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6 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Siemens has secured an order to connect the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid.

19 November 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

GE Grid Solutions has won a contract to design, supply and install the high voltage equipment for the Inch Cape offshore wind project in Scotland.

19 October 2018 Grid Connection

Offshore wind farms in combination with meshed offshore grids and cross-border interconnectors, powered by appropriate regulatory frameworks, can largely contribute to energy security in the European Union.

17 October 2018 Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall’s two new offshore wind farms, Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord, will be the first in Denmark to be directly involved in stabilising the electricity grid and thus the power supply, the Swedish developer said.

17 October 2018 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

The grid operators TenneT, Gasunie Deutschland and Thyssengas have put forward detailed plans for coupling the electricity and gas grids and advancing Germany’s energy transition.

15 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

Jan De Nul Group has awarded Huisman with a contract for the delivery of a monopile gripper which will be installed on the wind turbine installation vessel Vole au vent.

11 October 2018 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Innogy’s Green Bond Committee has decided to reallocate proceeds of its inaugural Green Bond from renewables generation projects to grid projects.

2 October 2018 Grid Connection

Baltic InteGrid, a project exploring the potential of meshed offshore grids in the Baltic Sea region, is in focus of the second video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. 

13 September 2018 Training & Education

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.

7 September 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Energy Management has received a firm order to design, supply and build the grid connection for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm by German customer innogy SE.

6 September 2018 Business & Finance

DNV GL has acquired GridLab, a Germany-based provider of power grid training, seminar and studies, from 50Hertz’s holding company Eurogrid International.

3 September 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Triton Knoll has agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Associated British Ports (ABP) to use its Grimsby facility as the Triton Knoll wind farm’s long-term Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base.

28 August 2018 Business & Finance

The Port of Esbjerg’s board of directors will soon launch a recruitment process to find a new CEO after Ole Ingrisch announced he will retire by the end of February 2019.

11 July 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

ABB has won orders worth over USD 150 million from Danish energy company Ørsted to supply a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit energy from the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm to the UK grid.

4 July 2018 Wind Farm Update

The installation of the full-scale Elisa offshore wind turbine prototype at the Plocan site off Gran Canaria, Spain, has been completed and now the turbine is awaiting the connection to the grid. 

27 June 2018 R&D

New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of discussion about the vast potential of this previously untapped source of electricity.

15 June 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

The RenewableUK Board has appointed Equinor’s Stephen Bull as the new Chairman and National Grid’s Roisin Quinn as the Vice Chairman, following the election of new board members in May.

7 June 2018 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

A new regulatory framework is necessary to support offshore wind investors in developing wind farms and infrastructure ready for future meshed grids, according to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson.

9 May 2018 Grid Connection

Poland’s transmission system operator (TSO) Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) has launched a survey to determine how much generation capacity is currently in the country’s pipeline with proposed offshore wind projects, and what their status is, to support further phases of planning the grid development.

7 May 2018 R&D, Technology

MacGregor and Kongsberg Maritime have unveiled a new monopile installation solution which is said to eliminate the need for temporary mooring during the installation process.

30 April 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded German-based wpd with 1GW of grid connection capacity for two of the developer’s offshore wind projects in Taiwan: a 708MW wind farm off Yunlin and a 350MW project off Taoyuan.

30 April 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded Ørsted the right to connect 900MW offshore wind capacity to Taiwan’s power grid.

27 March 2018 Authorities, Grid Connection

Following the release of the Dutch Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030, TenneT has tabled proposals on how to connect offshore wind farms in the Holland Coast (West), North of the Wadden Sea Islands, and IJmuiden Far Offshore zones to the offshore grid.

21 March 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

The Swedish Energy Agency has, on behalf of the government, examined two different models to remove the grid connection costs for offshore wind power.

19 March 2018

On Saturday, 17 March, wind farms across the UK reached a record output of around 14GW, supplying approximately 37% of the country’s electricity at one point during the day, according to data from Drax Electric Insights.

7 March 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels

Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Edda Passat has arrived in Grimsby ahead of deployment on Ørsted’s Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.