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  • 13 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission systems operator TenneT has entered into an ”innovation partnership” with a number of companies to develop a 2GW offshore grid connection system. Given that such a platform does not exist, a new platform design and a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that allows increased power transfer is required, TenneT said. To realise […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender call for technical inspection services during the testing of a 525 kV High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable system. TenneT plans to develop 2GW offshore grid connection systems to integrate offshore wind farms into the Dutch and into the German power grid. To be able to transport the […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Grid Connection, R&D

    TenneT has contracted eight cable suppliers to develop and test a 525 kV HVDC subsea cable system. The offshore grid operator plans to have the new cable system certified in spring 2022.

  • 2 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, has signed connection agreements with National Grid for three further 1GW grid connections, adding to the 3GW signed since the zone was awarded in early-2010. These latest agreements for connections located in Teesside and Yorkshire mean Forewind can proceed with the development of a […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Dutch-German offshore grid operator TenneT TSO has issued a tender for two high voltage direct current (HVDC) systems, offshore, and onshore converters for the 4GW Ijmuiden Ver offshore wind zone. TenneT will develop two 2GW offshore HVDC grid connections for integrating IJmuiden Ver wind farms into the Dutch power grid. As 2GW offshore HVDC systems […]

  • 6 February 2018

    Europe added close to 3.2GW of offshore wind capacity last year, taking the total installed and grid-connected capacity from 12.6GW in 2016 to 15.8GW at the end of 2017 and thus marking a 25% increase in just one year. Including sites with partial grid connection, there are now 92 offshore wind farms in eleven European countries and 4,149 grid-connected wind turbines, WindEurope reports in its annual offshore wind statistics. 

  • 9 May 2018
    Grid Connection

    Poland’s transmission system operator (TSO) Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) has launched a survey to determine how much generation capacity is currently in the country’s pipeline with proposed offshore wind projects, and what their status is, to support further phases of planning the grid development.

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid, an international electricity and gas company, has faced opposition in their intention to install electricity pylons across North Wales, BBC informs. Namely, the grid would connect Horizon’s proposed nuclear power station at Wylfa of up to 3.6 gigawatts (GW), together with 2 GW of offshore Irish Sea wind energy being proposed by Celtic […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    As the offshore wind industry is making important progress to reduce cost of energy in support of an outlook for global average annual growth of 22% to 2023, the European near term outlook shows a sharp decline of more than 60% in grid connected offshore wind capacity in 2016 compared to 2015, as the UK […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over the first North Sea grid connection, BorWin2, to TenneT following successful completion of test runs. The offshore platform of the BorWin2 grid connection is located around 100 kilometers off the German coast – northwest of the island of Borkum, after which the project was named. “This is the first offshore grid […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 27 December 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The German Federal Network Agency has added two more offshore wind farm connection systems to the revised Offshore Grid Development Plan (O-NEP) 2030.

  • 15 November 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT plans to cover a portion of the costs needed to develop a submarine cable system for the two 2GW IJmuiiden Ver offshore grid connection systems. A submarine cable system operating at a voltage level 525 kV DC, using extruded insulation types is needed for these two connection systems. Currently, a submarine […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore wind investments in Europe doubled in 2015 to EUR 13.3 billion in a record year for financing and grid-connected installations, with a total of 3,019 MW in new capacity coming online in European waters in 2015, more than double of what was connected to the grid in 2014, according to European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Europe’s total offshore […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over HelWin2, the fourth North Sea grid link, to the customer TenneT. This marks the start of commercial operation of the grid connection by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator. There are now four Siemens grid links with a transmission capacity of over 2.9 gigawatts (GW) installed in the North Sea which together […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TÜV Süd Industrie Service GmbH has won a contract to provide testing services on selected systems across TenneT’s offshore grid connections in the German North Sea. Under the terms of the contract, TÜV Süd Industrie Service will carry out periodic inspections of elevator systems, pressure vessels, systems with explosion hazards, technical fire protection, systems for […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    Europe’s commissioned offshore wind capacity will grow at an average rate of 3GW per year between 2017 and 2025 and represent a key driver of growth in Europe, according to MAKE. The offshore market accounted for 21%, or 3GW, of all new grid-connected capacity in Europe in 2015, more than double the amount connected in 2014. […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Anbaric has filed a request with ISO-New England for a 1,200MW HVDC interconnection to a substation in Brayton Point, Massachusetts, that would collect energy produced by offshore wind projects. According to Anbaric, the proposal will offer expanded wind generation procurements off Massachusetts resulting from the recent federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) auctions of offshore […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    The state government of Schleswig-Holstein has called for an additional expansion of Germany’s 2030 and 2035 offshore wind capacity targets.

  • 15 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB has commissioned and delivered the DolWin2 offshore wind transmission link to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.

  • 19 November 2019

    France has launched a public consultation process on a 1GW wind farm project offshore Normandy and potential future projects in the area. The National Commission of Public Debate has organized the consultation on the 1GW wind farm and the future offshore wind projects in Normandy which will run from 15 November 2019 to 15 May […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Macquarie Capital on the introduction of EnBW Energie Baden-Württenberg AG (EnBW) to its partnership with Swancor Renewable to jointly develop three offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 30 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian Northland Power and Taiwan’s Yushan Energy, the developers of the 300MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan that received an approval for its share of the grid capacity on 30 April, are currently working on the selection of the turbine supplier and negotiating construction contracts for the project.

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore grid operator TenneT has selected the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium to connect the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha and Beta offshore platforms to the Dutch onshore grid.

  • 6 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded RPS Energy Ltd with a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers six offshore wind zones, the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, […]