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  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios has secured a GBP 380 million green loan financing for the construction of the Kincardine floating wind farm offshore Scotland. The project comprises the construction of a 50 MW wind farm some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen. Kincardine will consist of six turbines, one 2 MW which was commissioned back […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    French floating wind developer Eolfi and Spain’s Cobra Concesiones have formed a partnership in Taiwan by which Cobra Concesiones finalized its shareholding in Eolfi Greater China.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering and technology group SENER has announced its involvement in the 50MW Kincardine floating wind project offshore Scotland. Fitted with a 2MW turbine and five other 9.525MW turbines, the project is expected to be operational by 2020, making it the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. The project is being developed by Kincardine […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.

  • 28 November 2018

    Bourbon Subsea Services has shared a video showing the installation of the first turbine at the 50MW Kincardine offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 5 March 2019
    R&D

    DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with ten commercial partners to develop a comprehensive methodology for blade rain erosion analysis (COBRA). DNV GL has partnered with Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørsted, Mankeweicz, Akzonobel, Aerox-CEU, Polytech, Hempel and PPG, to take up the challenge of analysing the effect that rain […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT brought the COBRAcable ashore on 9 November, according to the TSO’s social media posts. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian has awarded MMT with a cable route survey contract for the COBRAcable, a subsea HVDC interconnector that will link the Dutch and Danish power grids. MMT will start working on the project this July, and will carry out the surveys with its own ROTV, ROV & survey vessels Franklin, Seabeam and Ping. The survey contract includes inshore and […]

  • 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. […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Energinet.dk is looking to pre-qualify companies which will participate in a tender for a Marine Warranty Surveyor contract worth EUR 600,000 for offshore cable laying and cable protection at the COBRAcable interconnector that will link Denmark and the Netherlands.

  • 29 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has returned an Environmental Assesment Report (EIA) of a floating wind project developed by Eolfi back to the Bureau of Energy, citing navigation safety concerns.

  • 10 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operators Energinet and TenneT have sent the first green electricity from Denmark to the Netherlands through the COBRAcable interconnector. The first electricity was sent as part of the tests prior to the commissioning of the interconnector scheduled for 7 September, Energinet said. The 700MW HVDC cable connection consists of two parallel, approximately 300km […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed a firm order to provide five V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Kincardine floating wind project in Scotland. The order was signed in 2018 with Cobra Wind International Limited (CWIL), the UK offshore division of Spain’s  Cobra Group. The turbines will be installed in spring 2020 and will include a 10-year service […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D

    EDS HV Group has carried out studies on the grid connection system for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. Under a contract with Cobra Group, the UK-based company was in charge of power system research which included load flow, short circuit, fault ride through, reactive compensation and operation/contingency studies. “Floating wind is becoming an increasing part of […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Grid Connection

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published a new guidance on risk management of cable burial for the first time. The Cable Burial Risk Assessment (CBRA) Guidance offers a standardised, repeatable and qualitative method to improve risk management of subsea cables for offshore wind farms, improve conservative estimates of residual risk, and ultimately reduce […]