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  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2019

    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 […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    UK Government has approved the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck A and B wind project, expected to support up to 900 green jobs in Yorkshire and Humberside and millions of pounds worth of investment in the UK’s economy. The project will include up to 400 wind turbines, around 130km off the coast of the East Riding of […]

  • 21 January 2020

    The China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard has installed 78 out of 162 blocks in the dock of Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. According to OHT, the hull structural steel construction of the remaining blocks is also taking shape. In total 103 of the 162 blocks have reached the […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority has granted an electricity generation licence to Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Limited.

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has recently reviewed the development status of the Galloper offshore wind farm as a ROC accredited project. “Despite positive investor interest, including that of the Green Investment Bank, and support from the project’s supply chain partners we are disappointed to announce the decision not to continue with the development of Galloper in its current […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has signed a contract with IMES International to ensure the operational integrity of crane and bulk handling rigging equipment across its four ports in Humber, which will directly service UK’s Round 3 offshore wind farms, including the Dogger Bank, Hornsea and East Anglia projects.

  • 24 February 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist contractors working for Forewind will drill three boreholes near the proposed landfall location for the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck export cables this week to understand the soil strata and geotechnical information of the site. The three boreholes will be drilled on arable land approximately 500 metres inland from the beach, between Barmston and Ulrome, […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, has signed an agreement with National Grid for two 1GW grid connections potentially located in Teesside. Subject to the results of technical studies, yet to be completed, indications are that both grid connections could be at an […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    Great Britain is the world’s premier pioneer when it comes to offshore wind energy. In the North Sea, in the Irish Sea and in the English Channel there are several zones designated for the installation of offshore wind farms. In the third round of site allocations alone, so-called Round 3 of the UK’s Offshore Wind […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    After fulfilling one of the prerequisites for the sale of its 40% share in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm by transferring the operator role to Statoil, Statkraft will commence the formal divestment process in June, together with that for its 30% share in the Dudgeon offshore wind farm.

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The development of offshore wind operations and maintenance in the North Sea comes under the spotlight at a high profile international three-day conference next week. North Sea Offshore Wind 2014 calls on the collective resources of Enterprise Europe Network, WindCluster Norway, Innovation Norway, Targeting Innovation, who have organised the event with Hull-based Team Humber Marine […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne, one of the two deep-sea ports in North East England, is investing in the third phase of clearance and remediation of Tyne Dock Enterprise Park to prepare the site for offshore wind manufacturers. The Port of Tyne, within 100 nautical miles of the Dogger Bank, Hornsea, Seagreen and Sofia wind farms […]

  • 12 October 2011

    MPs from Yorkshire and the Humber are being asked to support plans for a 2,600 turbine wind farm which could be built 100 miles off the…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, October 12, 2011

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Statkraft is set to commence the formal divestment processes for its 40% share in the Sheringham Shoal and 30% share in the Dudgeon offshore wind farms. The company will commence the sale this month, with an aim to complete the transaction early next year, according to Reuters.

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Statkraft AS will no longer invest in new offshore wind projects, the Norwegian utility said in its adjusted investment plan today. The Oslo-listed company said that the new investment plan was adjusted ”to balance the goal of profitable growth within renewable energy with Statkraft’s financial solidity.” “Offshore wind power is capital intensive. The reduced financial terms […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil will take over the operatorship of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm from compatriot Statkraft on Saturday, 1 April.

  • 11 January 2017

    Forewind, an offshore wind consortium comprising innogy, SSE, Statoil and Statkraft, has appointed Trevor Baker as its new General Manager. Forewind has development consent orders for 4.8GW of offshore wind at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, comprising four individual 1.2GW projects. The general manager is responsible for the management and administration of activity related […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Lord Deben has resigned from his role as chairman of Forewind  following his appointment as the new chairman of the government’s climate change advisory body, Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The former environment secretary takes up the chairmanship of the committee from September 12 and he will therefore leave the Forewind consortium he has chaired for the […]

  • 3 March 2020

    The China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard has launched the hull of Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) Alfa Lift vessel into the water, so it could be shifted to a site where the final assembly will take place.

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK fund manager Equitix will buy Statkraft’s 40% stake in the 316.8MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm for GBP 558 million, with the transaction expected to be completed by the end of December. 

  • 31 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Equinor is engaging with the UK offshore wind supply chain to support the development of innovative, technology-led solutions, which can shape the future of the industry post-2025. As part of this project, Equinor has partnered with UK business development organisation NOF Energy, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the North East of England’s offshore […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Managers from companies in the local supply chain met for breakfast on Tuesday morning at the Orbis Energy building in Lowestoft to hear a presentation delivered over a video link from Michiel Hendrickx, the UK Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Senior Trade Advisor in the Netherlands.

  • 7 March 2013

    Forewind General Manager Lee Clarke was one of a number of key industry speakers presenting at this year’s SNS2013 conference (South North Sea) organised annually by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR). More than 500 delegates attended this year’s event in Norwich which is one of the main calendar highlights for the offshore energy […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swindon-based Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Limited has made an application to the UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority for an electricity generation licence.