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  • 25 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    TenneT Offshore GmbH has issued a tender for the technical planning of an onshore cable route as part of the planning approval process for the BorWin6 offshore grid connection in the German North Sea. The tender includes the technical planning of the country route of the BorWin6 cable system, which lands in Neuenkoog (Büsum) and […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch Sif Holding N.V. has been awarded a contract for the production of all tubular components for the jacket of the BorWin gamma platform.  The contract includes the production of legs, bracings, pile sleeves and pin piles for the jacket. The project is being undertaken by Petrofac in consortium with Siemens for the German-Dutch transmission grid operator […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has connected the Veja Mate offshore wind farm to the BorWin2 offshore grid connection. With wind turbines yet to be installed, the grid connection will be used to obtain power for the works carried out during the construction phase. The connection between BorWin beta and Veja Mate’s substation consists of two 11,4km AC cables with a voltage […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has commissioned the 900MW BorWin3 offshore grid platform in the German North Sea. BorWin3 will connect the 497MW EnBW Hohe See and the 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farms to the German grid. It represents TenneT’s twelfth offshore wind project and takes the company’s offshore transmission capacity in the North Sea to more than 7GW, […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens 6MW wind turbine installed at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started feeding the German electricity grid with green, renewable energy two months ahead of schedule.

  • 15 April 2014

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a major project worth in excess of € 250 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the grid connection of offshore wind farms in Germany. The project involves supply, installation and commissioning of a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) 320 kV extruded submarine and land power bipole connection with […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Grid Connection

    Siemens and Petrofac have handed over the 900MW BorWin3 offshore grid connection system in the German North Sea to TenneT. The grid link was handed over following several weeks of testing, and TenneT has now taken over the maintenance and operation of the connection. The link was commissioned in August 2019. Siemens was responsible for […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over HelWin2, the fourth North Sea grid link, to the customer TenneT. This marks the start of commercial operation of the grid connection by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator. There are now four Siemens grid links with a transmission capacity of over 2.9 gigawatts (GW) installed in the North Sea which together […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Grid Connection

    Eleven offshore grid connection systems with a joint capacity of 6,232MW for offshore wind energy transmission from sea to land have now been connected to the German power grid by transmission system operator TenneT. “With this, TenneT has now almost entirely achieved the federal government’s expansion goal of having 6,500 megawatts of offshore wind capacity […]

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms. This is the platform for the SylWin1 DC link, which is the most powerful of the four offshore wind power grid connections contracted to Siemens by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT between […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over SylWin1, the third North Sea grid connection this year, to its customer TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission grid operator has now put the world’s most powerful grid connection to date into commercial operation, Siemens said in a press release issued Friday, April 25. The offshore platform of the SylWin1 grid connection is […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has now handed over HelWin1, the second North Sea grid connection in quick succession, to TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission system operator has now also put this grid connection into commercial operation. Located around 85 kilometers off the German coast, northwest of the island of Helgoland, the grid connection can transmit up to 576 megawatts […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and  Mitsubishi Corporation officially closed their partnership with respect to two German offshore high-voltage cable projects, BorWin1 and BorWin2. Mitsubishi’s voting interest will be 49% with aggregate maximum equity commitment of EUR 240 million. At the same time both partners signed a contract for an investment in two more offshore projects named HelWin2 and DolWin2 in which Mitsubishi also will acquire a […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB has commissioned and delivered the DolWin2 offshore wind transmission link to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.

  • 28 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    During the development of its new Offshore Transformer Module (OTM), Siemens team “threw away the rulebook” and got the weight down, because stripping the weight means stripping the costs. It removes the need for specialised heavy-lift vessels and allows using vessels already deployed on the field to install turbine foundations. 

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium including Highland Group Holdings Ltd., Siemens Financial Services and Copenhagen Infrastructure II, a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, announced today that it arranged the successful financing of the 400 MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm project, for a total project investment of EUR 1.9 billion. The Veja Mate offshore wind farm will operate 95 km North West from […]

  • 24 November 2014

    At the end of August the construction of the 400MW Global Tech I wind farm was completed with the installation of the last of the 80 Areva M5000-11 6 turbines. The construction has been within budget. Global Tech I is located approximately 180km northwest of Bremerhaven, in the German North Sea in water depths of […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    In the first six months of 2012 TenneT realised a steady growth (underlying) of revenue and profit in both the Netherlands and Germany. Underlying revenue amounted to EUR 842 million (EUR 816 million reported revenue), with underlying growth both in the Netherlands (23%) and in Germany (28%). Underlying operating profit for this period was EUR […]

  • 25 December 2014

    With 2015 around the corner, we have decided to give you the overview of the most interesting video from 2014. As the North Sea is the center of offshore wind industry, it is not a surprise that most of the videos show development from this area. Alstom completes 6MW Haliade installation As the modern technological […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    Wind farms operating offshore Germany generated 24.16 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity in 2019, an increase of 26.5% compared to 19.1TWh of electricity generated offshore in 2018. Wind farms in the North Sea generated 20.21TWh of electricity in 2019, a 20.7% increase compared to 2018 when 16.75TWh of power was generated by North Sea wind farms, […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    VIDEO: Alstom’s 6MW Turbine Spinning at Belwind Site Last year in November, Alsom installed 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium. 40th AREVA Wind Turbine Installed at Global Tech I The construction of towers and nacelles in the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is running in full gear: […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, inaugurates its new submarine cable plant in Finland, having invested approximately €40 million to increase its production capacity at the Pikkala facility, already one of the Group’s centres of excellence for high voltage cable production. In particular, the Pikkala plant has started up […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Petrofac has issued the its pre-close trading update ahead of the announcement of its interim results for the six months ending 30 June 2014 on 26 August 2014.   Good operational performance from ECOM with good progress being made across the EPC portfolio; focused on delivering improved operational performance on certain IES projects ECOM order intake of […]

  • 21 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Company also signs first maintenance contracts for North Sea power lines Siemens has clinched an order to supply 80 wind turbines for the Dan Tysk wind farm off Germany’s North Sea coast. With a total capacity of 288 megawatts, the farm will begin supplying clean electricity to 500,000 German households in 2014. Dan Tysk Offshore […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. HelWin1 will link the two offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Meerwind to the mainland. Using the Siemens technology installed on the platform, the alternating current power generated by the wind […]