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  • 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.

  • 13 August 2012

    This is key to a responsible realisation of the Energiewende” says Lex Hartman, Director Corporate Development of TSO TenneT. “After all, the German ambition implies building one turbine every day.” The recent Atomausstieg and the subsequent Energiewende brought about a revolution in the German offshore wind sector. Over the next ten years, 13GW of offshore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has opened a tender for ground investigation work to be performed offshore Germany, where the transmission system operator (TSO) will install the BorWin kappa offshore converter platform as part of the BorWin6 offshore grid connection. The TSO is looking to award a contract for the execution of main ground investigation for a specific type of […]

  • 27 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Energy will supply its control system for EnBW’s He Dreiht project, the first time Siemens Energy will deliver its system, which has already been established in conventional power plants, for an offshore wind farm, according to the company. Along with the control technology for switchgear and secondary systems, the company is supplying the central […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    8.2 France has been appointed to carry out quality monitoring of the assembly of the nacelles, the e-stack, and pre-assembly at the logistics hub in the port area for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The company, which started its three-year contract back in April 2020, has deployed three experts and two engineers full-time for the […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Grid Connection

    Alstom participated in the €30 million Ocean Lider project focused on the integration of marine energy sources into the grid via efficient technologies and solutions. Findings confirm that FACTS (Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems) and HVDC (High-Voltage Direct Current) will be key to meeting the technical, economic and environmental requirements of operators. The aim of […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    In the first six months of 2012 TenneT realised a steady growth (underlying) of revenue and profit in both the Netherlands and Germany. Underlying revenue amounted to EUR 842 million (EUR 816 million reported revenue), with underlying growth both in the Netherlands (23%) and in Germany (28%). Underlying operating profit for this period was EUR […]

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and the Chinese shipbuilder CIMC Raffles (Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop offshore wind projects in the Yellow Sea, off China’s Shandong province. The Norway-based energy major has confirmed to OffshoreWIND.biz that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly tap into the offshore wind opportunities […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Leading manufacturer of major maritime projects, Nordic Yards, has signed a contract to construct an offshore transformer platform. The client, Alstom, with whom Nordic Yards will be working for the first time, was awarded the tender by transmission grid operator TenneT Offshore GmbH. DolWin gamma is the fourth HVDC transformer platform (High Voltage Direct Current) […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine has been awarded the full contract to supply a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system for RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm. Located in the North Sea 195 kilometers off the coast of the North East of England, Sofia will be able […]

  • 20 July 2015

    Borkum Riffgrund 1 Turbine installation work is ongoing at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. The installation, performed by A2SEA’s SEA INSTALLER, reached half way in mid-March. The first of the 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed back in August 2014 and the first electricity was already produced mid-February. […]

  • 5 March 2017

    Times are changing in the offshore energy market. Investments in the oil & gas industry are low, while development and investments in offshore renewable energy are high and very much increasing. The shallow waters of the North Sea area, in particular, show an increasing level of investments in renewable energy and more specifically, in wind energy.

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Electricity transporter and high-voltage grid operator TenneT has again made huge efforts in 2012 to strengthen and expand its grids in the Netherlands and Germany. Revenues and profit increased in accordance with this growth. In 2012 TenneT invested EUR 1.6 billion. By doing this TenneT is facilitating the further sustainability of energy supplies and the […]

  • 9 October 2013

    When the ‘battle of the currents’ ended in the late 19th century with Westinghouse and the AC lobby victorious over Edison’s DC lobby, AC became the dominant means for transmission of electrical power; a method which was to remain dominant for over a century. AC, with the ability for stepping the voltage up or down […]

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