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  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with DEME Group and LS Cable & System to deliver export cables that will connect its 1.4 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm to the UK national grid. The contract includes the design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, and testing of around 360 kilometres of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) export cables and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2023

    Siemens Gamesa has installed the first of the three 115-metre blades on the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype at the Danish national test center for large wind turbines in Østerild. The SG 14-236 DD features a 236-metre diameter rotor, with a 43,500 m2 swept area, approximately the size of 6.1 standard football pitches. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started the production of the first B115 blades at its facility in Aalborg, Denmark. The first 115-metre blades produced in Aalborg will be tested on the SG 14-236 DD prototype offshore wind turbine that will be installed at the Østerild test center for large turbines later this year, Siemens Gamesa said. The […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused Vattenfall’s development consent order (DCO) application for the Thanet Extension offshore wind project.  The conclusion behind the decision is that Vattenfall failed to demonstrate sufficient mitigation of risks to safety of navigation to make them As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP). According […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2017

    A Cable Relay Station (CRS) for the Norfolk Vanguard project could turn out to be a stumbling stone for Vattenfall’s proposed HVAC option, as North Norfolk District Council pointed to this part of the proposal as the one to be further examined, a little after Happisburgh residents voiced their concerns over this onshore solution at Vattenfall’s consultation session mid-November.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The team behind the GBP 6 million SCORE grant fund is looking to support companies from the oil & gas industry that can bring new ideas for long-term offshore asset management in the offshore wind sector.

  • 16 September 2016

    East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) held its 13th annual awards on 14 September, recognising achievements and developments that have highlighted the energy sector over the last 12 months. The ‘Made in Lowestoft’ Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Offshore Substation designed and manufactured by Sembmarine SLP in its Hamilton Road yard won the EEEGR Best Energy […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm and “famous” for being the offshore wind project the current U.S. President Donald Trump fought against, is estimated to bring the Aberdeenshire area more than GBP 100 million (around EUR 110 million) over its operational lifetime. Namely, according to a new socio-economic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global coatings supplier Hempel has launched HEMPADUR AvantGuard®, a portfolio of three new anti-corrosive zinc primers. Based on unique, patented AvantGuard® technology, HEMPADUR AvantGuard® coatings provide better anti-corrosion protection than zinc epoxies without AvantGuard®. AvantGuard OGAvantGuard OGZinc coatings are used to protect industrial structures and equipment in C4 and C5 corrosive conditions, where saltwater and high […]