barge “Nordic Giant 101”: the platform – aligned diagonally across the dock – was built on the barge because SylWin, at 83 metres long and […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 500m corporate loan to TenneT. The funds are being made available in connection with the construction and operation of three offshore high voltage direct current (HVDC) lines that will connect wind farms in the North Sea with the German onshore electricity network. The loan agreement was […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Nexans has opened a new high voltage test laboratory at its Calais Center of Excellence in France, making it fully operational with the capacity to test cable systems up to 1.5 million volts.

  • 10 May 2013

    International engineering firm Alstom, which employs around 6,500 people in the UK, has released its final year figures and given details of the number of open vacancies it has. The UK arm of the company, which has operations in power, grid and transport, had sales of just over £1bn in the financial year 2012/13. This […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based Observator Group has won a contract to supply a Helideck Monitoring System for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore substation in the German North Sea.

  • 28 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Transmission, distribution, and grid automation solutions provider Hitachi Energy has entered into a collaboration with Petrofac to provide grid integration and associated infrastructure to support the offshore wind market. This collaboration builds on the complementary core technologies and expertise of both companies in offshore wind to support the decarbonization of power systems and deliver clean […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S, which has already received commitment of DKK 8.8 billion (around 1.2bn EUR).

  • 18 November 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Red7Marine Offshore Ltd has announced the successful completion of export cable installation for the Biscay Marine Energy Platform in Spain. The scope of work included route clearance, cable laying, burial, shore‐end landings and testing of 4 power export circuits for this wave energy test site. A total of 18km of cable was installed by Red7Marine’s […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC) has completed the supervision of the inter-array cable installation at the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster’s Offshore Energy division reported an operating result (EBIT) of EUR 36.1 million for the first six months of 2017, a 66.5% decrease compared with an EBIT of 107.7 million reported during the same period a year earlier.

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has announced new investments worth over € 40 million to upgrade production capabilities in its cable plants in Pikkala, Finland and in Arco Felice, Italy. The factories are already the Group’s centres of excellence for high voltage and submarine cable production. These new investments will enable both plants to be fully equipped to […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has achieved another technology milestone, energizing its fourth generation of HVDC Light® transmission systems. At ±320 kilovolts (kV) this latest innovation sets a new record for voltage-sourced converter (VSC) HVDC applications, compared with the current maximum installed rating of ±200 kV, accredited to ABB. It will also […]