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  • 10 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The UK founded infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured a contract to build the onshore substation for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project on the East coast of England.

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Mott MacDonald provided key technical, regulatory and environmental advisory services to Balfour Beatty Investments, facilitating their successful acquisition of the high voltage transmission link for the 504MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm located off the coast of Suffolk. Balfour Beatty Investments is a partner in the Green Energy Transmission Consortium, which is now the Offshore […]

  • 6 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that it has been appointed preferred bidder for the transmission assets of the Thanet offshore wind farm project, located off the most eastern part of Kent, as part of the Offshore Transmission Owners (“OFTO”) regulatory regime.

  • 21 March 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded Balfour Beatty with a GBP 5.5 million EPCI contract for a substation and onshore cable for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, world’s first floating offshore wind farm. Jonathan Chapman, Director of Offshore for Balfour Beatty said: “This is an exciting market for us and we look forward to playing our part in delivering […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty has sold 33.3% of its interest in the Greater Gabbard Offshore Transmission (OFTO) project for a consideration of £25.5 million. The investment is being acquired by funds managed by Equitix, an investor and fund manager of core infrastructure assets. The consideration is to be paid in cash in full on completion of the […]

  • 16 May 2016

    Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Limited has been fined GBP 2.6 million after a 32-year-old subcontractor, working on behalf of the company, was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reported.  On 14 April 2010, the worker was laying ducting for a new cable for an offshore wind farm […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £25 million project by DONG Energy to construct a high voltage onshore substation, as part of the new Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Work to construct the new onshore substation is planned to start in January 2016, with Balfour Beatty responsible for the build at North Killingholme, North […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, announces the signing of a strategic agreement with Balfour Beatty to become the exclusive integrated marine service provider for its OFTO asset portfolio in offshore wind farms around the UK. The agreement will see James Fisher provide a fully managed service for the […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty has contracted VBMS to undertake a repair of Gwynt y Môr export cable. For the job in the Mostyn area, VBMS has utilised cable laying vessel NDurance, which will be working on the site by the end of May / early June dependent upon weather delays. David Brown, the project manager at Balfour […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    E.ON has today announced that Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions (BBUS) has been awarded the contract to install the cable on its Humber Gateway offshore wind farm. The contract, worth circa £19 million, will involve the design and installation of a 30km section of underground 132kV cable which will be used to connect the Humber Gateway […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    After buying the Thanet offshore transmission infrastructure in December last year, Balfour Beatty has announced the disposal of an 80% interest in the project for £40 million. Thanet OFTO is the high-voltage electricity transmission system connecting the 300MW Thanet Wind Farm, off the coast of Kent, to the onshore transmission grid. Assets include one offshore […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £12 million scheme to develop an onshore substation to facilitate the transfer of electricity from the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in North Wales to the National Grid for Dong Energy. The substation will be located at Bodelwyddan, south of the St Asaph Business Park in Denbighshire, where it […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Grid Connection

    Balfour Beatty has won a contract to deliver the British onshore civil works for the Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. Under the GBP 90 million four-year contract, Balfour Beatty is responsible for the civil engineering and installation of 68km of high-voltage cabling across Lincolnshire, connecting Denmark […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty Investments Limited has been chosen to operate the offshore transmission system of the Thanet wind farm.  Ofgem has determined to grant an offshore transmission licence to Thanet OFTO Limited, which is the proposed licensee entity incorporated by Balfour Beatty Investments Limited, the successful bidder in respect of the Thanet project. With 100 Vestas V90 3MW wind turbines, the Thanet Offshore Wind […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem has appointed the Balfour Beatty Equitix Consortium as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high voltage transmission links to the Gwynt y Môr wind farm. At 576MW it is currently the second largest project to have reached this tender stage. The estimated value of the transmission assets is £346m. Balfour Beatty Equitix […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Balfour Beatty have broken ground on the onshore substation for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. Balfour Beatty is in charge of enabling works for the wind farm’s onshore substation to ensure the site preparation is underway in good time, avoiding future schedule pressures, a spokesperson from Ørsted told OffshoreWIND. The main contract for […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    E.ON has signed an agreement for the sale of transmission assets at its Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to a consortium comprising Balfour Beatty Investments and Equitix.  The final sale price for the transmission assets is GBP 162.9 million. The annual revenue required to cover the transmission network charges that E.ON’s Humber Gateway will pay […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    ElecLink, a wholly owned subsidiary of Groupe Eurotunnel, has awarded contracts for the UK-France interconnector for which the foundation was laid yesterday. The developer contracted Siemens, Prysmian and Balfour Beatty to build the 1GW HVDC link.

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company, has agreed a £164mn deal to transfer ownership of a Kent wind farm’s electricity export cables and substations.  The agreement, with international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, was finalised today following a tender process, managed by energy regulator Ofgem, to select the new transmission owner. The transmission infrastructure of Thanet Offshore […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has announced a shortlist of four bidders competing to own and operate the offshore transmission links to the West of Duddon Sands windfarm. Shortlisted bidders go through to the final bid stage where Ofgem will appoint the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) to own and operate the £311m transmission assets for the next 20 years. […]

  • 8 March 2015

    Vattenfall Agrees 10.31 Eurocecent/kWh to Win Horns Rev 3 After today’s news that Vattenfall was chosen to build the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm, Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building issued some details about the winning tender, revealing that the company was selected because it had agreed a price of 10.31 Eurocent per […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has appointed Balfour Beatty Equitix Consortium as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission link to the Humber Gateway wind farm for the next 20 years. This completes the procurement of Tender Round 3 offshore transmission owner (OFTO) projects. Balfour Beatty Equitix Consortium, a consortium comprising Balfour Beatty Investments Limited and […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Grid Connection

      Equitix, Amp Capital and Balfour Beatty Consortium Appointed as Preferred Bidder for High-Voltage Link to Greater Gabbard Offshore Windfarm Green Energy Transmission (GET), a consortium comprising Equitix Ltd and AMP Capital Investors, together with Balfour Beatty Capital Limited has been selected by Ofgem E-Serve as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high […]

  • 1 February 2011
    Grid Connection

    National Grid Offshore, Misubishi and Balfour Beatty Capital are among eight bidders that have qualified to compete for three offshore wind… (newenergyworldnetwork) [mappress] Source: newenergyworldnetwork, February 01, 2011

  • 12 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    Gwynt y Môr OFTO plc has been awarded a licence by Ofgem to own and operate the £352 million transmission link to the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm. It is the largest offshore transmission (OFTO) project to date to be financed through the capital markets. Gwynt y Môr OFTO plc is owned by the Balfour […]

  • 8 June 2016

    Balfour Beatty will construct an electricity substation at Blyth for the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstrator project, developed by EDF Energy Renewables. The power generated by the wind farm will be supplied to the substation for transmission to the National Grid. The turbines will provide enough low carbon electricity to power 33,000 homes. The 41.5MW project will use MHI Vestas’ […]