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  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Equinor are looking into building what would be the fourth part of Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, whose three phases (A, B and C) are currently under construction. Surveys are now underway at an offshore site where the partners want to develop Dogger Bank D, which would […]

  • 23 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has for the first time used an autonomous, unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to survey its offshore assets. The USV named Tupan, owned and developed by Brazilian start-up Tidewise, inspected Elia’s subsea cables to the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the Belgian North Sea earlier this month. The five-metre vehicle, together […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Technology

    Wind energy generation technology is one of the hottest topics on offshoreWIND.biz year after year and 2022 was no different. Over the past twelve months, various updates made headlines, from upgrades to existing platforms and rolling out new models to securing pilot projects for novel designs. Further below, you can find an overview of our […]

  • 13 July 2022
    Environment, R&D

    Rise Light & Power has announced plans to redevelop its 2,480 MW Ravenswood Generating Station in New York City into a renewable energy hub that can integrate offshore wind, upstate wind, and solar into the city’s electric grid. Located on a 27-acre waterfront site in Long Island City, Queens, the Ravenswood Generating Station is currently […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has awarded Semco Maritime a five-year service contract for the offshore substation at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. From 2022 to 2027, Semco Maritime will perform service assignments at the offshore platform northeast of Rügen island in Germany. The company’s scope of work will include scheduled and […]

  • 28 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Korean Register (KR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) for technical cooperation in the development and construction of offshore wind projects. One of the projects that KEPCO is currently working on is a 2.7 GW offshore wind farm which the company plans to build by 2029, near the […]

  • 17 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Windkraft GmbH has issued a contract notice for the supply and servicing of wind turbines for three wind farm projects offshore Germany. The three projects, Vattenfall Atlantis 1, Global Tech II, and Vattenfall Sandbank 2, are located in the German North Sea, in the N-7.2, N-6.6, and N-6.7 zones. The contract is expected to […]

  • 9 June 2022
    Authorities, R&D

    The Netherlands is looking into whether areas of the North Sea could be used simultaneously for offshore wind and carbon capture and storage (CCS) developments. According to a study performed by Fugro, offshore wind farms and CCS projects in the Dutch sector of the North Sea can coexist; however, safety of such future developments needs […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has signed a firm contract and conditional order with EnBW for the delivery of wind turbines for the He Dreiht offshore wind farm, and has contracted Cadeler to install 64 of its 15 MW units at the project site in the German part of the North Sea. The contract with Cadeler is also a […]

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

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) plans to publish a call for tenders for geotechnical investigations at IJmuiden Ver V and VI offshore wind sites around the end of June 2022. Together with the two sites, the agreement with a successful tenderer will also include two other investigation areas, which RVO did not specify in its […]

  • 6 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has contracted China-based Dajin Heavy Industry for the supply of 48 XXL monopile foundations for the Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland that will comprise up to 85 wind turbines and two substations. The steel cutting for the first monopile has already started, Dajin Heavy Industry said, which signed a capacity reservation agreement […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of 28 XXL monopiles for 27 wind turbines and one substation of the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm is about to begin as DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Orion has arrived at the Port of Roenne, the project’s storage and marshaling port. According to available AIS data, Orion arrived at the port this […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Parkwind is entering the offshore wind market in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, and has made its first move outside of Europe by naming a country manager in the two countries. The Belgium-based offshore wind developer, which says its move reflects the high potential in the region, has appointed Peter Lars Spencer as country manager […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Parkwind have signed a long term power purchase arrangement (PPA) under which RWE Supply & Trading GmbH will procure the electricity production from the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. The German energy company intends to sell the electricity and guarantees-of-origin to its large industrial and municipal customers. The Northwester 2 wind farm will consist […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Supply & Trading and Ineos have entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. RWE signed a long-term PPA with project developer Parkwind last year with plans to sell the electricity and guarantees-of-origin to its large industrial and municipal customers. Under the terms of the […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 962t Northwester 2 offshore high voltage substation has been installed at the project site off the Belgian coast. According to Parkwind, Scaldis’ crane vessel Gulliver installed the topside onto its monopile foundation yesterday morning at the site some 50km off the coast. The offshore substation will be connected to Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first monopile foundation on the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea, Parkwind, the majority owner and the developer of the project, said. The first of the 23 foundations was installed at the site on 30 July, within one month […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Northwester NV, the developer of Belgian Northwester 2 offshore wind farm, has awarded Bladt Industries with an EPCI contract for the project’s offshore substation, under which Bladt – with its partners Semco Maritime and ISC – is in charge of designing, building and installing the substation. 

  • 18 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has completed the installation of all monopile foundations at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project, a spokesperson from Parkwind told Offshore WIND. According to Parkwind, Vole au vent completed the installation of all 23 monopiles on 13 November and is currently preparing for the installation of turbines. […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has completed the installation of MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines at the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 14 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project has delivered its first power. According to Parkwind, the turbine began supplying electricity to the Belgian grid over the weekend. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which will […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Northwester 2 has selected the French cable specialist Nexans to provide an export cable system for the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 18 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project in Belgium. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines, making it the first wind farm to feature this turbine model. According to MHI Vestas, all major turbine components have been assembled and pre-commissioned […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Northwester 2 offshore wind farm is fully operational, with all 23 MHI Vestas 9.5 MW turbines supplying power to the Belgian grid. Northwester 2 is the first to use the V164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which now supply green energy via Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm has left Bladt Industries’ facility in Aalborg, Denmark, and is on its way towards the project site in Belgium. Bladt designed, built and assembled the substation with its partners Semco Maritime and ISC under a contract won in May last year. The 235t transformer was installed on […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Northwester 2 has reached the official close of financial agreements with all key stakeholders and banks for the construction of the 219MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.