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  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Harland and Wolff will manufacture the first two commercial offshore suction bucket foundations (Universal Foundations) at its Belfast facilities. The contract forms part of an overall project secured by Fred. Olsen United AS with Forewind Ltd. for the construction, delivery and installation of two complete meteorological masts, known as met masts, including foundations on the […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North East England’s offshore wind industry and the opportunities open to UK companies from significant upcoming wind farm developments will be the focus of an event taking place in the region in November. Offshore Wind North East, which is being held on 7 November, follows the government’s recent Contracts for Difference announcement, which gave the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Statkraft has continued executing its plan to exit offshore wind and has now sold its stake in the 860MW Triton Knoll project to innogy, thus making innogy the sole owner.

  • 1 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Seafox informed today, 1 December, that it decommissioned two Forewind’s Dogger Bank meteorological masts at the end of September, together with Ardent as the main subcontractor for the works.

  • 3 November 2014
    Technology

    Forewind’s 3D computer generated simulation of the proposed Dogger Bank offshore development can now be downloaded by anyone with a keen interest in visualising, or navigating through the wind farms. The model, which was developed to enable fishermen and offshore authorities to better understand and see how the development will look once constructed, can be […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The last few months have been a game-changer for Equinor’s offshore wind business, the Norwegian energy company’s President and CEO Eldar Sætre said while commenting on the company’s results for the third quarter of 2019. ”Together with SSE, we were the winning bidder with three projects at Dogger Bank in the UK, making it the largest […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Anyone wishing to register a relevant representation for Dogger Bank Teesside A&B now has one month to go until the registration is due.   Having accepted Forewind’s development consent application for the 1.2GW offshore wind proposal, the Planning Inspectorate has started its pre-examination phase in advance of the formal examination process. Organisations and individuals wishing […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    SSE informed that it expects its 2017/2018 capital and investment expenditure to be around GBP 1.6 billion, instead of previously anticipated GBP 1.7 billion. From 1 April to 31 December 2017, SSE’s capital spend totalled GBP 1.1 billion and has included, among other things, around GBP 355 million investment in on- and offshore wind. 

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Statoil signed on Friday 24th June two agreements for the sale of the major part of Statoils onshore wind power activities in Norway. Statoil, through its subsidiary, signed an agreement for the sale of all of Statoil 50% of Sarepta Energi as to Trønder Energi Kraft AS. Another agreement was signed for the sale of […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forewind has today announced the appointment of former Energy Minister Charles Hendry MP as its new chairman. With the Government committed to an ambitious target of 15% renewable energy consumption by 2020, Forewind intends to secure all the necessary consents required for the construction and development of the Dogger Bank wind farm, 125 km off […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    RES Offshore has recently signed an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger Bank Round 3 zone.  These met masts are the furthest offshore of any in the UK and RES will be delivering scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for the structures and instrumentation systems including all work […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Technology

    SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, has been selected to project manage the supply, installation and commissioning of two lattice meteorological towers in accordance with a specification provided by Forewind – the consortium responsible for developing UK Round 3 offshore wind farm site Dogger Bank. The announcement is part of a wider offering by […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Authorities

    Ian Swales MP met with Forewind, the company behind the Dogger Bank wind farm, to discuss how the project will affect the local area. The wind farm will be over 80 miles off the coast of Teesside and will therefore not directly affect residents. The plan is to bring a cable ashore underground and construct […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    SeaRoc Group, a specialist provider of marine and engineering services for offshore renewable energy projects, has successfully completed the first major maintenance visit to Forewind’s meteorological (met) masts in the North Sea at the beginning of June. The East (DB-MME) and West (DB-MMW) masts have been installed for 15 and 8 months respectively and scheduled […]

  • 6 May 2015

    The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has named Gareth Lewis as a Director and member of the global management committee, based from the company’s London headquarters. Lewis is a qualified marine biologist, underwater technologist, commercial diver and yachtmaster with 24 years’ experience of renewable energy projects, including 14 years at senior management level and 13 years in the offshore renewable […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Forewind has launched a consultation process on an ornithology addendum (relating to the cumulative and in-combination assessment) for the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development consent order application. The addendum has been produced following the receipt of additional ornithology data relating to other developments in the North Sea and the preparation of further environmental information on […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A six-month examination phase for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck starts next week with Planning Inspectorate’s preliminary meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 18, in Hull City Hall, and will be focused on the procedures that will be involved in the examination of the application for the project. The outcomes from that meeting […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate now has just over a month left of its examination of the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development consent order application with one final set of hearings remaining. This final set of hearings will be held at the KC Stadium in Hull, on July 16 and 17. Should all matters be dealt with on day one, […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    The landfall location for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck – the site where electricity cable from the wind farm comes to shore – has been finalised following surveys, research and feedback from stakeholders. The location – between Barmston and Ulrome – was selected because of the low lying cliffs, relatively low levels of fishing activity, available […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    French turbine manufacturer Areva Wind has announced it is considering four possible sites along the northeast coast of Britain for a new factory, and the Humber is understood to be on the shortlist of possible locations, the Yorkshire Post writes. The Humber is competing against other port sites on the east coast on the Tyne, […]

  • 4 October 2019
    R&D

    Geotechnics Ltd has carried out onshore cone penetration tests for innogy’s Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK. The work was carried out at Marske-by-the-Sea, Teeside, as part of site investigation works for the project’s onshore export cable route. Sofia, the largest project in innogy’s development portfolio, will comprise up to 200 turbines located 165km off the UK’s North […]

  • 6 September 2012

    On September 4th a delegation from Fred. Olsen, the Forewind Consortia (made up of representatives from RWE Innogy, SSE Renewables, Statkraft and Statoil) and Carbon Trust visited the Harland and Wolff facility in Belfast. The delegation saw the fabrication of the innovative suction installed bucket foundation technology that will be used on two meteorological masts […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Forewind invites Teesside residents and members of the public interested to learn more about the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development to a series of one-to-one discussions (Friday 17 and Saturday 18, May). Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise four offshore wind farms, each with a maximum installed capacity of 1.2 gigwatts (GW) and located more than […]