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  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and community broadband group Better Broadband are investigating ways in which the proposed Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects could bring broadband improvements in North Norfolk, UK.

  • 19 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based 3D graphics company 3DW has recently completed an interactive 3D model of the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm for Vattenfall. The Swedish energy company will use the 3D model of the wind farm at their public consultation for the scheme, which will be held across Norfolk, UK,  from 18 to 29 October. The […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Archaeologists working for Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group developing Norfolk’s largest offshore wind farms, have recovered evidence in the North Sea which is hoped will tell a more detailed story of ‘Doggerland’, the submerged landscape which was flooded more than 8,000 years ago.

  • 22 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Commenting on the UK’s High Court ruling on the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Melanie Onn said that such projects need to go ahead as swiftly as possible in order for the UK to achieve its goal of having 40 GW of offshore wind by 2030. New offshore wind projects will […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    APEM will complete a final survey over Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard East site this month, as part of an eight month project to gather data on birds and marine mammals in the area. Eight surveys were flown out from Norwich International Airport at monthly intervals between September 2015 and April 2016 and the resulting images were […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has announced a port expansion to accommodate the fast-growing offshore wind industry. A site to the south west corner of the Outer Harbour had been earmarked for heavy berth facilities, quay facilities, a centre for skills and training, office space and car-parking.

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall will start the first phase of public consultation on the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm with a series of Public Information Days across Norfolk in the second half of October 2016. The first event in the series will be held at Aylsham on 18 October, with the seventh and […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has selected Peel Ports as the preferred bidder, and its port at Great Yarmouth as the location for the operations and maintenance base of the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK. When completed, Vattenfall’s Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone will be able to power around 4.6 million homes making it one of the largest […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has launched its national supply chain campaign in Norwich, UK, to present opportunities from the proposed Norfolk Vanguard, Norfolk Boreas and Thanet Extension offshore wind farms. The campaign, part of the commitment to the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, will gather around 300 companies to hear about opportunities ahead of the three wind farms and […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered Vattenfall has started development of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project off the coast of Norfolk, following the recent agreement with The Crown Estate to take the project into the planning process. Vattenfall and The Crown Estate have also agreed to develop the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas, with the development of this project expected to start in […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published feedback from recent workshops and drop-ins about onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s Wind Business Area, the Swedish utility’s sector in charge of wind power operations, ended the first quarter of 2016 with an operating profit before depreciation, amortisation and impairment losses (EBITDA) of SEK 1.5 billion (EUR 164 million), a 12% increase compared to SEK 1.34bn EBITDA recorded in the first quarter of 2015. Net sales at the […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded development consent for Vattenfall’s application to build the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. ”This decision justifies the confidence that we have in the offshore wind sector in Britain, and we’re looking forward to developing the project and benefiting the […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall’s wind energy unit reported an underlying operating profit of SEK -0.3 billion (approx. EUR 31 million) for the third quarter, due to lower availability resulting from grid outages and cable issues in some offshore wind farms. 

  • 15 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has issued a call for tenders under which it will award a framework agreement for cable testing and fault-finding services for its offshore wind farms in Europe. The tender is divided into three lots. The company is looking to award a framework agreement with a maximum of five contractors per lot for the repair […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has commenced its official autumn consultation on the anticipated environmental impact of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.

  • 7 February 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has set a new deadline of 1 June 2020 to decide on the development consent order applications for the Hornsea Project Three, the Norfolk Vanguard, and the Thanet Extension offshore wind farms. The DCO applications were made by Ørsted Hornsea Project Three (UK) […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Training & Education

    A group of UK-based companies has launched a training centre to provide a skilled workforce for wind farms located offshore the UK east coast, with developers, operators and supply chain companies supporting the training places.

  • 9 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Vattenfall to support its European offshore wind portfolio for an undisclosed sum. The contract, which also has options to extend for a further two-year period, will see the international engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) specialist provide a wide range of support […]

  • 1 December 2022
    Vessels

    Dutch geo-data specialist company, Fugro, has added a new geotechnical vessel, equipped with advanced deep-water technology, to its fleet. According to Fugro, the vessel, named Fugro Quest, provides increased personnel and operational safety, whilst its energy-efficient design results, on average, in significantly lower fuel consumption than for other geotechnical vessels. Moreover, its ability to take […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports Great Yarmouth expect to finalise their agreement to locate the Swedish energy group’s offshore wind operations base at the East Anglian facility by summer 2018.

  • 25 January 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish offshore wind developer Vattenfall has narrowed the underground onshore cable route for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm following public consultation.  The potential development area for the proposed 60km underground cable route has narrowed from a 3-7km wide search area to a 700 metre corridor. The narrowing of the search area allows more focused ecological […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    As announced earlier, Vattenfall has now started holding public consultation to discuss its preliminary environmental information report (PEIR) for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. On 11 November, a session which saw a record turnout was held in Happisburgh, where some of the residents voiced their concerns over the onshore infrastructure.

  • 11 August 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has issued an invitation for tenders for the provision of offshore wind marine warranty services. According to the tender’s NUTS code, the places of delivery of the contract(s) include Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the UK. 

  • 21 June 2022
    Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has released details of new wind Lidar technology now installed on the company’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine. The ‘ZX TM’ Continuous Wave Lidar system has been integrated by Siemens Gamesa and is now a standard option for the turbine allowing for a fully IEC-compliant power curve measurement to […]