Search results for: norfolk boreas

92 results

A list of search results

  • 10 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    COWI has been awarded a contract by Vattenfall for the oversight of the detailed design phase of the onshore cable installation for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract, COWI will review the plans – devised by J. Murphy & Sons – to install 60 kilometres of cables […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Switzerland-headquartered Allseas has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation (T&I) of Norfolk Boreas high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station in the UK. The contract was awarded by Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy which are responsible for Boreas’ engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of HVDC onshore and offshore substations and connection […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s DP2 geotechnical drill ship Fugro Scout has commenced a site characterisation campaign at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind sites. The data from the four-month geotechnical investigations will be used for ground modelling for the two offshore wind farms, located more than 40 kilometres off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The work […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Vattenfall has named Siemens Gamesa the Preferred Supplier of wind turbines for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas and the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farms offshore Norfolk, UK. The agreement includes the potential deployment of the new SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines and a multi-year Service agreement. The agreement is subject to the UK […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has called on local businesses in East Anglia, UK, interested in joining the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project to register online with the company, advising “it’s important to start early”. The Swedish company is at the early stages of developing the Norfolk Vanguard. The project, if consented, is scheduled to start construction and operation […]

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

    Vattenfall has appointed Havfram Wind as the preferred supplier for the installation of wind turbines on Vattenfall’s Norfolk projects in the United Kingdom. The agreement covers transport and installation works over a period of three years, utilizing one of Havfram Wind`s newbuild NG20000X jack-up wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) with a 3,200-ton crane. The work […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Environment

    APEM has completed seabird and marine mammal surveys at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK.

  • 9 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After recently being selected to provide export cables for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm, DEME Offshore and LS Cable & System have now also signed a contract with Vattenfall for the same work on the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm, both in the UK. The consortium will be responsible for the […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions to deliver grid connection infrastructure for the 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions will be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) onshore and offshore substations and […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The decision of the UK Secretary of State to grant the application for development consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm has been quashed following an order issued by the High Court on 18 February. Based on the ruling in the Norfolk Vanguard Judicial Review, the Secretary of State, which granted development consent for […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to soon commence a geophysical and geotechnical site survey at Vattenfall’s Norfolk offshore wind projects in the North Sea. Fugro Discovery will be deployed over the survey area starting on or around 1 August, with the activities set to be completed by the end of November. The 70-metre long vessel will be […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the developer of two of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast, is in talks with Peel Ports to invest in the port at Great Yarmouth.

  • 26 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hellenic Cables has signed an agreement with the Swedish energy company Vattenfall to supply inter-array cables for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK. Under the agreement, the Greek cable manufacturer will provide approximately 850 kilometres of aluminium cables which will be used to connect the wind turbines to the offshore substation. “The Norfolk […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has invited local businesses to register their interest in the projects and provide more information about what they can do, especially installing onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 12 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the decision deadline for a Development Consent Order (DCO) related to Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project. The Secretary of State originally had until 10 December to issue a DCO decision. The statement confirming the new deadline for a decision […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published maps showing a reduced number of search areas identified as potential locations for onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Haven Seariser 2 jack-up vessel has been deployed off the Norfolk coast in the UK to collect seabed data for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects. The work, along with other surveys currently being carried out, will shape the design of what will become one of the world’s largest wind farms. […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has confirmed the dates of the March round of public engagement days for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project.

  • 30 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall will submit a planning application for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate in 2018, with hope it will obtain an irrevocable consent in early 2020.  If all processes run as smoothly as expected and a final investment decision is taken, offshore construction can start in the early 2020s, according to Ruari Lean, […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities

    The UK Secretary of State has accepted for examination Vattenfall’s application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.

  • 17 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is looking at using wind turbines with a capacity of between 7MW and 20MW at its proposed 1,800MW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 21 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is increasing the capacity for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone off the UK from 3.6 GW to over 4.2 GW, meaning that an additional 700,000 homes will be powered by the zone, the energy company said. This will take place with no extra impact for local residents, with its construction taking place within existing […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    APEM has undertaken an aerial survey to assist Vattenfall in identifying an onshore cable corridor for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 10 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded planning consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm. The wind farm, which could produce enough electricity to power almost 2 million UK homes, will also bring significant community and skills investment directly into Norfolk, Vattenfall said. With consent now granted, work will […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK green energy supplier Octopus Energy Group has announced that it will invest, through its generation arm, USD 20 billion (about GBP 15 billion) into offshore wind by 2030. The company said that this will go towards the generation of 12 GW of renewable electricity a year, enough to power 10 million homes. Octopus is targeting projects […]

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

    Vattenfall has awarded J. Murphy & Sons with a GBP 2.5 million contract to deliver early works for the onshore cable installation scope of the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone project. The UK engineering and construction company is also the preferred bidder for the future construction works contract. J. Murphy & Sons early works will include […]