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  • 17 November 2015

    Amrumbank MPI Adventure installed the last turbine blade at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in early September. The installation work started in February, with the vessels operating in water depths of approximately 25m. Amrumbank West is located approximately 35km north of Helgoland and 37km west of Amrum in the German part of the North Sea. The wind […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Danish infrastructure fund management company, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), and the Dutch company TenneT have agreed to make a joint investment in the DolWin3 offshore grid connection, which will transmit wind energy from the North Sea to German customers. CIP will invest EUR 384 million in the DolWin3 grid connection, whilst TenneT will finance the […]

  • 23 May 2017

    ACE Winches has mobilised and installed a winch package for use on the jacket installation and float-over of the topside of the DolWin gamma platform, the centrepiece of the 900MW DolWin3 grid connection.

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted has awarded Semco Maritime with a one-year service contract for programmed preventive maintenance on the two offshore substations at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 and 2 wind farms offshore Germany. Semco Maritime will perform maintenance work on the substations’ LV utilities and fire, safety, and structural systems. The contract also includes upgrades to the helideck […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the DolWin3 offshore project to Alstom. This project connects the North Sea wind farms to the mainland supergrid and has an investment volume of more than €1 billion. “With this project, we help to take the energy turnaround another step forward and make it possible for offshore wind energy […]

  • 16 May 2014

    The ground-breaking ceremony for the onshore converter station took place at the Dörpen West site in Heede, Germany, yesterday. Representatives of Transmission System Operator TenneT, contractor Alstom and the mayors of the joint municipalities of Dörpen and Heede, together with local and regional politicians and public figures attended the event. The onshore station is a key […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has commissioned subsea cable manufacturer Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTT) for two offshore wind connections in Germany. ZTT will deliver cable systems to link offshore wind farms to HelWin beta and DolWin kappa converter platforms in the North Sea, with the cable routes being five and 16 kilometre respectively. The cable systems will be […]

  • 28 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

    The DolWin kappa offshore platform, part of the DolWin6 grid connection project, is largely prepared for sailing out from the Dragados shipyard in Cádiz, Spain towards the German North Sea, TenneT said. The first tests in preparation for commissioning, which is scheduled to be completed after the installation of the platform, are already underway. The […]

  • 14 October 2010
    R&D

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth more than $50 million from the German transmission system operator, TenneT TSO (formerly transpower), to provide maintenance services for the grid connections of offshore wind farms located in the North Sea off the coast of Germany. The three-year contract has extension options. “Offshore […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The planned DolWin3 offshore submarine cable connection is a DC power transmission link of approximately 42 km. The starting point will be north of the island of Borkum, Germany. The route is within the German EEZ with the final destination at substation DolWin Gamma. The grid operator is inviting tenders for geophysical survey of the proposed […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission system operator TenneT has issued a periodic indicative notice to carry out the market investigation on the planned procurement of cable systems to connect wind farms in Cluster 3 in the German North Sea to the DolWin kappa offshore platform. TenneT Offshore GmbH has invited all potential and interested market participants to express their […]

  • 9 October 2014

    The construction works of the DolWin gamma offshore converter platform started today, 9 October, at Nordic Yards in Warnemünde. This was marked by the traditional first steel cut, which took place at the Warnemünde site in the presence of representatives of the contractor Alstom and customer TenneT.  As general contractor, Alstom had placed an order […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Technology

    Drydocks World has successfully completed the pioneering HVDC converter platform DolWin beta.  The platform, the world’s largest in terms of capacity, was built at Drydocks World – Dubai. Completion of Dolwin beta heralds a new era for Drydocks World’s expertise and catapults the facility into the top league of a few specialized shipyards in the world capable […]

  • 1 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    China’s Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTT) has awarded Correll Services with contracts related to subsea cables at the Kaskasi II and Gode Wind 3 offshore wind projects in Germany. Correll Services will provide platform cable routing, termination and testing of 155kV subsea cables for the AC grid connection systems on the two wind farms. To […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT Holding B.V. yesterday launched and priced its inaugural Green Bond issue, a EUR 1 billion dual tranche (6 and 12 year) bond issue, each sized at EUR 500 million with coupons of 0.875% and 1.750% respectively with the support of five banks, HSBC Bank plc., ING Bank N.V., Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB Bank […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) and J-Power Systems Corporation (JPS) have been awarded a contract with TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT). The contract is for the supply, installation and commissioning of the 155kV grid connection system for the Innogy Nordsee 1 Offshore Wind Farm (Cable System) project. The contract award marks a further key milestone as part […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) signs several contracts with cable suppliers and installers for upcoming Offshore Wind Interconnector installations.  In the beginning of 2012, OMM signed several contracts with cable suppliers and installers for the upcoming Offshore Wind Interconnector installations (BorWin2, HelWin1, Dolwin1, SylWin1, Helwin2) for auxiliary works and supply and management of Guard Vessels. OMM […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 13 October 2014
    Grid Connection

    Drydocks World has signed an agreement with Petrofac to build the BorWin3 high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform in the North Sea, named BorWin gamma. When completed, this will provide an essential renewable offshore resource to meet increasing energy demands. Drydocks World has successfully secured the contract for the fabrication, commissioning and load out […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and Mitsubishi Corporation have signed a letter of intent to partner up in two more offshore grid connections. The grid connections, named HelWin2 and DolWin2, are both located in the German North Sea and of crucial importance for the integration of renewable energy in the German onshore grid. In February of this year, TenneT […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Germany: Siemens Reports Delay on Sylwin 1 Transformer Platform Siemens has announced that the connection of a German offshore wind farm in the North Sea will be delayed.   UK: Dogger Bank Receives First Bucket Foundation The installation of the first of two innovative suction-installed foundations on Dogger Bank on the weekend represents the first […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    After filing the documents for the public planning procedure for the section of the BorWin4 offshore grid connection that lies in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in 2021, German transmission system operator Amprion has now announced that the approval process at the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has started. In the spring of 2021, Amprion […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Iv-Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract to execute the engineering, prefabrication and offshore installation of new cable support structures for the DolWin alpha offshore HVDC converter platform. The platform, designed by Iv-Oil & Gas, is installed in a water depth of 27 metres, approximately 60 kilometres off the German coast and will be bridge-linked to […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Last year, TenneT chose Alstom for the DolWin 3 offshore project. This project, connecting the North Sea wind farms to the continental electricity network, has an investment volume of over one billion euros.  Recently, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), and TenneT have agreed to make a joint investment in the DolWin 3 offshore grid connection. CIP […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vroon Offshore Services informed today, 26 October, that its platform-supply vessel (PSV) VOS Passion is currently carrying out cargo-supply operations to a converter platform located in German waters.

  • 21 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    The first steel to be used in the construction of DolWin beta was cut at the yard in Dubai yesterday. “DolWin beta is our first wind platform and an important project for Aibel. A lot of people have done a tremendous job in planning and designing the platform. This reflects a good relationship between Drydocks […]