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  • 5 August 2015

    DolWin beta platform sailed out on Aug 1, 2015 from Haugesund, Norway on its way to the German North Sea. It will house the converter station for the DolWin2 HVDC link, of which ABB is in charge. The link will have the capacity to transmit 916 megawatts (MW) of clean power into the German grid. DolWin […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    SeaTerra GmbH has completed investigation of 278 objects and removal of eight unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets from the DolWin3 cable route in the German part of the North Sea. Commissioned by the transmission system operator TenneT, SeaTerra GmbH recently examined and cleared numerous metal objects from the future DolWin3 cable route between Emden and the […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Alstom and Nordic Yards have installed two 700 MVA power transformers on the DolWin3 converter platform based in the Warnemüde shipyard in Germany, operated by Nordic Yards. The transformers were designed and built by Alstom specifically for the DolWin3 converter project at its Mönchengladbach plant in Germany. During routine inspections, one transformer can continue to […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Grid Connection

    DolWin beta, the offshore HVDC platform that will connect three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea, arrived in Haugesund last night, carried by Dockwise’s heavy-lift ship Mighty Servant 1. DolWin beta was built by Dubai Drydocks World, which was subcontracted by Aibel AS. Aibel developed the platform jointly with ABB, main contractor for TenneT’s Dolwin2 project. […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    Spanish steel fabricator Tecade has shipped off the final leg extensions manufactured for the DolWin6 offshore platform. The leg extensions were delivered to Dragados Offshore in Puerto Real where they will be integrated into the substation for further shipment to the German North Sea, Tecade said. Tecade’s scope of work includes the manufacture and delivery […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Grid Connection

    On May 18, the topsides of the DolWin alpha converter platform was loaded out from Heerema’s Zwijndrecht fabrication yard at the Drechthaven, located on the river the Oude Maas. This operation marks the start of a journey that the platform will make via Schiedam to its final offshore destination, the DolWin area in German North […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Grid Connection

    Despite delays in converter platform launch, ABB will see DolWin1 wind power connection completed on schedule. Thomas Schmidt, a spokesman at Zurich-based ABB said for Blumberg that he expects the link to be ready for commissioning by the end of the year. Last year, ABB was charged USD 50 million for delays on the DolWin1 […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Italian subsea cable specialist Prysmian has completed the DolWin3 High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project in the German North Sea. Prysmian had secured this project in February 2013, with a contract awarded by Alstom Grid (now GE Grid GmbH) on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. DolWin3, the third offshore grid […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has commissioned and handed over the DolWin1 offshore wind grid connection to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT. The 800 megawatts (MW) High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link connects offshore wind farms around 75 kilometers off the German coast in the DolWin cluster, with the country’s transmission grid. The DolWin1 grid connection can integrate […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Sabik, a specialist in sea marking for offshore wind farms, has successfully executed the order for buoyage at the construction site of the DolWin beta converter station. Together with Boskalis Offshore, the company deployed four buoys within less than 24 hours. With the completion of the protected area construction of the converter station DolWin beta can […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    Two 685 MVA power transformers have been delivered and installed in the land-based converter station Dörpen West, which is part of the DolWin3 project. The power transformers have been developed, manufactured and tested according to the specific needs of the project at GE’s site in Mönchengladbach. The DolWin3 project, the third network connection in the DolWin wind […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has won the contract to provide helicopter services to the installation site DolWin Gamma, an offshore converter station being installed by Nordic Yards GmbH 50 kilometres north of the island of Borkum.

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission systems operator TenneT Holding B.V. has issued a new, EUR 500 million Green Bond, bringing its total long-term debt in green format to EUR 3 billion. TenneT launched and priced the 17-year Green Bond issue with a coupon of 1.25% with the support of three banks, Lloyds Bank, Rabobank and Royal Bank of Scotland. The company […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Grid Connection

    On June 2, 2011, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) has been awarded a major order by TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT), a German-based transmission network operator, for the supply and installation of 2 x 13 kilometers of 155 kV AC submarine transmission cables. The cable will provide the network connection of the offshore wind park transformer platform […]

  • 10 September 2012

      The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the subsea cable system “DolWin1” for connection of “Borkum West II”,” MEG Offshore 1″ and “Borkum Riffgrund 1” wind farms to the grid. The approval covers the installation and operation of the converter platform “DolWin alpha” and the laying […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from the Dutch-German transmission system operator, TenneT to provide maintenance services for the DolWin2 link bringing power from offshore wind farms, located in the North Sea, to the mainland German grid. This contract follows ABB’s success earlier this year when it won an […]

  • 13 July 2021
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    DEME has completed the laying of the HVDC cable for the DolWin6 offshore grid connection in the German sector of the North Sea, using its LNG-powered, DP3 vessel Living Stone. According to the company, this was the first time a cable laying vessel installed cables while running on LNG. The 900 MW transmission link DolWin6, […]

  • 11 August 2015

    ABB has installed the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea, which has a 916 MW power transmission capacity,enough to power more than 1,000,000 households. The offshore converter station is part of the DolWin2 project, which will be operated by transmission system operator TenneT and will connect offshore wind farms in the North […]

  • 5 September 2022
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Transmission system operator TenneT has installed the DolWin kappa offshore platform off the coast of Lower Saxony, Germany. DolWin kappa will be the centrepiece of the 900 MW DolWin6 direct current link, which will bring offshore wind power from the German North Sea to land. After three years of construction in the Spanish port city […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    Multinational energy conglomerate General Electric (GE) is hoping the successful completion of the 900MW DolWin 3 offshore grid connection project will prove a good reference in the company’s future bids for German offshore wind projects, Reuters reports. Germany’s offshore wind sector ”has become very important” to GE, Carlos Haertel, CEO at GE Germany & Austria, was quoted by Reuters […]

  • 26 August 2013

    The DolWin alpha converter platform has been installed in the North Sea. The platform is a crucial part of DolWin1. This offshore direct current grid connection system will have a length of 165 kilometres and a capacity of 800 MW. It is planned to connect three wind farms. The platform was built at Heerema Fabrication […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels

    Dragados Offshore has selected Allseas to install the high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platforms for the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection projects in the German North Sea. Under the contract, the company will be responsible for the transportation and single-lift installation of two 900 MW converter stations for the transmission of wind-generated power. […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Grid Connection

    For the connection of the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 with the offshore converter platform DolWin alpha via two parallel 155 kV AC submarine cable systems, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) has been awarded on November 8, 2011 by TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT) the order for the supply and installation of 26 kilometers 155 kV […]

  • 7 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has opened a qualification period for a tender for the supply and installation of HVAC cable systems in the N-3.7 and N-3.8 wind areas offshore Germany. The scope of the intended contract includes design, engineering, production, delivery, project management, and installation of three ≥155 kV HVAC subsea cable systems in […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new major contract worth in excess of € 350 million by Alstom Grid for the connection project DolWin3 linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. The project […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB has commissioned and delivered the DolWin2 offshore wind transmission link to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.