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21 December 2018 Business & Finance

Ørsted has awarded ten local organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the seventh round of the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund.

18 July 2018 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted and robotics solutions provider SkySpecs have completed an automated inspection of wind turbine blades on Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension wind farm off the coast of Liverpool Bay, UK.

19 June 2018 Business & Finance

Ørsted has awarded nine organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the sixth round of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund.

26 April 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

Diamond Transmission Partners BBE Limited (DTPBBE) has signed the acquisition of transmission assets connected to the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm located in the Bay of Liverpool in the UK.

20 December 2017 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

Ørsted has awarded grants to fifteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay, UK, as part of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund.

23 October 2017

DONG Energy has awarded Robertson Facilities Management a one-year contract for hard and soft facilities management services at the new O&M base in King’s Wharf, Birkenhead, which will serve both Burbo Bank and Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farms.

4 August 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Construction has finished on DONG Energy’s new offshore wind farm operations base on the bank of the Mersey.

25 July 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Ofgem has appointed Diamond Transmission Partners (DTP), a consortium comprising Mitsubishi Corporation and HICL Infrastructure Company, as the preferred bidder to own and operate the offshore transmission link to the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm for the next 20 years.

5 July 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Twelve local organisations around Liverpool Bay have been awarded grants from the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund under the fourth round of funding.

7 June 2017 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has announced plans to offer frequency response from its existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm using a combination of wind power and battery.

30 May 2017
17 May 2017 Business & Finance

With the inauguration of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm today, 17 May, the LEGO Group informed it had reached the goal of balancing 100% of its energy use with energy from renewable sources.

17 May 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy is set to officially open the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm later today (17 May).

8 May 2017 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Bibby HydroMap has completed the depth of burial operations over the newly installed export cable of DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay.

27 April 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

The testing of the last MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was completed this month and the wind farm has been fully commissioned, DONG Energy said.

3 February 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

On 31 January, the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved more than EUR 7.8 billion of new financing which, inter alia, includes EUR 57 million (GBP 50 million) for the offshore transmission network of the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.

21 December 2016 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Sixteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay have been awarded grants totalling GBP 112,500 as part of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. Each year, approximately GBP 225,000 will be made available for community projects for the expected 25 year lifetime of the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The fund was launched in May last […]

15 December 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Last night, A2SEA’s Sea Installer completed the installation of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea. At 8:25PM GMT yesterday, the final blade on turbine 32 at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project […]

21 November 2016 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Electricity has been generated for the first time at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners PKA (25%) and KIRKBI A/S (25%). With the initial MHI Vestas 8MW turbines recently installed in Liverpool Bay, power from the first turbine is now being exported to […]

30 September 2016

ENGIE Fabricom has contracted Roxtec as a supplier of transits to seal off hundreds of openings for cables and pipes onboard the substation for DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The transits are used for high voltage power cables as well as for signal and fiber optic cables and in control cabinets. The transits are also […]

30 September 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Robertson North West, part of the Robertson Group, has started construction works on a GBP 5.5 million facility in Kings Wharf, Seacombe, UK, which will serve as the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base for DONG Energy’s 90MW Burbo Bank and the new 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The facility will consist of a new office […]

27 September 2016 Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy’s 90-megawatt Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay has successfully completed tests demonstrating its ability to provide frequency response to support the national grid network. As system operator, National Grid has a licence obligation to maintain a stable frequency on the electricity system to within plus or minus one per cent of […]

13 September 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Ofgem today announced a shortlist of five bidders competing to own and run the GBP 230 million transmission link to the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, situated in the Bay of Liverpool. The bidders will now go through to the final stage of the tender where Ofgem will appoint the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) […]

8 September 2016 Wind Farm Update

The first of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines has been installed at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The turbines are the largest in the world and this is the first time they have ever been used in an offshore wind farm, DONG Energy said. Once completed, the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension will generate enough […]

2 September 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has arrived to Belfast Harbour, the load out port for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project, and is currently loading components which will make up the first four of the wind farm’s 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines. Sea Installer is expected to sail out from the Belfast Harbour on the night of […]