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  • 25 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    Dong Energy has appointed VolkerInfra to install the onshore underground cables and associated fibre optic cables for Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay. A 220kV export cable will connect Burbo Bank Extension’s offshore substation with Dong Energy’s onshore substation. From this landing point, located between Rhyl and Prestatyn in Denbighshire (Wales), VolkerInfra […]

  • 10 March 2015

    Dong Energy announced supply chain opportunities at a suppliers event with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI Denmark) at EWEA Offshore 2015 in Denmark today. “Dong Energy is absolutely committed to investing in the UK and with construction now underway on Burbo Bank Extension, we want to see opportunities continue in the UK supply chain. “Burbo Bank […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has decided to construct the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay. Burbo Bank Extension will have a total capacity of 258MW and is expected to be commissioned in 2017. Burbo Bank Extension is the first of three projects for which DONG Energy was […]

  • 13 May 2016

    The load-out of the jacket for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm’s substation took place on 11 May at Smulders’ Hoboken yard, the company reported. The jacket, weighing 985 tonnes, was transported by the Matador 3 from the dry dock to the Engie Fabricom yard, where it was placed on a pontoon. The topside and jacket […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Planning Inspectorate has announced that the application by DONG Energy Burbo Extension (UK) Ltd for the proposed extension to the Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm has been accepted, by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, for examination. The application for the proposed Burbo Bank Extension project, being an extension to the […]

  • 26 May 2016

    DONG Energy has awarded Seacat Services with a contract for the supply of all crew transfer services at its 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project under development in the Irish Sea. The four-vessel charter contract, with durations of three to 11 months, is the second such agreement signed between Seacat Services and DONG Energy in 2016, following […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has shared a photo showing one of the 32 foundations for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension wind farm being being installed by Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen in the waters of Liverpool Bay. Svanen completed the foundations installation work last week, and the installation of the wind farm’s offshore cable array is expected to start shortly. When […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Grid Connection

    Tekmar Energy has won a contract to provide its sixth generation TekLink mechanical latch systems at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm on the north-west coast of England. Tekmar will provide site operator DONG Energy with 65 systems including one export and nine bellmouths for the 32-turbine, 258MW Liverpool Bay development with Tekmar supplying […]

  • 19 December 2016

    At 20:25 (GMT) on 14 December, the final blade of the 32nd V164-8.0 MW turbine at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project to utilise what is currently the world’s most powerful wind turbine. A2SEA’s vessel Sea Installer was deployed to install the turbines […]

  • 27 May 2016

    MENCK will deploy its largest hammer for the installation of 32 monopiles at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The MHU3500S has a 6.5m pile sleeve, powered by 3 MHP 1600 hydraulic power packs in parallel setup. The hammer will be operated from Van Oord’s offshore construction vessel Svanen. Offshore construction of the 258MW wind farm is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2013
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    In the early part of the new year, a geotechnical ground investigation will commence at the site of a proposed extension of Burbo Bank offshore wind farm. This survey consists of a combination of Deep Boreholes with Cone Penetration Testing (CPT’s) at selected positions, as well as shallow Vibracore and adjacent CPT’s. Burbo Bank Extension […]

  • 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.

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has welcomed the news that the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change has given consent to DONG Energy Burbo Extension Limited for an extension to the existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm.  The development consent order will allow for the provision of up to 259MW of additional […]

  • 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.

  • 18 May 2015

    Onshore construction has begun at Burbo Bank Extension, DONG Energy’s 258 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm located 8 kilometres off the UK coast in Liverpool Bay. To support the development Wirral Council is jointly hosting a ‘Burbo Bank Extension Supply Chain Event’, to provide companies who could possibly benefit from the development the chance to […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has shared several photos of the first four of 32 nacelles for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm arriving at the company’s pre-assembly site in the Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland. The first four 390-tonne nacelles arrived to Belfast last night onboard Meriaura’s multipurpose deck cargo carrier Aura. Work at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    From autumn 2016, A2SEA will provide its purpose-built offshore installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER to install the 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for DONG Energy. The Burbo Bank Extension is located next to the existing and operational Burbo Bank offshore wind farm consisting of 25 […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Engie Fabricom and Iemants completed the load-out of the topside for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm at the ENGIE Fabricom’s Hoboken yard on 30 May. The 1180-tonne topside was placed next to the 985-tonne offshore substation jacket on the pontoon. The jacket was loaded onto the pontoon on 11 May. The topside […]

  • 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.

  • 14 May 2015

    DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm project remains on track having met a key contractual milestone. The project has demonstrated that 10 per cent of total project expenditure has now been spent, a fundamental contractual requirement which had to be met for the milestone to be delivered. This is one of the requirements […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Denmark’s A2SEA has contracted two UK shipyards to fabricate and install sea fastenings on two of the company’s turbine installation vessels which are set to start working offshore UK.  A&P Tyne will fabricate and install the sea fastening on Sea Challenger, which was contracted to work on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm, with Cammel […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The first tower components for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project have begun arriving at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly site in the Belfast Harbour.  The middle tower sections which arrived this week will support the 32 MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW wind turbines at the Burbo Bank wind farm located in Liverpool Bay, west of the existing 90MW […]

  • 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.

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded thirteen local organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the latest round of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund. This latest round of the fund saw the 100th project being awarded a grant and taking the total number of groups to have benefitted to 105. “Having almost granted £1 million worth of […]