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  • 5 December 2016

    Atkins, which has been acting as Technical Advisor to EDF Energy Renewables for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm, is moving into a delivery role on the project as the wind farm is now under construction. Experts from Atkins joined the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project team to review the designs and provide additional assurance and risk management […]

  • 19 June 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables will be carrying out site investigations within the area of its planned Blyth Offshore Demonstration Project during June. There are two key areas of work planned, geophysical, by EGS (International), Ltd, which looks at the seabed and geotechnical, by GEO (Denmark), which will drill boreholes into the seabed to understand rock formation. […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Northumberland-based Renown Engineering has won the order from civil engineering contractor, BAM Nuttall, to manufacture watertight hatches for EDF Energy Renewables’ Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project.

  • 28 March 2012

    Narec is seeking consent from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to construct and operate, for up to 22 years, a 99.9MW offshore wind demonstration site at Blyth, Northumberland. The proposed project will comprise a maximum of 15 turbines, to be constructed across 3 arrays, with a maximum number of 5 turbines in each array, at water […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following The Crown Estate’s announcement of a competition for the offshore land rights of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will in parallel shortly be launching a process for the sale of the remaining complementary assets, comprising primarily the grid connection, associated onshore land rights and wind data. ORE Catapult […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul installed the fifth and final MHI Vestas 8.3MW turbine at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project site yesterday, 28 September. 

  • 29 June 2016
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul’s vessel Vole au vent will install MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. “Jan De Nul is one of the first to install this new mega turbine and is of course very proud to be a part of this innovative demonstrator project and to work for one of the […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Narec has taken receipt of the first of the rolled ‘cans’ for the tripod foundation structure of its offshore monitoring platform, part of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. Fabricated by McNulty Offshore Construction Limited on the River Tyne, the installation of the complete platform structure is expected to occur in the early Autumn of this […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The load-out of turbine components for the last two turbines to be installed at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project construction site took place at the Port of Esbjerg.

  • 18 August 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The fifth and final gravity based foundation built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project has arrived at the installation site and is about to undergo immersion.

  • 11 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the five gravity based foundations built at the Neptune dry dock in Newcastle by the Royal BAM Group for the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project  has begun its journey down the River Tyne, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 14 August 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Two out of the five gravity-based foundations (GBFs) for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project have been fitted with a sensor system designed by ORE Catapult, with the first such GBF currently making its way up the River Tyne before being installed at the site.

  • 21 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Four out of five upper steel shafts have been lifted onto the gravity based foundations built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project at the Neptune dry dock on the Tyne in Newcastle, EDF Energy Renewables said.

  • 13 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Gravity based foundations for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project are well under construction at the Neptune dry dock on the Tyne in Newcastle, UK. Lower shafts have been placed, with roof panels set to be mounted this month, according to BAM Infra’s social media pages.

  • 15 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    Nexans has officially signed a contract for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm Project after VBMS selected its 66kV cable system to provide the subsea connection between the offshore turbines and the onshore grid for the project. This will be the first project to use the new 66kV cable technology. The standard voltage for array cables […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables Starts Blyth Demo Public Sessions

  • 23 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has delivered five new WindSTAR transformers to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, to be deployed at the world’s first 66 kV offshore wind farm in the UK – the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator.

  • 31 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first gravity-based foundation (GBF) built for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project has been installed onto the seabed. The second of the total of five GBFs has also arrived at the site and is ready to be installed.

  • 7 December 2016

    In October, EDF Energy Renewables established a new project office in Blyth to manage the construction of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm, located around 6km off the coast of Blyth, connecting to a new substation being built on the site of the former Blyth Power Station. The scheme’s 25‐strong project team has moved into […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian corrosion protection systems designer Elsyca has created a cathodic protection system for the self-installing concrete gravity based wind turbine foundation structures to be used for the first time at the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. Royal BAM Group has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy Renewables via SPV Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Ltd, to design, fabricate and install five full-size […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan de Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au Vent has installed the first of five 8.3MW MHI Vestas turbines at the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project off the coast of Northumberland, UK, EDF RE reports.

  • 29 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    BAM Nutall has completed the roof panel installation on the five self-installing gravity base foundations being constructed for EDF Energy Renewables’ 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator (BOD) wind farm.

  • 22 June 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Group officially opened the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm on Friday, 22 June.

  • 11 September 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine foundations are now in place off the coast of Blyth to mark the latest stage of the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm project.

  • 2 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Predictive analytics provider ONYX InSight has signed a contract with EDF Renewables to provide predictive maintenance services at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.

  • 2 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed installation, termination and testing work at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.