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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Electricity transmission system operator, Tennet, has secured EUR 500 million from the European Investment Bank to fund offshore grid connections in the North Sea. Tennet will construct and maintain three separate offshore grid connections, HelWin1, SylWin1 and DolWin1, to the German Electricity Grid. „By developing offshore grid connections and linking wind farms to the German […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels

    TenneT  is on the market for a contractor for the provision of maritime consulting and support services for offshore installation projects in North Sea and Wadden Sea. The contract covers supervision of marine construction projects, primarily submarine cable laying, and provision of a vessel. Additionally, the contractor will be in charge of supervising the construction […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Inocean AS has acquired all of the outstanding shares in ABB Inocean AB and has renamed the company Inocean AB.

  • 22 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    During the test phase of the DolWin2 offshore grid connection, a cable component had failed repeatedly and TenneT decided to power off the system and has asked ABB to address the issue.  The companies will now investigate whether an individual case or a systemic material error is in question, and then ABB will remove the cause of […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Trianel has produced first power from its 200MW Borkum West offshore wind farm located in the North Sea. The first turbine was commissioned on Sunday and is now undergoing trial operation. “After the permanent power connection was successfully established by the substation DolWin Alpha in December, the first plant is now in trial operation,” said […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Inocean, a leading Norwegian naval architect company, has signed an agreement with ABB, to set up an engineering services joint venture specializing in offshore wind integration projects. ABB will have a majority shareholding in the new entity, ABB Inocean AB which will be located in Gothenburg, Sweden, a region with a shipbuilding history and recognized […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

        ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $1 billion from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to supply a power link connecting offshore North Sea wind farms to the German mainland grid. This is the largest power transmission order in ABB’s history. It will deploy the […]

  • 1 April 2013

    Aibel, which traditionally has been an oil service company, is currently also established in renewable energy. With the DolWin Beta platform the company has taken the step into the offshore wind sector. This is a platform for the conversion of alternating current to direct current from a wind park in the North Sea. New business […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Heinen & Hopman in the Netherlands has completed the installation of a major HVAC system onboard the Dolwin Alpha offshore converter platform. Designed by IV-Oil & Gas, commissioned by Tennet /ABB and built by Heerema Fabrication group, the platform is now ready to be moved to the North Sea. This challenging project involved the complete […]

  • 10 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded Boskalis with the inter-array cable installation contract for the Borkum Riffgrund 3 and Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. The contract includes the transport, installation, and burial of a combined total of 106 inter-array cables, the Netherlands-based company said. Prysmian will supply more than 150 kilometres of […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The centerpiece for the transport of wind power to be produced by Windreich’s offshore wind farm MEG 1 has been successfully constructed. “With the construction of the transformer platform ‘DolWin alpha’, 13 kilometers southeast from Windreich’s  MEG 1 wind farm, we have taken a big step forward with the planned construction of the wind farm,” […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DolWin beta, the offshore HVDC platform that will connect three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea, is now anchored and ballasted to the seabed, Aibel has announced on its social media pages.  The operation of moving the platform to its fixed position at sea started on Saturday evening at 6.30 p.m. […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dolwin Beta wind platform is well under construction at subcontractor Drydocks World in Dubai, as the 500-ton living quarters were lifted in place by a floating crane. The placing of the living quarters marks a milestone in the project, which is a collaboration between Aibel and ABB. Dolwin Beta’s height (77 meters) made the […]

  • 28 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded Prysmian with a contract worth more than EUR 60 million for the design, supply, termination and testing of inter-array submarine cable systems for the Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. Prysmian will supply more than 150 kilometres of 66 kV XLPE–insulated cables that will connect the […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    CTC Marine Projects, Ltd, part of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, has announced its multi-million pound contract award for Dolwin 1, Germany. The workscope, for client EMAS AMC, will include the trenching of 62.34 kilometres of a bundled HVDC power cable from 14 metres water depth and trenching of a power cable from Dolwin Alpha West […]

  • 2 June 2013

    Germany: EUROS Delivers First 7MW Offshore Blade  Three months after opening the new prototype production facility in Sassnitz/Mukran on the island of Rügen, Germany, independent rotor blade designer and manufacturer EUROS delivers its first offshore blade to the customer Mitsubishi. VIDEO: Construction of Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm  RWE’s Nordsee Ost wind farm will be […]

  • 8 December 2013

    Storm ‘Christian’ Shakes DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm (Germany)  DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border, recently shook under the strength of storm “Christian” that swept through the North Sea. Competition in Offshore Wind Industry to Intensify  With an expected compound average growth rate of 28.3% […]