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  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy and National Grid have both joined the growing tenant community at Discovery Park in Kent, Europe’s largest science and technology park. The site had just five tenants when it was taken over by Discovery Park Ltd, a private consortium, two years ago. Since then, it has attracted a host of companies locally, nationally […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE npower renewables have given an update on the proposed Atlantic Array Wind Farm located in the Bristol Channel. The company today announced the 2013 project refinements. Through the consultation and assessment undertaken, RWE npower renewables has been working to develop the most appropriate offshore wind farm for the Bristol Channel. The latest revisions to […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Walney Extension, a 659MW wind farm in the Irish Sea, is scheduled to become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm in a few days and throw the 630MW London Array off the throne. 

  • 8 April 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed the announcement that all 175 turbines at the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, London Array, are now generating clean electricity. The turbines were installed in the Thames Estuary between January and December last year. First power was generated in October 2012 and with the 175th turbine now online, Phase One of […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    MarineSpace Ltd has recently been awarded the contract by London Array Ltd to produce the Year 1 Post-Construction Environmental Monitoring Annual Report for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm.  Environmental issues have been a key focus of this project from the EIS stage to date, and publication of the Annual Report summarising the key findings […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Anti-wind farm group has raised concerns about the visual impact of RWE proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind farm, reported North Devon Gazette 24. The Slay the Array has released its own photographic impression of how the Atlantic Array would look from Putsborough describing it as “a horizon filled with industrial machinery.” Steve Crowther, Slay the […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    BPD Zenith has been selected to deliver its Maximo for Offshore Wind asset management solution to the 630MW London Array, the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm. The system will be used to support the subsequent phases of the wind farm’s lifecycle. Maximo for Offshore Wind is based on IBM Maximo, an enterprise asset management system, […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Environment

    The No Tiree Array (NTA) campaign, which opposes to Scottish Power Renewables’ proposal for Argyll Array offshore wind farm, warns about the company’s latest update on the proposal. The NTA published the following on its website: SPR announced ,at their 30th Oct Update that  they are considering a revision to the design of the proposed Array […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    A new milestone has been reached with the erection of London Array’s 100th wind turbine. The landmark was reached at 18.45 on Tuesday, 7 August when the turbine’s final blade was lifted into place. “With 100 wind turbines now assembled, more than three quarters of the foundations completed and the two offshore substations in place, […]

  • 3 April 2012

      SPR has announced a further delay in submitting its planning application for the proposed Tiree(Argyll) Array . The proposed Array is now delayed till 2nd ha 2014. If consented , the Array will not come on line till 2020. Note , if consented, under the Crown Estates lease , SPR has a further 12 […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, will be inaugurated today, July 4. The UK Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Edward Davey, announced his participation in the official opening of the offshore wind farm. The London Array, jointly owned by Dong Energy, Masdar and EON, comprises 175 Siemens’ 3.6 MW […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    The London Array consortium, Abu Dhabi’s Masdar, E.ON, Dong Energy on Monday announced that work is under way at the world’s largest offshor… (wam) [mappress] Source: wam, November 01, 2011

  • 2 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    London Array’s second full year of generation has seen output from the offshore wind farm pass the 5TWh mark. The wind farm became fully operational in April 2013, having first started exporting power in October 2012. Output to date now amounts to electricity equivalent to the annual consumption of some 1.2m UK households. Over the […]

  • 13 December 2013

    No Tiree Array, a campaigning group that opposes the development of the Argyll Array offshore wind farm, has issued the following press release regarding the latest news about the project: Scottish Power has announced dropping development of their proposed TIREE (Argyll) Array. The proposed TIREE (Argyll) Array was to be the largest offshore wind farm […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The Dalby Swale has been contracted by Siemens to work on the London Array Wind Farm. The Swale was chosen for her versatility in carrying cargo and passenger comfort. The vessel is 23m long with a residual mounted wheelhouse and saloon, and a sprint speed of 30knts and cruises at 24knts. The Dalby Swale is the […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Centrica plc and DONG Energy have today jointly decided to cease development of wind farms in the Irish Sea Zone through their 50/50 joint venture vehicle Celtic Array Limited (“Celtic Array”). The decision to stop development comes as a result of an assessment of the Zone, which has confirmed challenging ground conditions that make the […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Environment

    After RWE Renewables issued a draft environmental impact assessment last month, the National Trust has again raised its voice against the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm, This is North Devon news site released. In its statement, the National Trust said that the proposed offshore wind farm will bring in an industrial scale development to the […]

  • 9 September 2013

    London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, has appointed DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors in Maidstone to provide it with accounting and tax services for the next three years. For DSH partner Duncan Cochrane-Dyet, the appointment is recognition of the quality of DSH’s teams.  “When we were invited to tender, we knew it […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In early September the London Array Consortium started installing London Array’s last export cable. The export cables run from offshore substations to the onshore substation at Cleve Hill, where the power generated by London Array will flow into the national electricity network. The cables have been buried in trenches dug into the seabed and as […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Technology

    Tocardo Tidal Turbines has installed three of its T1 tidal turbines in the Dutch ‘Afsluitdijk’, a 32 km long primary sea defence. Managed by Dutch Tidal Testing Centre, the three turbines are the first to be installed closely together in an array. “The turbines will give us vital data and experience in turbine arrays. We […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Opponents of the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm are calling for people to have their say about the project by tomorrow, claiming that it would have major impact on tourism. This is South Wales news portal quotes Carl Johnson of Rhossili as saying that RWE had minimized the visual impact of the turbines and that […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Masdar Energy UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Masdar, has refinanced its stake in the 630 MW London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The refinanced debt totalled approximately GBP 466 million in commercial bank debt, maturing in December 2032. Original financing for the project closed in October 2013. Located off the coast of Kent […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction works at London Array Offshore Wind Farm are complete and the wind farm is operational. However, some remedial construction works are required. Due to the long term essential maintenance, the wind turbine D20, located on the west side of the wind farm, has a 500m safety exclusion zone in place from the 8th September […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    London Array, a joint venture owned by DONG Energy (50%), E.ON (30%) and Masdar (20%), announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of transmission assets at the world’s largest offshore wind farm to Blue Transmission London Array Limited. The divestment takes place pursuant to the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) regime. Following a […]

  • 31 May 2012

    On Wednesday 30th May Alicat Workboats held a naming ceremony for the third London Array Crew transfer vessel. A competition was run to name the vessel and this was won by an eight-year-old Thanet schoolgirl , as part of her prize she won a VIP family break and £500 for her school. Cerys Jones, who […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Innogy has appointed Intertek to undertake physical process modeling on the Dublin Array offshore wind project in Ireland. The modeling results provided by Intertek and supported by Cooper Marine Advisors will feed directly into the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) required to secure permits for the project approval. The company said it is modeling the Realistic […]