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  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    To remind you of just how interesting the first half of 2017 was, the Offshore WIND editorial staff compiled a list of the most read articles published during first six months of this year. Even though the industry has been notably active since the beginning of July as well, our team has decided to set the time parameter to end with 30 June and thus provide a new overview in addition to our annual Offshore ReWIND.

  • 1 March 2012

    PD Ports has been appointed as the main construction logistics hub at the Port of Hartlepool for the Teesside Offshore Windfarm Project. Over the next seven months, the Port of Hartlepool will be the focal point for all materials and components to be installed in the new wind farm being developed by EDF Energy Renewables. […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian power company Northland Power Inc. has opened an offshore wind operations hub in Germany.

  • 3 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    All 32 turbine foundations for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm have been installed at the construction site some 45 kilometers north of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea. “We are right on schedule with the construction of the offshore wind farm. We were able to compensate for the […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: The installation of the first wind turbine at RWE’s Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm.   The rotor blades for the Senvion 6MW wind turbine were not preassembled into a rotor spider, but were fitted to the hub at the Nordsee Ost construction site at sea.  The Nordsee Ost offshore wind […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Norwegian oil and gas major Aker BP has tabled a proposal to power the NOAKA project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf with electricity from shore combined with offshore wind.

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    BLG and EUROGATE have jointly with AREVA Wind developed a logistics concept for handling, storage and assembly of rotor stars for the Global Tech I offshore wind park approximately 110 km off Germany’s North Sea coast. Overall responsibility for this project lies with BLG, which today signed the contract with AREVA Wind. In the search […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dale Power Solutions of Scarborough, which makes and services uninterrupted power systems and generators, is the latest company to join Hull-based Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA), as the company is targeting the Humber region because of its increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Mark Carter, business support manager at Dale Power, said there was endless […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Trianel has produced first power from its 200MW Borkum West offshore wind farm located in the North Sea. The first turbine was commissioned on Sunday and is now undergoing trial operation. “After the permanent power connection was successfully established by the substation DolWin Alpha in December, the first plant is now in trial operation,” said […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Ocean Energy Limited, Ireland’s leading wave energy company, is working with Wave Hub, the world’s largest grid connected offshore marine energy test site, to deploy its technology at the site later this year. Cork-based Ocean Energy, in collaboration with its partner Dresser-Rand, one of the largest global suppliers of custom-engineered rotating equipment solutions, expects to […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The last few days have been challenging for the installation teams of RWE’s offshore wind farms. The last of the 160 wind turbines has now been installed successfully off the Welsh coast, and cabling and commissioning works continue at pace to ensure the wind farm becomes fully operational this winter. The construction of the German […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is investigating whether it could use Wave Hub, the world’s largest wave energy test site, to accommodate floating offshore wind turbines as part of a demonstration project valued at over £25 million. Plans for the offshore wind floating system demonstration project, which would open up new areas off the coast […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    BigLift’s heavy load carrier Big Sky has arrived in the Port of Eemshaven in the Netherlands loaded with the first six of the sixty-six GE Haliade nacelles to be installed on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 1 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 252 MW Seastar offshore wind farm in Belgium has been connected to Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). Seastar is part of the 487 MW SeaMade project which comprises 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. The connection of the wind farm marks the completion of the MOG located 40km off Belgium’s coast. The switching platform […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    DONG Energy has signed an Agreement for Lease with the government of the Isle of Man to explore the possibility of developing a wind farm in Manx waters off the north east coast of the island. The agreement with the Isle of Man’s Department of Infrastructure will enable DONG to carry out preliminary surveys to determine the practicality […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dale Power Solutions of Scarborough, which makes and services uninterrupted power systems and generators, is the latest company to join Hull-based Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA), as the company is targeting the Humber region because of its increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Mark Carter, business support manager at Dale Power, said there was […]

  • 13 January 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    TenneT Offshore GmbH eyes subsea cable installation contractor. The contractor will be in charge of establishing a grid connection between an onshore transformer substation and one or several offshore Wind farms located in the offshore wind farm cluster BorWin on the North Sea. The services include in particular the financing, design, construction, planning and maintenance […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    During the development of its new Offshore Transformer Module (OTM), Siemens team “threw away the rulebook” and got the weight down, because stripping the weight means stripping the costs. It removes the need for specialised heavy-lift vessels and allows using vessels already deployed on the field to install turbine foundations. 

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Belgian consortium behind Rentel NV has officially signed a contract with Siemens for the supply and the 17-year servicing and maintenance of 42 7MW offshore wind turbines. The signing of the contract follows the announcement made in October 2015 that Rentel chose Siemens as the preferred turbine supplier for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm in the Belgian North […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has agreed on a GBP 25 million, thirty-year deal with the Port of Lowestoft to act as a construction and operations hub for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. Following discussions with Associated British Ports, ScottishPower Renewables will utilise the Port of Lowestoft as its construction management base for East Anglia ONE, […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In a record time of less than three weeks after  grid connection of the Riffgat offshore wind farm, the energy company EWE has put all 30 wind turbines into operation. “Since the beginning of this week, the turbines are able to feed a maximum of 108 megawatts of power to the grid and supply 120,000 […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The first construction phase in the DanTysk offshore wind park project, run by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) [Munich City Utilities], is now underway with the construction of the wind park’s substation. The substation is being constructed in the Netherlands, not far from Rotterdam, as part of a joint venture SHJV with the specialist company […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The first sets of wind turbine towers, blades, hubs and nacelles have arrived into the Port of Mostyn for installation at RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. The Siemens 3.6 megawatt turbine components arrived on board a RoRo ferry, SeaTruck Pace, from Denmark on Friday (18th Jan). The three sets of complete […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The low winning bids for the Borssele offshore wind farms in the most recent tender rounds in the Netherlands were partly due to the fact that ”wind farm developers have the security of having TenneT as the designated offshore grid operator”, the transmission systems operator said.

  • 10 October 2017

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference, chaired by Mike Blanch – Associate Director at BVG Associates – started with this morning’s session called “Future forecast: reading the map”, which addressed the path and challenges on the offshore wind road towards 2023, as well as up to 2050 and beyond. 

  • 1 July 2016

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Where Does Brexit Leave Offshore Wind? With the UK referendum result to leave the European Union, […]