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  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Jack-Up Barge has announced signing a multi-year charter agreement with the German BARD Group for Jack-Up Barge’s Self Elevating Platforms JB-115 and JB-117. The contract is valued at in excess of EUR 100 million. Both platforms will be deployed in the BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm – the largest German offshore wind farm to […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    BARD Group announced yesterday that it is repositioning itself in the wind energy market. With the offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1 construction completed, the BARD Group has set a milestone in offshore wind energy. By September, all 80 wind turbines will be connected to the grid. After the completion of the construction phase of […]

  • 27 January 2011
    Training & Education

    The shareholder meeting of the BARD-Group, headquartered in Emden, has appointed Bernd Ranneberg and Dieter Sichau to the BARD Holding GmbH management board. They thereby reinforce Arwit Gunt, who was appointed as managing director beginning of October 2010. Bernd Ranneberg (49) as CFO will be primarily responsible for Financing, Accounting and Controlling as well as […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The divestiture of Germany’s offshore pioneer BARD has yet to be completed as planned. The reasons for this include a persistently difficult market environment, technological challenges and the high level of complexity involved in the pioneering project BARD Offshore 1. The full divestiture of the BARD Group as a turn-key provider for offshore wind farms […]

  • 2 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    BARD Holding and the Netherlands based green investment firm Typhoon Offshore have signed an agreement to jointly build windfarms on the North Sea. BARD Holding will focus mainly on the technical realization of the wind farms and Typhoon Offshore mainly on the structuring and financing thereof. Dr. Stephan Bormann, deputy managing director BARD Holding GmbH […]

  • 29 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Yesterday the BARD-jack-up-barge “Wind Lift I” reached the installation site of BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial wind farm in the German North Sea. The Windlift I left the Emden harbour in the late evening of  March 27th. to set for the project site, located about 100 km northwest of the island of Borkum where […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In yet another first for German offshore wind farms, Ocean Breeze Energy has reported that Bard Offshore 1 generated more than 3.5 TWh of electricity from its commissioning in late 2013 to November 2016. The wind farm generated over 500 GWh of electricity from June 2016 to November 2016. Bard Offshore 1 is located 100 […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      BARD, Germany’s offshore pioneer seated in Emden, has completed the realignment of the management team which began early 2011. Olaf Struck (46) will join Bernd Ranneberg (50, CEO) and Manuel Althoff (47, CFO) from the 1st of October 2011 as new chief technical officer (CTO) of BARD Holding GmbH. Olaf Struck is a versed […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The BARD Group is intensifying its construction activities in the development site of BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial offshore wind farm in the North Sea located around 100 kilometres off the island coast of Borkum. From now on, the JB 117 belonging to the Dutch company Jack-Up Barge B.V. will be used for the […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Dipl.Wirt.Ing. (FH) Willi Balz has congratulated BARD on the completion of the BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm construction. The wind farm consists of 80 turbines with a total capacity of 400 MW, which can produce enough electricity for more than one million people in the Ruhr area. “In spite all the setbacks, BARD was […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A mutually acceptable solution has been achieved over a balance of interests and a new social plan amid constructive negotiations between the management and the union of Cuxhaven Steel Construction CSC. The operational tasks of the CSC for the BARD Offshore 1 will be completed by 31 October 2012. The BARD group is still in […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to acquire Ocean Breeze Energy, the owner of the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany. MIRA, who will carry out the acquisition via a Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 led consortium, will buy the company from Unicredit. “Offshore wind is playing a significant role in Germany’s ambitious Energiewende,” […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Today, in the presence of the German Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Dr Philipp Rösler, the first complete high-sea wind farm off the North Sea coast, BARD Offshore 1, was officially inaugurated. 80 5-megawatt wind turbines make BARD Offshore 1 the highest performing offshore German wind farm. With an output of 400 megawatts, BARD […]

  • 2 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Emden. The Bard Group and the Spanish Gamesa have terminated their negotiations over a possible co-operation. This was communicated by both companies in corresponding declarations. “We have learned from the talks, that our positions on the conditions of a co-operation in the offshore area were too far apart”, said Heiko Ross, Managing Director of BARD […]

  • 19 November 2012

    More than a year before its completion, BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm has reached capacity of 100 megawatts which can power around 100,000 households with renewable electricity. The most powerful German offshore wind farm, BARD Offshore 1 is located about 100 kilometres northwest of Borkum. After its completion, which is scheduled for late 2013 […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the 80th turbine in the BARD Offshore 1 construction site this week, one month earlier than originally planned, marks the official completion of the installation process for the first commercial offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The BARD Group has thus affirmed its role as a pioneer in the construction of […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The German company Bard Holding GmbH hopes the negotiations on its takeover will end within about 12 weeks, Bloomberg reports. Axel Bahr, the company’s spokesman, has stated that Bard expects “indicative offers” at end-March and completion in 6 to 12 weeks, however it remains unknown which companies are involved in the current talks. Cost and […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Bard Offshore 1 has produced more than 2TWh of electricity since the inauguration in 2013, which makes it the first offshore wind farm in Germany to achieve this. From January to October, the wind farm produced 700 gigawatt hours, while in October alone it produced 100 gigawatt hours – enough to power a medium-sized city like […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    In early 2014, Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS) will assume responsibility for the operation and servicing of the offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1, situated some 90 kilometres off the coast of Borkum. OWS aims to establish itself on the wind energy market and provide services to third parties both offshore and onshore. These services […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Typhoon Offshore, the green investment company, and HVC, the Alkmaar-based energy provider to municipalities and water districts, have acquired from BARD Holding GmbH the 600MW wind farm that will be constructed in the North Sea, 55 kilometers North East of Schiermonnikoog. With this acquisition, the largest renewable energy project in The Netherlands is now fully […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering said on Monday that it was considering purchasing German wind turbine maker Bard, as the South… (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, November 07, 2011; Image: bard-offshore

  • 12 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    A full nine months before its final completion, BARD Offshore 1 is already by far the largest and most powerful German wind farm on the high seas. The 40th of a total of 80 turbines belonging to the 5-megawatt-class and located around 100 kilometres off the island coast of Borkum has now been connected to […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The grouting of the last of the 80 foundations of the unique offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1 has recently been completed by ITW Densit in the German Bight, North Sea. This pioneering German wind farm built in German waters covers around 60 square kilometres and has a production capacity of 400 MW, which is […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Cuxhaven Steel Construction (CSC), which belongs to the BARD Group and specialises in steel constructions for offshore wind farms, will cease production as of April 30 2013. The management board and the works council had already reached a consensus last August on a corresponding social plan and a reconciliation of interests. As a result of […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Offshore Consult (DOC) has won a follow-up contract to manage vessels used by the German wind farm operator Ocean Breeze Energy (OBE) on the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 wind farm from 2016 until 2017. Following a selection process for the operation & maintenance campaigns in 2016/2017, OBE and DOC chose the vessels of Siem Offshore Contractors […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH &Co. KG is not buying the 400 MW offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1. Delays in the completion of the wind farm and the modified risk assessment of offshore wind farms have led to a decision that the holding company SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH &Co. KG and the project company SüdWestStrom StadtKraftWerk / […]