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The SeaRenergy – Fichtner consortium has been awarded a contract to provide revision and development of all risk assessments for offshore and onshore converter stations operated by the Dutch and German transmission systems operator TenneT. The contract has been signed for a minimum of two years. The purpose is to identify potential hazards for people, installations […]
NSG Wind has teamed up with Wilhelmsen Ship Management to jointly provide a complete technical maintenance solution for TenneT's onshore and offshore transformer stations and AC electricity transmission systems.
TenneT has awarded Aker Solutions, NSG Wind and Fichtner with contracts for the maintenance of onshore and offshore converter station components and AC power transmission systems in the Dutch and German North Sea.
SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy. Based at SgurrEnergy’s Glasgow headquarters, Hjoerringgaard will be responsible for heading up the renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and energy storage projects. Speaking of […]
A new study commissioned by German wind energy industry has revealed considerable acceleration and cost reduction potential in the offshore HVDC grid connection field and has proposed an improved network utilization for short-term elimination of bottlenecks on land. According to the analysis, there is potential for acceleration of 8 to 14 months in the tendering and contracting […]
The offshore wind energy sector called on the future German government to ensure planning and investment security for continued expansion of offshore wind in Germany. “Offshore wind energy is an essential building block of the energy transition. The new federal government thus needs to develop a clear framework soon so the industry can make final […]
A new study of Prognos AG and The Fichtner Group arrives at the conclusion that the cost of electricity from offshore wind power can be reduced by about one third if offshore wind power is consistently developed over the next ten years. “The identified cost reduction potentials are based on the assumption that offshore wind […]
Together with associations and companies in the offshore wind industry, including RWE Innogy, the OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY Foundation has commissioned two studies in an effort to create a strong basis for the current discussion and a meaningful adjustment of the renewable energy act. Both studies will be closely coordinated. The results are to be presented […]
International energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed Dr Mark Hutchinson into the new position of Head of Advanced Engineering to promote technical engineering excellence on global energy projects. Dr Hutchinson brings a wealth of experience, particularly in renewable energy projects. Chartered in mechanical engineering, naval architecture and professional management, he joins Xodus from global engineering […]