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  • 13 November 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Windreich AG has announced that TenneT ensured grid connection for Windreich’s offshore wind farm Global Tech I ahead of schedule by connecting to an existing converter station platform (BARD I). The 400 MW offshore wind farm is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013, comprising 80 Areva Multibrid 5 MW wind turbines, with […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities

    German Federal Network Agency (BNA) and the Bundeskartellamt have published their joint monitoring report on significant developments in German electricity and gas markets in 2013.  As of October 2014 (and August 2014 for Solar), a total of 107.1 GW is attributable to non-renewable energy sources and 87.0 GW to renewable energy sources. The increase in […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    EDF EN Services, part of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has taken over the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the 62.1MW Teesside wind farm located off the coast of North East England.

  • 5 August 2012

    More than 20 offshore wind parks have been approved in the North Sea and three more in the Baltic, all outside the 12 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Inside the EEZ, four wind parks have been approved in the North Sea and two in the Baltic. In total, there are 4,700 turbines planned to […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    It is ever more evident that Windreich AG has turned out to be the cornerstone of the energy transition’s success. Willi Balz, CEO of Windreich AG said: “While BARD, EnBW, Dong and, most recently, RWE announce delays or project halts, our projects, led by Global Tech I and MEG 1, are running as planned. All […]

  • 30 July 2010
    R&D

    Gamesa’s Board of Directors has resolved to end the company’s negotiations with Germany’s Bard and to roll out Gamesa’s strategy for the offshore wind market in the short and medium term using in-house resources. Gamesa and Bard began talks at the end of February with the goal of combining potential synergies from the activities of […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Vessels

    Teknotherm Marine has won a contract to supply the heating, ventilation & air-conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration systems for Østensjø’s four new offshore wind supply vessels. The onboard systems have been designed to optimize the energy efficiency of the vessels, minimizing their carbon footprint, according to the Heinen & Hopman subsidiary. “Teknotherm Marine is excited to […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Vessels

    Voith has received an order to deliver eight electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP) to Østensjø for four new offshore wind supply vessels. According to Voith, with this new type of gearless propeller, the permanent-magnet synchronous motor is directly integrated into the VSP. The drive system combines the technology of the VSP with the Voith Inline […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    On 14 May 2012, the Scientific Advisory Board of the Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, represented by Joergen Thiele and Phd. Silke Eckardt, held a workshop on the need for further research during the operation of offshore wind farms (OWF). The workshop was held at the House of Science in Bremen. Around twenty-five participants from industry and academia […]

  • 20 July 2012

    Roughly 90% of global offshore wind capacity comes from Europe, with the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany at the forefront. Developments progressed slower in 2011 than in 2010 with only 788.1 MW of additional offshore wind capacity installed as opposed to 1139.9 MW in 2010, leading to a total capacity of 3820.1 MW. The […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    Gondan Shipbuilders has started the construction of two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for Østensjø Rederi. In October 2019, Østensjø Rederi signed a letter of intent for the construction of four CSOVs to meet the increasing demand in the offshore wind market. According to the latest information from the Norwegian company, that order is now for […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Attendees at the EWEA Offshore exhibition will have the opportunity to meet Royal Wagenborg’s logistic experts, who have extensive experience in the wind power industry. Among the projects in which Royal Wagenborg is and has been involved recently, are offshore wind farms Bard Offshore I, Borkum West II, Global Tech I, Amrumbank and Innogy Nordsee […]

  • 19 November 2013

    ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants announced that more than 300 new wind turbines are now protected by the high performance gear oil, Mobilgear SHC™ XMP 320. Four North Sea offshore wind farms have recently expanded their arsenal of wind turbines all of which are run using the Mobil-branded gear oil. This latest milestone is an example […]

  • 6 January 2012

    December 20th, significant wave heights of up to 3 metres, wind force 5. Perfect conditions to try Damen’s High Speed Service Vessel (HSSV) 2610 Marineco Mariah. Offshore WIND, along with (potential) customers, Siemens, DONG Energy, WindCat Workboats, Sima Charters, SeaZip, Vestas, Maritime Craft Services and Chevalier Floatels, just to name a few, and other press, […]

  • 21 March 2013

    In Harlingen, two newly-constructed ‘Twin Axe’ catamaran ships will be officially christened on Friday 22 March, at 11 AM. In the near future, these ships will be deployed in the completion stage of a large-scale wind farm on the North Sea, 90 km north-west of the island of Borkum. This off-shore wind farm is being […]

  • 20 August 2012

    As offshore wind projects become larger in size and further offshore the teams involved in their construction will grow significantly. Each project will be phased into separate stages which in turn will create subsets of workers. The issue which arises is the effective management of the entire workforce’s competence. Currently there are 4,700 offshore wind […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    EnBW has invited tenders for planning, construction and operation of a marine coordination office which will support the construction phase of the Hohe See offshore wind farm and potentially the Albatros offshore wind farm. The set-up and operation is to be carried out in accordance with the legal requirements, including the Implementation Guideline Seaview Observation, […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Meewind is aiming to raise funds to realise the second phase of the Belgian offshore wind farm, Belwind, following the success of the first phase completed in 2010. Located at Bligh Bank, 46km from the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, Belwind comprises 55 wind turbines providing 165MW and energy for 185,000 households. The first phase of Belwind was finished in December 2010 […]

  • 2 June 2011

      Leading turbine manufacturers GE and Siemens have come out in full support of a family approach to offshore health and safety today in London. With an estimated 40GW of offshore wind set to be installed by the end of the decade in Europe alone, the potential for employ Wind Energy Update’s research director, Carlos […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Enbridge has emerged victorious from the auction for a 49.9% stake in the 497MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm, Reuters cited a source familiar with the matter as saying. The wind farm is being developed by the German energy company EnBW, which said that finding a co-investor was one of the pre-requisites for […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    On the way from the generator to converter, a wind system generates substantial losses in the transmission of electrical energy. In order to reduce these losses, especially in offshore wind turbines, scientists at the Technical University Dresden want to increase the electricity voltage.  If the generator voltage is doubled, losses on the way from the generator […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU” report to their offering. In many parts of the world, wind energy has already grown to be a mainstream energy source. This growth has long been driven by concerns about global climate change, mainly in the developed world […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Østensjø Group’s offshore wind business unit, Edda Wind, has signed long-term charter contracts with MHI Vestas and Ocean Breeze Energy for two newbuild service operation vessels. Edda Wind has a newbuild program of two Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) and two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) for delivery in 2022. MHI Vestas has chartered an SOV for […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Vessels

    Cargotec’s MacGregor has received orders to provide equipment to four offshore wind service vessels for Edda Wind, Østensjø Group’s offshore wind business unit. Two of the equipment packages were awarded by the Spanish Astilleros Gondán, who is building the zero-emission prepared commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs). The first CSOV will be delivered in Q1 2022, […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and the green investment company Typhoon Offshore B.V. signed a letter of intent for the construction of the BARD-Netherlands offshore wind farm. The wind farm (600 MW output capacity) will consist of two adjoining wind farms with a capacity of 300 MW each, located 55 km north of the island of Schiermonnikoog. The […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Vessels

    Palfinger has won a contract to equip four new service vessels for Edda Wind, Østensjø Group’s offshore wind segment, with lifting solutions as well as lifesaving appliances. The company’s Ibérica office won the contract to supply the package including ten foldable knuckle boom cranes, four lifeboats, and eight davits. Two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) […]