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  • 31 October 2013

    The final phase of pre-application consultation for Forewind’s second stage of offshore wind energy development, Dogger Bank Teesside A & B begins on Monday (November 4). The consultation, which starts with the publication of documents, plans and maps about the proposed development, will run for seven weeks until Friday 20 December. It will include a […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at the world’s largest offshore wind farm are now on their way to the site at Dogger Bank, 125 kilometres off the UK’s east coast. The structures, known as Bucket Foundations, will support two meteorological masts that will provide essential weather information. They were […]

  • 26 July 2011
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Scarborough Council says years of work to capitalise on an unprecedented period of economic opportunity with the arrival of the world’s largest wind farm is now paying off, with a host of companies focusing “serious inward investment” on the North Yorkshire coast. The announcement comes following top-level talks between Scarborough Council chiefs and Yorkshire and […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Wildlife surveys by HiDef Aerial Surveying played a crucial role in yesterday’s granting of permission to build the UK’s largest offshore wind farm almost 100 miles into the North Sea, the survey company said. HiDef began extensive aerial surveying of marine mammals and birds across almost 3,500 square miles of the Dogger Bank in 2009. During […]

  • 2 May 2014

    Forewind has appointed Tarald Gjerde as its new General Manager and as Project Director of the Dogger Bank Zone.  Mr Gjerde comes to the role from within the Forewind consortium where he has been Head of Business Development for the past 18 months, seconded from owner company Statoil. He follows Dr Lee Clarke who leaves […]

  • 29 September 2013

    Belgium: Alstom Hires Bold Tern Alstom has hired “Bold Tern” jack-up installation vessel, owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, to complete the offshore operations at the Belwind offshore wind farm. Japanese Offshore Wind Taking Pace A lot is happening on the offshore wind power front in Japan. In June Japan unveiled its first commercial floating turbine […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of October 2019. Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Environment, R&D

    Carried out by environmental specialists from Gardline Environmental and HiDef Aerial Surveying, the extensive surveys were commissioned to enable Forewind to gather vital information about the species and numbers of bird and marine mammal species, their distributions and seasonal variations across the 8660km2 zone. The information will be used to help Forewind plan the layout and […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    International law firm Eversheds Sutherland acted for the Forewind consortium as Statoil and SSE increased their shares in the 4.8GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project after acquiring additional stakes from exiting consortium partner Statkraft.

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Eversheds Sutherland has advised the Forewind consortium on the arrangements to swap ownership interests in the four consented 4.8GW Dogger Bank offshore wind projects.

  • 14 October 2013
    Environment

    The final survey needed for offshore wind energy developer Forewind to complete its planned applications for the development of the Dogger Bank Zone begins this week. The survey concludes the most extensive study of an offshore area by a wind energy developer ever undertaken. A total of £60 million has been spent on surveys with […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Training & Education

    Forewind’s flagship schools education programme Champions for Wind has now drawn to a close with more than 3000 students and 41 teachers having taken part over the past four years. Launched in 2011 with the Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA), the programme aimed to raise awareness amongst primary and secondary pupils of the potential career […]

  • 31 March 2013

    Estonia Could Get One of the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms Estonia could get an offshore wind farm that would be one of the largest ones in the world, with the capacity of 2.7 GW.   UK: New Installation Technique Used at Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Zone The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving […]

  • 28 April 2014

    A remote-controlled drone with four helicopter-like rotors, weighing no more than two kilograms and equipped with a camera has been successfully used to inspect Forewind’s meteorological masts located more than 130 kilometres from the UK coast.  The innovative approach to inspection borrowed a technique from the oil and gas sector where remotely operated aerial vehicles […]

  • 19 November 2013

    The public consultation events being held as part of Forewind’s consultation on the proposed 2.4GW Dogger Bank Teesside A & B development will start this Friday (November 22). The project will comprise two up to 1.2GW offshore wind farms which will connect via underground cables into the national grid at the existing Lackenby substation, near […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Environment

    A team of scientists are sailing from Suffolk to the North Sea to find out more about harbour porpoises… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 08, 2011;

  • 21 March 2013

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM), specialists in the offshore renewables, hydrocarbon and telecomes industry; has recently completed a feasibility study for Forewind’s planned Round 3 Dogger Bank offshore wind energy development. The study was undertaken to assess route feasibility options along one of the development’s 160km long export cable corridors. The scope of work required OMM […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Called ‘Champions for Wind’ it is an innovative careers education engagement programme designed to raise awareness amongst 13 to 14 year olds of the full range of potential career opportunities in offshore wind energy and give an understanding of the qualifications and experience required to gain employment in the industry. Being implemented by Hull-based apprenticeship […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Innogy SE has appointed David Few as Project Director for the largest project in its current development portfolio, the 1.2 GW Sofia offshore wind farm, sited on Dogger Bank in the North Sea.

  • 24 May 2013

    Consultation responses on Forewind’s proposals for its first wind energy development, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck are due in just over two weeks (Tuesday, 11 June). The organisation’s second and final stage of consultation for this development started in April with the publication of documents, plans and maps about the proposals on its website and direct […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has announced the completion of a GIS-based data study for the first stage of Forewind’s planned Round 3 Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development. Undertaken by OMM’s Survey and Subsea department, the work utilised the company’s in-house Esri GIS facilities to undertake an initial study of Forewind’s existing data as well […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Forewind has appointed Atkins to design the Meteorological (Met) masts for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm which is located off the east coast of Yorkshire and is potentially the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The masts will gather important meteorological data to help ensure that the wind turbines are designed and […]

  • 4 November 2012

    More than 20 community representatives from Redcar and Cleveland were updated on the progress of the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development by wind farm consortium, Forewind last week in Eston, Middlesbrough. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise up to four wind farms, each with a maximum installed capacity of 1.2GW. They are expected to connect […]

  • 19 February 2014

    Dong Energy announced that the London Array Phase 2 is not proceeding, while Forewind stated that the capacity of Dogger Bank is being scaled back. Reacting to these announcements, RenewableUK’s Director of Offshore Renewables, Nick Medic, said: “The overall project pipeline for UK offshore wind is still healthy, although obviously it’s disappointing when projects don’t […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessel (CTV), Eden Rose, has completed its latest charter contracts for Dogger Bank and Hornsea offshore wind farm sites, where it supported upgrade works on met mast monitoring equipment. According to Tidal Transit, Eden Rose’s deployment on the two projects, which included five visits to the sites, has given the company a chance to prove […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D

    An onshore geotechnical survey near the proposed landfall location for the Dogger Bank Teesside export cables, between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea, will be carried out next week (starting Tuesday, April 16). Specialist contractor VolkerInfra will drill a number of boreholes in total as part of the work, up to two near the Network Rail railway line […]