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  • 9 May 2016
    Grid Connection

    Dutch offshore grid operator TenneT and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk can now start with the construction of the COBRA cable, a submarine connection between the Dutch and Danish power grids, after clearing all permits necessary in the Netherlands.  The COBRA cable will allow for exchange of renewable energy between the two countries, and it has been designed to enable a […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    The 700MW COBRA Cable interconnector linking the Dutch and the Danish grid will be available for the electricity market as of delivery day, 7 September, Dutch high-voltage grid operator TenneT said. The 325-kilometre subsea high-voltage direct current cable is an initiative of TenneT and the Danish electricity and gas grid operator Energinet. Construction started in 2016 and was […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The first subsea section of the 325-kilometre-long Cobra cable interconnector between Denmark and the Netherlands has made landfall on the Danish island of Fanø, Energinet reports.

  • 17 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Danish national transmission system operator, Energinet.dk, postponed the COBRA Cable project that will link the country to the Netherlands and will be part of an integrated European grid. According to the company’s modified plans, published on December 14, the link could be completed in 2017, instead of the previously planned completion in 2016. Energinet.dk and […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    An official inauguration event for the 700MW COBRAcable subsea interconnector is being held today, 4 November, in both Eemshaven (the Netherlands) and Endrup (Denmark), in the presence of representatives from the Dutch and Danish ministries. According to Prysmian, the cable supplier for the project, the inauguration follows the successful completion of the HVDC test on […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet.dk and its Dutch partner Tennet are looking for consultancy providers that will assist in obtaining the permits to install and operate the COBRAcable in Germany. The consultant will help the project team in the dialogue with key German authorities and in preparing the applications to German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has been awarded an order for COBRAcable, a link between the Dutch and Danish power grids, by Danish power grid service provider Energinet.dk and its Dutch counterpart TenneT TSO. Siemens will supply two HVDC converter stations at both sides of the DC power line, which will be routed as a subsea cable through the North […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT will invest a total of EUR 6 billion in Dutch high-voltage grid in the next decade. Driven by significant growth in renewable energy capacity in the Netherlands and surrounding countries, the transmission system operator will commit some EUR 2 billion for the expansion and replacement of Dutch high-voltage grid on land and will pour approximately EUR 4 […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Energy Union Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič and Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will attend the Energy Infrastructure Forum tomorrow in Copenhagen, where they will also meet with the Danish Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt. The forum, hosted by the European Commission and the Danish government, aims at facilitating stakeholders’ participation in the policy shaping process and […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT, an electricity transmission system operator with activities in the Netherlands and Germany, invested EUR 1,46 billion in grid connections for offshore wind farms in 2015, and announced further EUR 22 billion of investments in onshore and offshore electricity infrastructure in the next ten years. A part of the investment budget will go towards the realization of an offshore AC […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have given their final approval for the development of COBRAcable. This new, over 300-km-long subsea direct-current electricity connection (interconnector), will directly connect the Dutch and Danish power grids. Completion of the cable is scheduled early 2019. ‘Green’ cable’  “An important purpose of […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has secured a contract with Spain’s Grupo Cobra for cable installation and burial at the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. Utilising specialist cable installation vessel the Normand Clipper, the latest addition to its fleet, Global Offshore will install one export and five inter-array cables at the […]

  • 12 January 2015

    In the Netherlands, the government aspires to build new offshore wind farms with a combined output of 3,450MW by 2023. The Minister of Economic Affairs recently decided that Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT will have the responsibility of building the offshore grid to accommodate these wind farms. Offshore WIND asked Mel Kroon, the CEO of […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea has secured a second contract with Spain’s Cobra Group to provide Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) for the 50MW Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. First Subsea provided CPSs for the first Kincardine floating wind turbine which was installed 15 kilometres off the coast, south of Aberdeen, last year. The company will now provide a […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed the installation of the export power cable at the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 13 August 2012

    This is key to a responsible realisation of the Energiewende” says Lex Hartman, Director Corporate Development of TSO TenneT. “After all, the German ambition implies building one turbine every day.” The recent Atomausstieg and the subsequent Energiewende brought about a revolution in the German offshore wind sector. Over the next ten years, 13GW of offshore […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian Group has signed a two-year framework agreement (FWA) extension with Bristol-based Offshore Marine Management (OMM) for the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capacity.

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has won a new contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm to mainland UK.

  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    UXOcontrol has completed an unexploded ordnance identification campaign for the Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. UXOcontrol is a joint venture of N-Sea and BODAC, and Kinkardine marks its first UK contract. The company was awarded the contract by Cobra Wind International, which is carrying out the engineering, design, supply, construction and commissioning of the […]

  • 10 August 2012

    HOCHTIEF will be exhibiting at IdeenPark, the largest technology exhibition experience in the Ruhr area in Germany, from 11 to 23 of August 2012. HOCHTIEF will present on energy infrastructure in the IdeenPark’s energy park at Messe Essen, Hall 3, booth 22. Solutions for development of renewable energies will be presented under the motto “On […]

  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk will install a fibre-optic data link alongside the COBRAcable interconnector itself, in order to exchange the necessary information about the interconnection. In future, the fibre-optic link can also be used to connect offshore wind farms to the telecommunications network as the data cable’s remaining capacity will be made available to the market. […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and Energinet.dk have driven the first pile into the ground to kick off the construction of the Dutch converter station of the COBRAcable, a subsea electricity connection that will link the Dutch and Danish grids. The COBRAcable will have a capacity of 700MW, will be approximately 325 kilometres long, and will run from Eemshaven, the […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    On 2 February, TenneT officially opened its special cable storage facility in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, which is able to store up to 4,600 tonnes of high-voltage electricity cables. TenneT will use the facility as a storage for massive subsea cables used for connecting offshore wind farms to the onshore grid and for offshore direct-current interconnectors (DCI), like the NorNed cable […]

  • 12 February 2016

    The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published a new report to inform industry on how to apply the Cable Burial Risk Assessment Guidance (CBRA), following its launch in 2015. The new Application Guide for the Specification of the Depth of Lowering using CBRA explains how the probabilistic methodology can be applied to real offshore projects based […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ASCO Marine has completed its involvement in the installation of the first floating wind turbine on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland where the company’s team provided marine coordination from their marine control facility at Steadfast House in Aberdeen.