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  • 6 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm fed electricity into the German national grid for the first time on Saturday, 4 August.

  • 12 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The scope of the tender to develop the Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea will include the offshore grid connection, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) said. DEA has also revealed that Thor will have the minimal installed capacity of 800MW, with an option for the developer to boost the wind farm’s capacity to […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The EU Commission’s goals for offshore wind of between 230 and 450 GW by 2050 are achievable provided the right investments in electricity grids and governments take the right approach to maritime spatial planning, according to a new WindEurope report. According to the report, ‘Our energy, our future’, building 450GW offshore wind by 2050 requires […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has selected Arcadis and Pondera to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and provide permit applications with associated investigations for high-voltage connections which will link the IJmuiden Ver wind farm to the grid. The two subsea high-voltage connections will each have the capacity to bring  2GW of energy to land, the […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind’s second stage of offshore wind development, Dogger Bank Teesside will be divided into two separate Development Consent Order (DCO) applications, each for two offshore wind projects. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise four wind farms, which could have a total installed capacity of up to 4.8GW which means it would have the potential to generate […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    German offshore wind industry associations have called on the government to launch a special tender before the end of the year and offer up to 2GW in capacity to be developed. The industry representatives from BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB said that ”the industry now needs reliable, long-term framework conditions. This involves […]

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

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded Ørsted the right to connect 900MW offshore wind capacity to Taiwan’s power grid.

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch government has designated two additional strips of sea area for offshore wind infrastructure to allow for the realisation of offshore wind projects at Hollandse Kust Zuid (1,400MW) and Hollandse Kust Noord (700MW). The aim of this move is to cut the offshore wind cost by enabling construction closer to the coast. Namely, the newly designated […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE NPower Renewables has changed their plans for connecting a 1,2 GW wind farm to the grid. They initially planned to bring power to the grid trough a 50 mile network of pylons across East Lindsey. The National Grid gave the company an offer to connect the wind farm to the existing electricity transmission network […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has announced the project boundaries of the first four offshore wind farm projects to be developed in the Round 3 Dogger Bank Zone. The identification of the boundaries for these four offshore wind farms, two that will connect into the national grid in Yorkshire and two into Teesside, is a significant step towards finalising […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT has laid out its ideas for supporting the possible further expansion of offshore wind energy in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 26 March 2012

    MAKE Consulting has published its 2012 Global Wind Power Market Outlook report. MAKE continues to see significant growth in the global wind power markets with an expected compound annual growth rate of 7% – a downgrade from MAKE’s last quarterly forecast of a 10% 5-year CAGR. High growth is expected in new emerging markets and […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    WindEurope has created an infographic which details the latest trends and developments within the offshore wind industry in Europe in the first half of 2016. The infographic is a visual representation of some of the findings WindEurope published recently in a report titled ‘The European offshore wind industry, Key trends and statistics 1st half 2016.’ According to the report, Europe’s offshore […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in Taiwan has approved the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) of three offshore wind projects proposed to be built off Changhua County by Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable, according to local media.

  • 13 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender for offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification and clearance at the zones identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. The tender covers the 700MW Hollandse Kust Noord, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Alpha, the 700MW Hollandse Kust (west) Beta, the 700MW Ten noorden […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT TSO BV has issued a contract notice for the provision of a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study for the Ijmuiden Ver offshore platforms. This FEED platform study is a part of the development of a 2GW 525 kV DC platform design for the two IJmuiden Ver grid connection systems (GCS) […]

  • 24 October 2011

    The SMart Wind consortium, led by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, announces the launch of its Phase 2 community consultation events set to take place during mid-November 2011 for the first 1GW of the potentially 4GW offshore wind farm in the Hornsea Zone. The events will take place along the proposed route for […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Taiwanese government’s award of grid connection capacity to a total of over 3.8GW of offshore wind projects on 30 April will have a positive impact on other offshore wind markets in Asia, according to a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells. 

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK is expected to account for 35% of the growth in the offshore wind sector over the next five years, according to the latest report by WindEurope. The central scenario in the Wind Energy in Europe: Outlook to 2023 report says that between 2019 and 2023 offshore installations will represent 18.2GW, mainly concentrated in the UK, with […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms. This is the platform for the SylWin1 DC link, which is the most powerful of the four offshore wind power grid connections contracted to Siemens by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT between […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. has issued a tender seeking unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy services covering zones in the Dutch North Sea identified in the Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030. As the designated offshore grid operator for the future wind farms, TenneT is responsible for the engineering, procurement, installation, construction, and operation of the […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Grid Connection

    ABB has installed DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea. The 320-kilovolt converter station, housed on an offshore platform, has a 916 megawatts (MW) power transmission capacity, making it the world’s most powerful installation of its kind, enough to power more than 1,000,000 households with clean energy. The offshore […]

  • 5 February 2015

    Along with its annual report on offshore wind in Europe last year, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has also published an infographic that shows statistical details of the industry.  Here are some other fun facts about the European offshore wind from EWEA’s report: –  The average water depth of wind farms completed, or partially completed, in 2014 was 22.4 […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO B.V. and Iv-Offshore & Energy B.V. have signed a contract for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the first 525kV offshore grid connection. The FEED is part of the development of a new standard design for two 2GW network connections to the IJmuiden Ver wind farms. The two High Voltage Direct […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are holding a number of public meetings regarding the grid connection of the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm. The aim of the meetings is to learn the residents’ opinion on the cable connection route from the 700MW Ten Noorden van […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 500m corporate loan to TenneT. The funds are being made available in connection with the construction and operation of three offshore high voltage direct current (HVDC) lines that will connect wind farms in the North Sea with the German onshore electricity network. The loan agreement was […]