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  • 10 December 2013

    DolWin Beta’s topside was placed onto the substructure yesterday. The jacking up of DolWin Beta’s topsides started on December 5. Drydocks World lifted the 10,000-tonne topside of the platform structure to a height of 52.8 metres from the dock bottom. On Saturday, the substructure was moved in position under the topside. Aibel is designing and […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch offshore inspection services provider, Bluestream Offshore, has carried out extensive inspection work on three TenneT’s HVDC platforms in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin Alpha, DolWin Alpha and DolWin Beta.

  • 11 December 2015
    Grid Connection

    On Sunday, 13 December, two 475-ton electric transformers for the onshore substation of the DolWin3 project will embark on the last stage of their journey to the Dörpen West converter station in Heede, Germany. The transport of the transformers started in late November from GE’s transformer factory in Mönchengladbach. In 2013, TenneT awarded a contract for the […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to supply an AC (alternating current) power transmission link connecting Nordergründe, an offshore North Sea wind farm, to the mainland grid in Germany. The order was booked in the first quarter. The link has a […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Aibel employees doing their job on the DolWin beta converter station.  “Small people, great effort,” says Aibel AS in a description of the photo that shows work on the DolWin beta offshore converter station outside the company’s yard in Haugesund, Norway. With a capacity of more than 900 MW, the converter station will host […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator Amprion has started construction work on the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection systems with a groundbreaking ceremony on Norderney Island’s North Beach. The drilling to cross below the island of Norderney marks the start of construction work for Amprion’s first offshore projects, which are scheduled to go into operation in […]

  • 22 July 2014

    Five vessels of Smit Lamnalco, the global marine service provider, played the key role in the unberthing and float‐over of the world’s largest high‐voltage direct current (HVDC) platform, DolWin beta, at Drydocks World ‐ Dubai. The five state of the art escort tugs, with more than a combined 450 tonnes bollard pull power provided marine […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Amprion Offshore GmbH has now commissioned Siemens Energy to supply the converter platforms for the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection systems. DolWin4 and BorWin4 will transport up to 1.8 GW of power from several wind farms in the German North Sea to land with low losses. The order value is in the high three-digit […]

  • 5 December 2013

    On Thursday 5 December, the jacking up of Dolwin Beta’s topsides started. The topsides weighs 10,000 tons. It will be jacked up more than 50 meters to be fitter on the substructure by six gigantic jacking towers Drydocks commenced the construction of the June last year. The platform will be ready for sailaway from Dubai […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the DolWin3 offshore project in North Sea to Alstom. Windreich AG marks this contract for DolWin3, with a total investment of more than one billion euros, as another important component for the success of the energy transition. TenneT, together with the Windreich AG, is the most active investor in […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    DolWin3 is the eighth grid connection project to be implemented by TenneT using direct current technology. Together with three projects based on AC current technology, TenneT TSO, which is responsible for the North Sea, will then deliver a total of around 6.2 GW of offshore wind energy to the mainland. Alstom has just been awarded […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Grid Connection

    Two almost identical jacket structures for DolWin gamma offshore converter platform are on their way to be installed in the North Sea. The structures will be positioned at sea with a spacer frame, accurately fitting them into the right place. Nine piles per jacket will anchor the support structure to the seabed, which had to be prepared prior to the […]

  • 8 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    London-based consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC has secured a contract to provide marine warranty services for the export cable installation of the DolWin5 offshore grid connection project in Germany. The scope of work covers all marine transportation and installation operations relating to the laying of export cables, as well as the suitability surveys of all construction and support […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    Nordic Yards held a dock laying ceremony of a steel element of the offshore converter platform DolWin gamma in Warnemünde on 30 January. The placing of a 200-tonne section marked another milestone in the production of the 900 MW HVDC platform. “With today´s dock-laying, we are happy to have completed one further important step in the construction […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Grid Connection

    PFISTERER, an energy transmission and distribution specialist, has started the onshore work for equipping the DolWin gamma converter station.  The 900MW DolWin gamma converter platform is currently being constructed as the third link within the DolWin wind farm cluster. PFISTERER is in charge of laying all high-voltage and medium-voltage cables, both within the platform and over the […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The on-schedule connection with the grid for the offshore wind park ‘Deutsche Bucht’ is now a good deal closer. At the hearing with the Federal Network Agency yesterday, it became clear in intensive negotiations over several hours that both sides – the wind park builder Windreich AG and the network operator TenneT – have a […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    A consortium of SeaRenergy and N-Sea has won a contract by TenneT for modification works to the jacket foundation of the HVDC platform DolWin alpha.

  • 3 August 2015
    Grid Connection

    The DolWin beta converter platform left Aibel’s yard in Haugesund, Norway on the night of August 1. Following a four-day transport stage, the platform will be installed in the DolWin wind cluster in the German North Sea. The platform concept is based on experience from the oil and gas sector, and has been developed and […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Representatives of TenneT, Mitsubishi, ABB, Aibel and Dubai Dry Docks were present at a ceremony organized on the occasion of DolWin beta’s departure from Drydocks World. “DolWin beta is the first wind platform we have designed and built. Now that the giant is leaving its construction site, it is a milestone for Aibel,” says CEO Jan […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Recently, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) was awarded an order by TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT), a German-based transmission network operator, to supply and install 2 x 8.5 kilometers of 155 kV AC submarine transmission cable system. The cable will provide the connection of the transformer platform of the future offshore wind park Gode Wind I to […]

  • 23 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy has secured a contract by cable manufacturer ZTT to supply its cable protection system (CPS) for the Gode Wind 3 high-voltage grid connection in Germany. The 16 km long submarine cable is scheduled for installation in 2023 and will connect the 242 MW Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm to TenneT’s extra-high-voltage grid […]

  • 6 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Nexans has won the contract for cabling work on the BorWin6 offshore grid connection in Germany, which TenneT awarded following a tendering process. Under the contract with TenneT, awarded through a tendering process, Nexans is responsible for the production and laying of cables, including the sea, tidal flat, and land cables.  The cable laying work […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB has won a EUR 10.6 million order for ABB Ability™ digital products and services at TenneT’ DolWin5 (Epsilon) grid connection in the German North Sea. Under the order, ABB will provide a system for IT infrastructure, OT1 security, plant-wide condition monitoring, SCADA2, and remote access services to facilitate stable power transmission to the German […]

  • 1 September 2013

    VIDEO: DolWin Alpha Installation  The DolWin alpha converter platform has been installed in the North Sea. Siemens Successfully Installs HelWin1 Platform (Germany)   Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. UK: Samsung’s 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Reaches NAREC’s […]

  • 29 November 2011

    DolWin beta is a transformer station operated by TenneT, one of Europe’s largest grid operators. DolWin beta will be built as part of a large offshore wind farm cluster in the German sector, approximately 45 km off the German coast in the North Sea. It will receive alternating current from wind farms and convert it […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Eltek has secured a key order for advanced power supply systems for the operation of the DolWin3 offshore wind energy project in Germany.  Eltek equipment will supply secure power to protection and control equipment for the onshore high voltage DC (HVDC) substation that transfers electricity generated by offshore wind turbines in the North Sea to […]