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  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siemens is to supply eight converter transformers for the Nemo Link project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Belgium and Great Britain. The customer is Nemo Link, a joint venture between National Grid Nemo Link Limited, a subsidiary company of the UK’s National Grid Plc, and the Belgian Elia Group. The HVDC link […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has been awarded an order for a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system to connect the British and Belgian national grids via subsea cable. Siemens will be responsible for the turnkey installation of both converter stations using HVDC Plus technology with a transmission voltage of ±400 kilovolt (kV) DC. Customer is Nemo Link, a […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules Belgium’s support of a maximum of EUR 3.5 billion for three offshore wind projects in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 22 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    CG has been awarded the contract for the grid connection study and supply of main transformer 275 MVA and 2 reactors of 65 MVAr at the Northwind offshore wind farm in Belgium. The Northwind wind farm, previously named “Eldepasco”, will have an installed production capacity of 216 MW. The connection between the Offshore High Voltage […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Last week, DONG Energy, one of the partners in London Array, played host to six students from Oakwood Park Grammar School in Maidstone, as the prize for winning the wind turbine challenge earlier this year. The contest saw young people from schools across Kent become engineers for two days where they were challenged to design, […]

  • 24 July 2013

    Germany has put forward plans to scale back support for Offshore Wind which includes a reduction to the current feed-in tariff [FIT]. Under the current regulations, the FIT will allow 19 cents/kWh to be grant for the first eight years of operation of an offshore wind farm which is fully grid connected by 2017 according […]

  • 31 July 2013

    To establish the appropriate contractual structure for an offshore wind project’s delivery, Developers must recognise the need for funders to be satisfied as to the robustness of any legal structures. If a strategic partnership is formed, questions arise as to whether this will limit the exposure of the project to cost over-run in the construction […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Eleanore project launched: 3E, Alstom Grid, CG, CMI, DEME Blue Energy, Eurogrid International and SAG bring their engagement to foster the development of future offshore grids in Europe one step further 3E, Alstom Grid, CG, CMI, DEME Blue Energy, Eurogrid International (a holding company owned by Transmission System Operator Elia and infrastructure funds specialist IFM), […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norther N. V. has taken Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Norther project and awarded MHI Vestas with a contract for the supply of 44 of its 8MW wind turbines. Van Oord has been hired as the Balance of Plant contractor. The V164-8.0 MW turbines have been optimised for the project, utilising a power mode to be able […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Training & Education

    The Renewables Training Network (RTN) has unveiled its latest initiative to meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the wind energy sector with the announcement of new training courses in turbine blade inspection and maintenance. To harness the wind effectively, blades must be kept in tip-top condition. This means owners have to put a […]

  • 17 September 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    CG Holdings Belgium N.V. (a subsidiary of CG and part of the Gautam Thapar-led US$ 4 billion Avantha Group) today announced the successful installation of the company’s first offshore wind generation project – Belwind. The windfarm is located in the North Sea, about 50 km from the Belgian shoreline. The project was set up in […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has won a contract worth more than 50 million Euro to supply a total of 57 km of high-voltage subsea power export cables to Northwind NV in the North Sea. The project comprises 14 km of cable to connect Belwind Phase 2 to the Northwind wind farm […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian Offshore Cluster (BOC) has urged the government ”not to take any impulsive and ill-considered decisions next week” with regards to the intention of the country’s Secretary of State for the North Sea, Philippe De Backer, to cancel concessions for future offshore wind farms.

  • 19 January 2015

    With over 70GW planned to come online over the next ten years, offshore wind continues to show exceptional potential and offers some of the best industry growth prospects against a backdrop of maturing onshore developments in the EU. Indeed, the extreme weather conditions offer higher wind speeds, allowing turbines to produce more electricity than onshore, […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    New DNV GL guidelines and practices ensure safe connection of offshore wind to the transmission grid using High Voltage DC technology. DNV GL has together with the Swedish Transmission Research Institute (STRI) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technologies through a joint industry project. […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The net support costs for society of offshore wind in Belgium is lower than in neighbouring countries. Gross income for the various projects also lies below the European average. This appears from a comparative report by an independent consultancy firm, 3 E, in which the various support systems of 6 European countries were compared. Pursuant […]

  • 26 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification), has together with STRI (the Swedish Transmission Research Institute) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies through a joint industry project. As offshore wind farms are being built farther from the coast and more offshore oil and […]

  • 10 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Supergrid (FOSG), the organisation launched in March of this year by ten global companies to progress policy towards the construction of a pan-European Supergrid, is pleased to announce the appointment of its first CEO Ana Aguado and three new founding members: Nexans, wpd offshore and CG Power Systems. Ana joins the group […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) has announced that New Jersey has been selected as the first phase for its multi-year offshore wind transmission project. This phase of the project is called the New Jersey (NJ) Energy Link. The selection was based on New Jersey’s commitment to developing an offshore wind industry and the large potential for […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Echoing President Obama’s State of the Union call for additional clean energy development, the US DOI and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has taken a major step towards commercial-scale offshore wind energy leasing by streamlining the development of offshore wind power in the Mid-Atlantic and announcing a finding that issuing wind energy leases in […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), developer of the New Jersey Energy Link, the first offshore backbone electricity transmission system proposed in the United States, has selected major construction and design firm Bechtel as its Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor and international power equipment supplier Alstom as its HVDC technical advisor for this first phase […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Continuing its significant momentum supporting offshore wind energy and transmission, the Department of Interior declared there to be no competitive interest for the use of certain areas of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to construct an offshore transmission system being proposed by the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC). After a year of intensive internal and […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    MarineSpace Limited has been awarded a place on the UK environmental impact assessment (EIA) framework agreement for Ørsted Wind Power A/S. Via this framework, the UK-based environmental and planning consultancy will be eligible to provide Ørsted with offshore environmental impact assessment and consultancy services over the next three years. “This is a significant step forward for […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Finnish Government has approved the Government Decree on General Terms of Granting Investment Aid for Renewable Energy and New Energy Technology.  The investment aid is intended for future energy solutions so that Finland can achieve its national targets and the targets laid down at EU level for 2030. Under the Government Programme, the use of […]

  • 20 July 2016

    ELA Container Offshore GmbH has obtained the DNV 2.7-2 certification for its offshore accommodation containers for the offshore wind and oil and gas industries. The latest modules are now certified according to DNV 2.7-2, an international standard of requirements for offshore service modules and living quarter containers. The DNV 2.7-2 certification addresses key safety aspects required […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Due to the increasing demand of offshore accommodations, ELA Container founded a specialized subsidiary. Günter Albers, managing director of ELA Container and Hans Gatzemeier, former quality manager at ELA Container, are responsible as board of directors of the newly established company, ELA Container Offshore GmbH. ELA Container already gained diverse offshore experience within several offshore projects. […]