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  • 15 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Aibel has contracted Heerema Marine Contractors to transport and install two HVDC offshore converter platforms for the Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. The work will include transporting and installing two jacket foundations, eight skirt piles, and two topsides. The contract was signed after Ørsted was allocated a Contract for Difference (CfD) by […]

  • 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. […]

  • 1 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based Cadeler has signed an agreement with its compatriot Ørsted to carry out the installation of turbine foundations at the Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. The project will be Cadeler’s first use of its F-class foundation installation vessel that is being built by COSCO Heavy Industries in China. Offshore installation for the […]

  • 17 May 2016
    R&D

    DONG Energy  has awarded Clinton, a Swedish marine survey company, a contract for a geophysical survey at the Hornsea Project Three site, so a more accurate geophysical baseline for the project area can be established. Clinton Marine Survey’s CEO, Martin Wikmar said: “This is the right step in our long term plan and also a high quality mark for our […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessel (CTV), Eden Rose, has completed its latest charter contracts for Dogger Bank and Hornsea offshore wind farm sites, where it supported upgrade works on met mast monitoring equipment. According to Tidal Transit, Eden Rose’s deployment on the two projects, which included five visits to the sites, has given the company a chance to prove […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Hellenic Cables has signed a contract with Ørsted for the supply of inter-array cables for the 2.85 GW Hornsea Three offshore wind farm in the UK. The company will deliver some 262 kilometres of cables, which covers approximately 50 per cent of the overall wind farm requirements. Under the contract, the Greek cable manufacturer will […]

  • 31 December 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Sea Installer has left the Port of Hull loaded with the last batch of turbine components to be installed at the 1.32 GW Hornsea Two – soon to be the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation. Sea Installer and Sea Challenger have been transporting the wind farm’s 165 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Havfram Wind for the installation of wind turbines at its Hornsea Three offshore wind farm in the UK. The Norwegian company will be using one of its newly built jack-ups for the work, which is scheduled to start in autumn 2026. The 2,852 MW Hornsea Three – which, according to Ørsted, is […]

  • 20 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Hornsea Two, soon to be the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation, has generated its first power, Ørsted, the owner and developer of the project, said. When fully operational, Hornsea 2’s 165 8 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines will be capable of generating 1.32 GW of clean electricity – taking the title of ‘world’s […]

  • 18 April 2023
    Vessels

    Norwegian offshore wind services company Havfram Wind has ordered a second wind turbine installation vessel from CIMC-Raffles in China. The order represents the first optional vessel in the existing shipbuilding contract with CIMC-Raffles, and the vessel design will be similar to the first GustoMSC NG-20000X jack-up vessel currently under construction. The latest battery hybrid drive […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    AqualisBraemar LOC Group is acquiring East Point Geo, a UK-based geoscience consultancy in the offshore and onshore renewable energy and oil and gas sectors. AqualisBraemar LOC, which has entered into a definitive agreement to obtain 100 per cent of the share capital of East Point Geo Limited, said that this acquisition would strengthen its geoscience […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Engie and EDP Renewables, have partnered to develop a second ScotWind site of 500 MW east of Shetland, expanding the overall footprint of the Arven offshore wind farm to 2.3 GW. Arven comprises two sites, namely a 1.8 GW project east of the Shetland Islands, […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    The world’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has increased its full-year operating profit (EBITDA) guidance and gross investment guidance following the release of the results for the second quarter of the Fiscal Year 2022. The company’s EBITDA for the first half of the year amounted to DKK 13.044 billion (EUR 1.75 billion), in line with […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Breesea, Soundmark Wind, and Sonningmay Wind, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50 per cent) and AXA IM Alts and Crédit Agricole Assurances (CAA) (jointly 50 per cent), have signed an agreement to sell their offshore transmission assets (OFTO) of Hornsea Two offshore wind farm to Diamond Transmission Partners Hornsea Two Limited (DTP). The transmission […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero has granted development consent to Hornsea Project Four, a 2.6 GW offshore wind farm Ørsted plans to build some 69 kilometres off the Yorkshire Coast. The UK government, in a press release issued on 12 July, stated that Hornsea Four was the 126th Nationally […]

  • 28 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has shortlisted four potential bidders for its next Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) bidding round for three offshore transmission links worth an estimated GBP 2 billion (about EUR 2.3 billion). In the “most valuable” OFTO tender round ever run by Ofgem, a new bidder has joined three others in a competition to own and operate […]

  • 5 November 2010

    SMart Wind, the consortium lead by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, has appointed GL Garrad Hassan to act as Independent Engineer for the first two 500MW projects in the 4GW ‘Hornsea’ zone located off the coast of Yorkshire. Last month the consortium announced it has secured grid connection for the first two 500MW […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) and Equitix have partnered to acquire a minority stake in the 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm in the UK from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The acquisition was backed by investment manager InfraRed Capital Partners Ltd (InfraRed) and operations manager Renewable Energy Systems (RES). The transaction is expected to […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The reduction in the energy supply from the Hornsea One offshore wind farm on 9 August was caused by a lightning strike, an initial report from National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) has revealed. Following the lighting strike, Hornsea One immediately de-loaded from 799MW to 62MW, the report said. The wind farm lost modules 2 […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Located some 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire Coast, the UK, the 1.3 GW Hornsea Two comprises 165 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines and is currently the world’s largest fully commissioned offshore wind farm. Developed by Ørsted, the wind farm has been in full operation since August 2022. Take the virtual reality tour to experience […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed an agreement to divest 50 per cent of its 1.3 GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK to a consortium comprising AXA IM Alts and Crédit Agricole Assurances for GBP 3 billion (approximately EUR 3.6 billion). The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2022, once the […]

  • 2 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted will sell 50 per cent of its Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK and expects to close the 1.3 GW project farm-down this year, the company said in its 2021 annual results. Putting the project in full operation will be slightly delayed due to the impact of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 on […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate closed the examination period for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project yesterday. The Examining Authority now has 3 months to consider the project and make a recommendation to the Secretary of State, who will then have further 3 months to make the decision. Hornsea Project Two, located approximately 89km off the Yorkshire coast, will […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and BP have reached an agreement on the previously disputed overlap area between the Hornsea Four offshore wind farm and the Endurance carbon storage site, developed by the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) that gathers BP, Equinor and TotalEnergies. Quick overview: Ørsted submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the 2.6 GW […]

  • 30 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has completed the divestment of 50 per cent of its 1.3 GW Hornsea Two project, the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation. The developer sold half of the project to a consortium comprising AXA IM Alts, acting on behalf of clients, and Crédit Agricole Assurances. Ørsted announced the Hornsea Two offshore farm-down in […]