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  • 11 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    As energy cost reduction has become a buzzword in the renewables industry and a hot topic during European’s major wind fair EWEA 2012 starting from April 16, ABB brings to this event its complete wind portfolio as well as latest technologies to address the issue. One of the highlights of ABB’s booth is its offering […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s new tracked remotely operated vehicle (TROV) Dig-It has begun burying the inter-array cables at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, marking its first deployment.

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis and German SPIE SAG Group have entered an agreement under which Boskalis will acquire the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Bohlen Doyen. 

  • 10 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The foundation for the offshore substation of the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm was installed in the German part of the North Sea on 9 May. After loading the piling hammer, the foundation was transported to the construction site approximately 40 kilometres north of the island of Juist, where a floating crane placed the jacket foundation weighing over 1,400 […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oldenburg-based utility EWE will not see any power coming from its 113.4 MW Riffgat offshore wind farm until the end of April due to a malfunction on the subsea cable some 22 kilometres off the coast, Mathias Fischer, a spokesperson for the grid operator TenneT TSO, told Offshore WIND. The wind farm has been offline since November 2015 […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Genting Hong Kong and Nordic Yards signed a contract on Tuesday, under which the global leisure company will take over three Nordic Yards’ shipyards for EUR 230.6 million. Nordic Yards has built and delivered three offshore converter platforms to Siemens, and is currently working on the fourth one, ordered by the GE. Herbert Aly, managing director of Nordic Yards, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EWE, the owner and operator of the Riffgat offshore wind farm in Germany, has confirmed to Offshore WIND that the export cable is repaired and that the wind farm has been back on the grid since 22 May.  UK-based Dalby Offshore yesterday reported that its barge, ASV Pioneer, recently supported the successful completion of an export cable repair on the […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Environment, Grid Connection

    From July 1 to September 27, excavators rolled into Leybucht to move 33,000 cubic meters of soil and thus create the conditions for the Mittelplate, Germany’s largest oil field located in environmentally important Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Parks, to recover to its original state. This measure was taken by the transmission system operator TenneT. TenneT […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has used its new tool, the MDS3, to lay mattresses for client NSW – the main contractor for the manufacture and installation of export cable for the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm. The tool was designed and developed by OMM based on its extensive offshore project experience. Testing was completed […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Tore Engevik has been appointed director of Aibel’s new business area, Wind. Engevik was previously CEO of Vestavind Offshore AS. “Engevik has long and relevant experience. He therefore has the best point of departure for heading the company’s new business area,” says President and CEO Jan Skogseth in Aibel. Solid qualifications Engevik has a degree […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Following news that Siemens handed over the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection SylWin1 to TenneT yesterday, Prysmian Group announced that it has successfully commissioned the project in a contract with TenneT.  Prysmian secured this project in January 2011 as part of overall contracts awarded to consortium between the Group and Siemens Energy for […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued a call for tenders for the turnkey construction of two AC grid connection systems to connect the 342MW Kaskasi II and the 242MW Gode Wind 3 wind farms in the German North Sea to the associated HVDC sea stations. The scope comprises all works, from design, to manufacturing, delivery, and installation, up […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]