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  • 6 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has contracted LOC Group to carry out Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) services for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the 18-month agreement, LOC London and LOC Singapore will execute all MWS work on the project’s substations. “Hornsea Two is a game-changing renewable energy project in terms of both scale […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK governmental agencies, conservation organisations and companies have responded positively to Ørsted’s application to reduce the number of offshore substations and increase the size of the topsides on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project.

  • 8 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spectrum Geosurvey has secured a construction survey support contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Under the two-year contract, Spectrum will provide on-demand geophysical survey capacity for the wind farm. “We are delighted to secure another long-term contract allowing us to further invest in new technology and our highly skilled workforce,” […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ørsted and Omnisens have signed a framework agreement for the supply of fiber optic-based power cable monitoring solutions for Ørsted’s future offshore wind farms. The 5+ year framework agreement covers the integrity and performance monitoring of export cables of all offshore wind farms that will be constructed by Ørsted in UK, USA, and Taiwan. The Hornsea […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Training & Education

    Ørsted has launched an immersive safety training program called Thrive in the Humber region, UK. Located at the MODAL Training Centre in Immingham, the purpose-built facility was created in partnership with training specialists Active Training Team (ATT). Ørsted will initially induct all personnel working on the new Hornsea Two offshore wind project starting from this […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has won a contract for a structural measurement campaign at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. The scope of the contract includes the design, production and installation of instrumentation for six turbines for monitoring the monopile foundation, transition piece and wind turbine generator tower. The instrumentation systems […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind order intake reached a peak in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2018 with 1,368MW in firm orders, due to agreements to supply 165 turbines for Hornsea Project Two and 120MW for the Formosa I Phase II offshore wind project.

  • 13 August 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted has launched a recruitment campaign that will see the offshore wind developer employing 23 wind turbine technicians. The new employees will work out of the East Coast Hub in Grimsby on Ørsted’s offshore wind farms, including Hornsea Project Two. “Over half of Ørsted’s Grimsby based employees work as wind turbine technicians and are located […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Aarsleff BIZ, a Per Aarsleff company, has loaded out the first batch of concrete work platforms (CWPs) for the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands at its factory in Swinoujscie, Poland. The CWPs, each weighing 76 tonnes, will be mounted on the project’s monopiles, which are currently being installed at the project site in the […]

  • 10 September 2019

    Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard has contracted Pronomar to equip two service operation vessels (SOVs) ordered by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs for Ørsted with drying systems for the workwear of the technicians. The first of the two vessels, Wind of Change, has been using Pronomar’s equipment since June 2019 when it started servicing Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 3 November 2015

    Burbo Bank Extension Works for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind project are already underway, with Offshore Structures (Britain), a joint venture between EEW Special Pipe Construction GmbH and Bladt Industries, completing the first can for one of the wind farm’s transition pieces in late August. OSB will fabricate 144 cans for 16 transition pieces. […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has secured nominal GBP 900 million through the issuance of green senior bonds, to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investment in the 1,386MW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom. Ørsted has completed the pricing of new unsecured green senior bonds comprising a GBP 350 million fixed-rate […]

  • 30 August 2015

    First Gemini Offshore Substation in Place (11 Photos) The first offshore transformer station at the Gemini offshore wind farm was placed on top of the jacket foundation. World’s Largest Floating Turbine Sails Out “Fukushima Shimpuu”, the largest floating offshore wind turbine in the world, left Onahama port on July 28th and arrived at the testing […]

  • 4 June 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted could face delays on two offshore wind projects due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The construction of offshore substation topsides for the two projects, the 1.4 GW Hornsea Project Two in the UK and the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a in Taiwan, was paused after the Singaporean shipyards where they […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Training & Education

    Ørsted has partnered with safety innovators Active Training Team Ltd (ATT) to build a learning center which will serve a number of industries across the Humber, the UK. The facility, to be designed by ATT and located at MODAL’s training complex in Immingham, will start off hosting an induction day developed for the construction team […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    ProCon Wind Energy has completed the electrical construction of 35 transition pieces for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind project at EEW Offshore Structures (Britain) Ltd. ProCon stated that all its tasks have been finished and now only an O&M manual remains for total completion. The company has been providing electrical pre-assembly, installation and […]

  • 3 September 2015

    First Gemini Offshore Substation in Place (11 Photos) The first offshore transformer station at the Gemini offshore wind farm was placed on top of the jacket foundation yesterday. ABB Installs World’s Most Powerful Substation ABB has installed DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea. Barge Accident Scars Foundation Off […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has awarded ABB with a contract to equip a wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) which once built will operate on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 3 October 2019
    Technology

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the Type Certificate for offshore for its SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The certificate confirms full compliance of the turbine design to the international wind turbine standard IECRE OD-501 and allows for immediate market implementation. The turbine will be installed in offshore wind parks worldwide […]

  • 18 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The next phase of Gigastack, a renewable hydrogen project, has secured GBP 7.5 million funding as part of the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Hydrogen Supply Competition. The Gigastack project, led by ITM Power, Ørsted, Phillips 66 Limited, and Element Energy, will show how renewable hydrogen derived from offshore wind can […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has taken a Final Investment Decision for its Hornsea Project Two, following the UK government’s allocation of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) and the offshore wind giant winning a CfD for what will become the world’s biggest wind farm.

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    On 16 March, the UK Planning Inspectorate (PINS) submitted a recommendation report on Hornsea Project Two to Energy Secretary Amber Rudd, who requested comments from Natural England and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) yesterday. After receiving findings and conclusions on the application from the PINS, the Energy Secretary has three months to make a decision on the application. Since […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as the exclusive supplier of wind turbines for the 1.4GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded NKT with a contract worth over EUR 145 million, under which NKT will supply more than 190 kilometres of 220kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has expressed its concern over the Secretary of State’s decision to approve DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, saying that it ”will lead to the unnecessary death of hundreds of globally important seabirds.” The charity believes that a growing offshore wind industry is critical if the […]