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  • 14 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    UK-based unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management company, Ordtek, has signed a three-year framework agreement with TenneT. The contract covers services to be delivered for the German Bight wind farm zone in the North Sea. Ordtek said it would be providing UXO consultancy services and client representation ahead of offshore power cable and platform installation operations […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch-German grid operator TenneT has awarded Prysmian Group with a three-year service level agreement covering reactive maintenance operations of its HVAC and HVDC submarine and land assets. “We are delighted to support TenneT in fulfilling its asset management strategy, designed to reduce to the minimum the cable downtime during the asset lifetime. This award confirms the […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Singapore-based Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured a contract an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a vessel which will work in the offshore renewable energy industry. The deal is valued at approximately SGD 600 million (around EUR 375 million). Aside from the contract announcement and the estimated value, Keppel has not disclosed any […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Grid Connection

    Eleven offshore grid connection systems with a joint capacity of 6,232MW for offshore wind energy transmission from sea to land have now been connected to the German power grid by transmission system operator TenneT. “With this, TenneT has now almost entirely achieved the federal government’s expansion goal of having 6,500 megawatts of offshore wind capacity […]

  • 14 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded the Norwegian offshore service company Aibel, in partnership with Hitachi Energy, with an EPCI contract for two platforms for the Hornsea 3 project in the UK sector of the North Sea. Under the contract, Aibel will be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation in the delivery of two HVDC converter platforms. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT issued its inaugural EUR 500 million Green Schuldschein, a type of privately-placed German debt similar to a bond, which will serve to finance DolWin 1, 2 and 3 projects. The offer with an initial volume of EUR 300 million was more than two times oversubscribed, which allowed TenneT to upsize to an overall issuance volume of […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Grid Connection

    ABB has installed DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea. The 320-kilovolt converter station, housed on an offshore platform, has a 916 megawatts (MW) power transmission capacity, making it the world’s most powerful installation of its kind, enough to power more than 1,000,000 households with clean energy. The offshore […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Grid Connection

    DC Netz BorWin5 GmbH is seeking contractors for 2 separate windfarm projects – BorWin5 and DolWin4. BorWin5: System for transmission of electric power (approximately 900 MW) between offshore wind farms in the cluster BorWin and a grid connection point on land. In particular, the transmission power, the losses, the availability and compliance with the Grid […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    The topside of the DolWin gamma offshore converter station has sailed out of the Nordic Yard facility in Rostock to the German North Sea, TenneT reports.

  • 19 May 2015

    TenneT will hold a converter station Open Day in Heede on Saturday, May 23, when three converter stations for grid connection projects DolWin1, DolWin2 and DolWin3 will be visited. TenneT has realized a total of twelve offshore grid connection projects, six of which are already in operation, two more are expected to follow in 2015, and the […]

  • 29 June 2021
    Grid Connection

    Offshore cable-laying work to link the DolWin6 grid connection in the North Sea to the German grid has started, TenneT said. The cable-laying work follows an unexploded ordnance removal campaign where a total of twelve UXOs identified along the sea cable route were removed in May 2021. The 39-kilometre export cable section is expected to […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The DolWin kappa offshore platform, part of the DolWin6 grid connection project, has sailed out from the Dragados shipyard in Cádiz, Spain, and is en route to the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. After three years of construction, the platform was loaded on the transport barge Iron Lady on 5 August and headed to […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced its second EUR 1 billion Green Bond issue to finance the transmission system operator’s offshore wind-related projects.  The EUR 1bn dual tranche (10 and 20 year) bond issue, each sized at EUR 500 million with coupons of 1.000% and 1.875% respectively, has been issued with the support of five banks, Barclays […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The DolWin gamma offshore platform is ready to sail out to the German North Sea after completing all the necessary testing at the Nordic Yard facility in Rostock, according to General Electric (GE).

  • 10 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued two invitations to tender for the DolWin3 offshore grid connection. The first one is for the manufacture, supply and installation of an AC submarine cable system (including compensation, fibre optic cable, secondary equipment, cable performance, etc.) between an offshore wind farm and Cluster 2, designed for a transmission capacity of approximately 450MW and a voltage level […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Grid Connection

    The topside of the DolWin gamma offshore converter station has been installed next to the DolWin alpha in the German part of the North Sea, according to TenneT.

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    GE Grid GmbH has awarded OIS Offshore Industrie Service and Green Wind Offshore, gathered around the ARGE O&M Project, with a contract to provide maintenance for the 900MW DolWin3 offshore grid connection system.

  • 22 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Allseas’ installation vessel Pioneering Spirit has installed the foundation structure for the DolWin kappa offshore platform in the German North Sea, according to TenneT’s latest social media post. After three years of construction, the platform sailed out from the Dragados shipyard in Spain on 5 August and was en route to the Port of Rotterdam […]

  • 4 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    MENCK, part of Acteon, has signed a contract with Allseas to deliver pile-driving and handling equipment for the installation of TenneT’s DolWin kappa offshore converter platform, the centerpiece of the DolWin6 offshore grid project in the German North Sea. A submersible MHU 3500S hydraulic hammer, capable of driving monopiles and smaller sized piles, will be […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The self-elevating platform JB-117 has been deployed on the DolWin 3 project  in Germany to provide crane support and accommodation services during the float over, installation, hook up and commission of the DolWin gamma converter station topside. Offshore Marine Contractors were appointed by Jack-Up Barge to provide assistance with the mobilisation of JB-117.

  • 17 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has cut the first steel for the DolWin kappa offshore converter platform, the centerpiece of the 900MW DolWin6 HVDC connection. Spain’s Dragados Offshore is responsible for the design, supply, construction, transportation and installation of the DolWin kappa platform and the accompanying jacket foundation. Siemens will supply the entire technology for the […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced another Green Bond issue under its green bond program of EUR 1 billion.

  • 24 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has started construction work in Emden, Germany at the site of the onshore converter station which will be part of the DolWin6 grid connection. The foundation work for the converter station in Emden will continue over the next six months with one thousand piles up to 24 metres long being drilled into the […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Grid Connection

    GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has completed upgrades on the offshore converter platform DolWin gamma in the German North Sea. The upgrades included enhancements to the valves and control system, which now, in addition to improving the overall performance of the grid connection system, also reduce maintenance, GE said. Located approximately 80km offshore, DolWin3 with the […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    At Easter Sunday two separate decks of TenneT’s 80 metres high offshore converter platform were successfully mounted on each other in the yard of Heerema Factory Group in Zwijndrecht. The platform of Dolwin1 is currently being built by Heerema Factory Group, subcontractor of TenneT’s main contractor ABB. The HVDC Light converter platform will be installed […]