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  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    NKT’s part of the contract for Borssele Beta, won in a consortium with VBMS, is valued at approximately EUR 90 million. As reported earlier, the contract value for VBMS is approximately EUR 70 million.

  • 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.

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to design, engineer, supply and install an Alternating Current (AC) power transmission cable system that will connect Butendiek, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter platform SylWin alpha. The cable will link […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Technology

    In early July 2014, Seabased installed the first ten wave energy converters (WECs) outside Smögen/Kungshamn, Sotenäs Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden.  The operation took two days and the generators are now installed in the southeastern part of the park. In the next few months, a further thirty units will be installed and anchored with buoys. The units will then be connected to […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    ABB and Hitachi have announced an agreement to form a joint venture for high voltage direct current (HVDC) system solutions in Japan. The new entity, to be based in Tokyo, will be responsible for the design, engineering, supply and after-sales services related to the DC system of HVDC projects bringing ABB’s latest technologies to the […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a major project worth in excess of € 250 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the grid connection of offshore wind farms in Germany. The project involves supply, installation and commissioning of a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) 320 kV extruded submarine and land power bipole connection with […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the DolWin3 offshore project to Alstom. This project connects the North Sea wind farms to the mainland supergrid and has an investment volume of more than €1 billion. “With this project, we help to take the energy turnaround another step forward and make it possible for offshore wind energy […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Grid Connection

    For the connection of the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 with the offshore converter platform DolWin alpha via two parallel 155 kV AC submarine cable systems, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) has been awarded on November 8, 2011 by TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT) the order for the supply and installation of 26 kilometers 155 kV […]

  • 9 October 2014

    The construction works of the DolWin gamma offshore converter platform started today, 9 October, at Nordic Yards in Warnemünde. This was marked by the traditional first steel cut, which took place at the Warnemünde site in the presence of representatives of the contractor Alstom and customer TenneT.  As general contractor, Alstom had placed an order […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Grid Connection

    The commissioning of the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) between Germany and Denmark has been delayed until May 2019.

  • 1 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Anholt offshore wind farm electricity production has been halted yesterday morning due to a grid connection problem. According to the transmission system operator Energinet.dk the 400MW wind farm has been offline since 8:35 yesterday because of an unknown fault in its export connection. After a night of trying to pinpoint the error, Energinet.dk decided to […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The objective of the network is to address key risk elements for the grid investments that will be required to integrate large amounts of wind energy into the transmission grid. The initiative is funded by Nordic Energy Research, and consists of four leading universities; NTNU, KTH, CTH and Risø / DTU, STRI, Statnett and DNV. […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO has issued a call for delivery and installation of HDPE pipelines which will house the nearshore and onshore sections of export cables in the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    NSG Wind has teamed up with Wilhelmsen Ship Management to jointly provide a complete technical maintenance solution for TenneT’s onshore and offshore transformer stations and AC electricity transmission systems.

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order worth over $100 million from Energinet.dk, the Danish transmission system operator, to build an alternating current (AC) cable system that will enable the integration and transmission of power from the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm to the mainland grid.  The 600MW cable system will connect the offshore wind farm platforms […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission systems operator Energinet.dk has invited tenders for a marine warranty surveyor for its Kriegers Flak AC and Combined Grid Solution (CGS) projects. Energinet.dk wants to purchase marine warranty services to ensure that marine operations carried out by sub-contractors are performed in a sound and good manner in accordance with good practice and international standards such […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    TenneT has awarded Aker Solutions, NSG Wind and Fichtner with contracts for the maintenance of onshore and offshore converter station components and AC power transmission systems in the Dutch and German North Sea.

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT, an electricity transmission system operator with activities in the Netherlands and Germany, invested EUR 1,46 billion in grid connections for offshore wind farms in 2015, and announced further EUR 22 billion of investments in onshore and offshore electricity infrastructure in the next ten years. A part of the investment budget will go towards the realization of an offshore AC […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Avantha Group Company CG, along with the other consortium partners Fabricom and Iemants, has been selected by Van Oord, for the offshore wind project “Gemini” in the Netherlands. As part of the scope CG, will design, deliver and install 2 high voltage (HV) offshore substations and 1 HV onshore substation. The volume of the order […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the wind industry’s leading power technology solutions provider, announced its full support for the emerging offshore wind market in North America at AWEA Offshore Windpower Expo, held this week at the Baltimore Convention Center. ABB is demonstrating several of its major technological breakthroughs at this week’s event, held October 11-13. These technologies include ABB’s […]

  • 7 July 2011
    R&D, Training & Education

      Vattenfall has been participating in a EU project on challenges on up scaling wind power technology. The project came to an end in March 2011, which resulted in reliability modelling and design criteria of future wind turbines / wind farms and improvements on the grid integration issues. The UPWIND European project was initiated in […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is leading a new project that will develop methods to optimise the management of electrical connections and pave the way for an integrated energy system across the Nordic countries. The project, Multi-DC – Innovative Methods for Optimal Operation of Multiple HVDC Connections and Grids, is supported by Grand Solutions Innovation Fund Denmark.

  • 5 March 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has announced the successful trials of PassiveBoost™, the technology which will allow remote power networks to go DC. This is an important step in lowering the cost of power delivered from offshore installations and increasing the electrical output delivered from renewable energy sources in distant, inhospitable places. Since Edison, electrical engineers at […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the subsea transmission link connecting one of the largest offshore wind farms in Europe to the Belgian grid. The Thornton Bank project, executed for the Belgian company C-Power NV was completed on schedule. The transmission link was constructed as part of an expansion of […]

  • 8 December 2014

    In August Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, a joint venture of Statoil and Statkraft, announced it had awarded a contract to Siemens for the supply of 67 turbines for their 402MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. Siemens will be providing their SWT-6.0-1 54 6MW turbine. This was soon after followed by thecontract for the grid connection. Siemens […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    ABB and Aibel have formed a strategic partnership to deliver offshore wind integration solutions. ABB will focus on its high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology, while Aibel will take turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) responsibility for the design, construction, installation and commissioning of the offshore platforms. The partners will collaborate on the design, engineering and […]