Search results for: Bornholm energy island

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  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark has given a go-ahead for the development of the energy islands, and the second of the three 1 GW offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018. The 1 GW offshore wind project will be developed at the Hesselø zone in the Baltic Sea and is expected to be commissioned by 2027. The […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet is seeking environmental engineering consultancy services for the energy islands and the accompanying offshore wind farms in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The scope of work covers a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and environmental investigations for the two energy islands and the wind farms. The tender remains open […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Technology, Vessels

    The first ship ever sailed to the future energy island in the Danish North Sea on Monday, 3 May. MMT’s Relume will undertake seabed mapping at the site which will ensure that the construction of the energy island and the hundreds of wind turbines takes place in a technically sustainable way, Energinet said. In the […]

  • 6 May 2011

      Two developers want the same approximately 45 square miles of ocean as a place for wind farms, a federal agency said Tuesday. In December, Providence-based Deepwater Wind and Massachusetts-based Neptune Wind told the U.S. Department of Interior they were interested in leasing an area roughly between Block Island and Martha’s Vineyard. But Neptune never […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Kriegers Flak, soon to become Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm in operation, has delivered the first power to the Danish grid, Vattenfall said. The first power comes days after the first of the 72 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines was installed in the Baltic Sea. The jack-up in charge of transporting the wind turbines […]

  • 24 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the financial close on the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, Vestas has secured a firm order for Parkwind’s first project in Germany, which will also be the first to use a new floating installation method to erect the wind turbines. Under the contract with Parkwind, Vestas will deliver 27 of its 9.5 MW […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a call for pre-qualification to bid for the construction of wind farms in six areas off the Danish coast. A maximum of 200 MW could be proposed for each area, except the one off the island of Bornholm, where a project of up to 50 MW is planned. The country aims to install […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Hong Kong Government proposes to allow the Hongkong Electric Company, Limited to carry out offshore ground investigation works involving borehole drilling and soil sampling at the sea-bed of 35 locations situated about 3.5 kilometres southwest of Lamma Island. The works are part of the feasibility study on utilising wind energy for power generation at […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans Deutschland has won a contract to supply 76 kilometres of subsea energy cables to E.ON for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm. The cables, which will be manufactured in Nexans’ Hanover plant, are designed for operation at 33 kV and will serve as the internal cabling for the wind farm which is to be built between the […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Denmark’s Rønne Harbour on the Island of Bornholm is ready to receive the wind turbines for Vattenfall’s 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm after completing the necessary upgrades. The Rønne Harbour was selected as the departure point for the 72 Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines in June 2018. To enable the project execution, Rønne Havn A/S started port upgrades […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has stated that an announcement on the “latest milestone in commercial wind energy planning and leasing in the area of mutual interest offshore of Rhode Island and Massachusetts” will be made on Friday afternoon. Two senior officials who will make the announcement are BOEM Deputy Director, Walter Cruickshank, and […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Grid Connection

    Energinet and 50hertz have officially inaugurated the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS). Kriegers Flak CGS connects the Danish region of Zealand with the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania via the 605 MW Kriegers Flak and 288 MW Baltic 2 offshore wind farms. It is the world’s first offshore interconnector using the national grid connections of […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea. The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland. Around 200 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 3 GW are expected to be installed in the first phase […]

  • 26 October 2016
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has been awarded a contract by Vineyard Wind, formerly named OffshoreMW, to perform a marine geotechnical site investigation within its wind development lease area south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Fugro’s 105-meter drilling vessel M/V Fugro Synergy will perform the study, which will include numerous seabed CPTs and exploration boreholes, along with sampling and downhole CPTs. […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has won a contract for geotechnical site investigations at the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW) offshore wind farm zone in the Netherlands. The fieldwork will take place from February to May at the 700MW wind farm zone also known as the North of the Wadden Sea Islands. According to Fugro, the project will comprise […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a meeting with Montauk fishermen yesterday to discuss the offshore wind energy leasing process and best management practices. BOEM is examining the impact of the proposed Deepwater Wind’s offshore wind farms on fishery. The offshore wind developer plans to set up four offshore wind farms at the […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro Germany Land GmbH has won a contract to provide geotechnical investigation services, including lab work, in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea from 2019 to 2022. The tender, issued by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)), was divided into three lots: Geotechnical exploration North Sea 2019, Geotechnical exploration Baltic Sea […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has initiated a geotechnical campaign on the 476MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 7 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued early information about tender calls for geotechnical investigations and monitoring services for offshore wind farm areas in the North and Baltic Seas.  According to BSH’s prior notices from the end of December 2018, the tender calls for the provision of the works should be launched this […]

  • 26 April 2013
    R&D

    Study areas for the six Danish sites designated for offshore wind farms are now established and Energinet.dk is ready to initiate feasibility studies and environmental impact assessments (EIA) for offshore wind farms, landfall cables and facilities for connection to the mainland. The six areas include Bornholm, Smålandsfarvandet, Sejerø Bay, Sæby, Vesterhav South and Vesterhav North. […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has launched the geotechnical campaign for the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind project located in the German Baltic Sea. Parkwind has appointed Fugro to perform the soil investigation. The campaign has started with the unexploded ordnance survey and will continue with the cone penetration testing (CPT) and borehole drilling. […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) has issued a call for the provision of geotechnical investigations in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The tender is divided into two lots, the North Sea lot and the Baltic Sea lot. The geotechnical exploration works include drilling, core sampling and […]

  • 27 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm is in place and will deliver the first fossil-free electricity to the Danish grid shortly, Vattenfall said. Once completed, the 605 MW Kriegers Flak will comprise 72 8 MW Siemens Gamesa turbines and be the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark. The turbines come with […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has sent a draft permit for preliminary offshore and onshore studies related to the Hesselø offshore wind project for consultation with the relevant authorities. The feasibility study permit will give the transmission system operator Energinet, which is to be responsible for the investigations, the right to collect relevant information about the […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    SSE has re-issued a contract notice for offshore and nearshore geotechnical survey works at the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 25 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables Offshore Limited has issued a contract notice for the provision of geotechnical surveys works at Arklow Bank in the Irish Sea. The offshore and nearshore geotechnical surveys will be carried out off the coast of county Wicklow, Ireland, to gather sufficient geotechnical data to support the preliminary design, and in part the detailed design, […]