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  • 11 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    As energy cost reduction has become a buzzword in the renewables industry and a hot topic during European’s major wind fair EWEA 2012 starting from April 16, ABB brings to this event its complete wind portfolio as well as latest technologies to address the issue. One of the highlights of ABB’s booth is its offering […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    DNV GL has been awarded a contract by Cosco Shipping Company Limited of China for the installation engineering services for the BorWin gamma high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform. The Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT is developing the offshore AC/DC converter platform BorWin gamma as part of the grid connection project BorWin3. A consortium […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been called in by EnBW (Energie Baden-Wurttemberg) to use its specialized Capjet trenching system to protect the HV (high voltage) subsea power export cables for Baltic 1, Germany’s first commercial offshore wind farm. Nexans provides specialized trenching service for Baltic 1 offshore wind farm subsea power […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Technology

    At this year’s Hanover Fair Siemens Energy presented smart, eco-friendly solutions for power generation, transmission and distribution. The highlights included a new 2.3-MW gearless wind turbine for low wind speeds, solutions for the connection of offshore wind farms to the grid using high-voltage direct-current transmission technology (HVDC) as well as a charging point, which can […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited has reduced the number of onshore cable circuits required for electricity transport from the offshore wind farm to the national grid. According to the project team, this will help reduce the overall construction footprint of the project and realise planned reductions in costs.

  • 25 May 2015

    Events such as the EWEA OFFSHORE that took place in March, are providing excellent opportunities to hear all about the latest developments and challenges to overcome in the vibrant industry that is offshore wind. But reading and hearing is one thing… Experiencing the real thing is another. To give Offshore WIND and the articles we write as […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Grid Connection

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue  HVDC and HVAC Submarine Power Cables: Supply Constraints, Demand Drivers, Technology Issues, Prominent Projects, Key Industry Players, and Global Market Forecasts The high-voltage submarine cable market is, by all definitions, a niche market with few purchasers and even fewer manufacturers and installers. […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Grid Connection

    The creation of hundreds of jobs and production of huge amounts of home grown renewable energy is one step closer today as RWE npower renewables makes a series of announcements about the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm. The company, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers, is announcing a consultation on the wind farm’s […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group will be present at 2013 RenewableUK Offshore Wind in Manchester, from June 12 to 13 (booth 47) with its state-of-the-art range of products and services for the offshore wind power industry. The range on display will include AC and DC high power transmission capacity submarine cable systems used in all major interconnections worldwide. […]

  • 21 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification) will offer key insights into the most pressing issues facing the energy industry today and in the future at the CIGRE session for electric power systems in Paris between the 25th and 29th of August 2014 (stand number 355). “At a time of great […]

  • 26 January 2015

    One of the major cost elements in developing an offshore wind farm is to be found in the area of cabling and grid connection. There are significant costs incurred with the production of the inter array and export cables, their installation and the related connection activities ensuring the transfer of the energy produced to the […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Narec was successful in its bid for the second phase of Regional Growth Funding (RGF). Narec will manage the £11 million Wind Innovation Programme, which includes match funding from the private sector to the order of £5 million, to bring together offshore market leaders with world-class technology providers and academia in the UK.  Andrew Mill, […]

  • 12 January 2015

    In the Netherlands, the government aspires to build new offshore wind farms with a combined output of 3,450MW by 2023. The Minister of Economic Affairs recently decided that Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT will have the responsibility of building the offshore grid to accommodate these wind farms. Offshore WIND asked Mel Kroon, the CEO of […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The UK currently has the largest offshore wind market in the world, with an installed capacity amounting to over 3.6GW, and a currrent development pipeline of up to almost 40GW capacity in the future. There are two development rounds in progress and an ambitious third round waiting to kick off. However, this third round is […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, DNV has also been a major player in the wind industry for over 25 years. After the recent acquisition of KEMA, the new company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, is today undoubtedly one of the world’s largest wind energy […]

  • 23 May 2017

    ACE Winches has mobilised and installed a winch package for use on the jacket installation and float-over of the topside of the DolWin gamma platform, the centrepiece of the 900MW DolWin3 grid connection.

  • 31 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid has outlined plans to connect new sources of electricity generation in Cumbria to the national power network by creating a ‘North West Coast Power Ring’. The company has been asked to provide a connection into the electricity transmission system for the proposed new 3.2 GW nuclear power station, Moorside, near Sellafield in West […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    ORE Catapult is looking to procure a Power Analyser System to be used in the 15MW wind turbine and 3MW marine drivetrain test facilities in Blyth, which will link into the Grid Emulation System (eGrid) to allow the measurement of current and voltage usage from the eGrid system.

  • 27 March 2013
    Grid Connection

    At its second annual Conference Supergrid 2013 on 19 March, the Friends of the Supergrid (FOSG) published two new Reports on the development of Supergrid technology. The first is an update of the Roadmap to Supergrid illustrating what technology is currently available, what is on the horizon and what common standards are needed. Specific emphasis […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) and J-Power Systems Corporation (JPS) have been awarded a contract with TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT). The contract is for the supply, installation and commissioning of the 155kV grid connection system for the Innogy Nordsee 1 Offshore Wind Farm (Cable System) project. The contract award marks a further key milestone as part […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Offshore grid operator TenneT has issued a call for competition for the delivery and installation of submarine power cables that will connect offshore platforms to the Dutch grid.

  • 23 May 2011

      ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced the introduction of a new DC (direct current) electrical system for marine applications. The new system is part of a revival of power solutions using DC electricity, and will provide highly efficient power distribution and electric propulsion for a wide range of vessels. It […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    The project sets new technological milestones reaching 864MW of power rating and 320 KV DC voltage Prysmian is the industry leader involved in most of the major worldwide offshore Windfarms projects Prysmian, a leading worldwide player in the energy and telecommunications cable industry, has been awarded a project worth more than €250 million by the […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT has commissioned the 170kV high-voltage cable system at the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) connecting Denmark and Germany. According to NKT, the work on the CGS cable connecting the Kriegers Flak and Baltic 2 offshore wind farms was completed on schedule and on budget. The high-voltage cable system connects the Danish region of […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The second meeting of the community working group established to assist Forewind with the siting of the electricity infrastructure for the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development will be held in Cottingham this week. Representatives from parish councils, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and community groups have agreed to work with Forewind to help identify […]