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  • 14 March 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will boost the capacity of its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1, by upgrading the 3.6MW turbines to produce more power and by installing an additional turbine. Initially planned 77 Siemens’ turbines would have produced 277MW of electricity, but with the optimization of turbines and adding one more, the capacity of Borkum […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the first MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbine at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea on 5 May.

  • 14 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s ST3 Offshore has sent off the last shipment of suction bucket jacket foundations built for Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 22 January 2014

    The first of 77 foundations has been installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany representing 277 MW when complete. With the beginning of the year 2014 the construction work continued at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German North Sea, after installation of the offshore substation in the summer 2013. Around 37 […]

  • 24 February 2011

    DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German part of the North Sea. The construction will represent a total investment of approximately EUR 1 ¼ billion. Borkum Riffgrund 1 will consist of up to 89 3.6 MW turbines from Siemens Wind Power with a total capacity of […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first out of a total of 20 suction bucket jacket foundations at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 25 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Thailand’s Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited has officially taken over the 50 per cent stake in the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm from Global Infrastructure Partners. In July, Gulf acquired 50 per cent shares of Borkum Riffgrund 2 Investor Holding (BKR2) through its subsidiary Gulf International Holding (GIH) which entered into a share […]

  • 17 November 2014

    At the end of July all foundations were in place at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1, located 54km off the  German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum and at the end of September, the innovative Suction Bucket Jacket test foundation was also installed. The 850t weighing foundation, consisting of a 3-legged jacket structure on top […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Authorities

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency has approved 97 wind turbines in German North Sea. 97 wind turbines are planned for the 43 square kilometers area. Dong Energy will build BR2 as the second phase of BR1. Borkum Riffgrund 1 will consist of up to 89 turbines with 3.6MW capacity each from Siemens Wind Power […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s jack-up Innovation has arrived at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea to install the first suction bucket jacket foundations.

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has awarded Ørsted the right to build an additional 551.75MW offshore wind capacity in the German North Sea.

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy’s 312MW offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 has encountered an obstacle, as Siemens cannot deliver the 77 wind turbines on time, Danish media reported. The 4 MW turbine is an upgraded version of Siemens’ bestseller 3.6 MW, which was originally slated to be used at Borkum Riffgrund 1. In the spring, Dong announced […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum Fachhochschule Kiel GmbH (R&D centre of Kiel University of Applied Sciences) has won a contract to continue operating the FINO1 research platform in the German North Sea. The contract was awarded to FuE-Zentrum FH Kiel by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). BMWi is extending the operational life of […]

  • 7 March 2011

    Denmark-based energy group Dong Energy is to build the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German part of the North Sea. The construction will represent a total investment of approximately €1.25 billion. Construction work is expected to start in 2013 with first power production in 2014. The wind farm will be situated in […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has revealed the factors behind the decision to place two zero subsidy bids in the first round of offshore wind auctions in Germany. As reported earlier, the Bundesnetzagentur awarded DONG the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea with a combined capacity of 590MW. For two of the projects – […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has loaded and transported the third set of MHI Vestas wind turbine components from the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark to the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea. The vessel has so far installed eight out of the 56 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at the […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a new agreement with Jutlandia Terminal covering loading of the V164-8.0 MW wind turbines onto installation vessels at the Port of Esbjerg.

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea totaling 590MW capacity, with two of the projects accepted with bids for zero Euros per MWh.

  • 29 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first important milestone in the installation of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 Offshore Wind Farm has been achieved: The installation of the offshore substation for the wind farm in the North Sea is completed. “Though we have more than 20 years’ experience in offshore wind, it’s a very special moment,” said Christoph Mertens, Senior Director […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the approval from the German consenting authority ‘Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie’ (BSH), DONG Energy placed an order with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 project, marking the largest ever order for the wind turbine manufacturer.

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported an 18% increase in earnings from its offshore wind farms in operation in the first half of 2019, to DKK 5.9 billion (circa EUR 790.6 million), due to the ramp-up at the Hornsea Project One, Borkum Riffgrund 2 and Walney Extension offshore wind farms. Offshore and onshore wind power generation increased by 45% […]

  • 24 November 2015

    French offshore wind projects French transmission system operator RTE France has awarded ABB with a $25m contract to supply nine 400MVA booster transformers and accompanying services, which will help regulate the voltage of power transmitted from four large-scale offshore wind projects. ABB will deliver the transformers in 2017 and 2020. The four French offshore wind […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern left Esbjerg on 26 August with the final four MHI Vestas 8MW turbines for Borkum Riffgrund II. According to the vessel’s AIS data, Bold Tern is now at the construction site. 

  • 2 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The barges and coasters carrying jacket foundations and suction buckets to be installed on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea have started arriving at the port of Cuxhaven.

  • 2 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels

    TenneT has selected Seafox to provide an accommodation jack-up barge for operations on DolWin Alpha and DolWin Gamma offshore platforms in Germany. The transmission system operator (TSO) was looking for an offshore jack-up barge that could accommodate up to 47 persons on board (POBs) in single cabin occupancy, with direct access to the DolWin Alpha […]

  • 23 April 2017

    Portuguese Company Ramping Up for Offshore Wind Portugal-based ASM Energia is reportedly planning on increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector and has chosen the port of Aveiro as a location for its new EUR 25 million plant that would accommodate the production of foundations. Dutch Plan Offshore Wind Mission to China Holland Home […]