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Parkwind has acquired full ownership of KNK Wind, the project company behind the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea that won the concession rights at the latest offshore wind tender in Germany.
Germany's leading wind industry associations have urged the German government to issue a tender for 1.5GW of available offshore grid capacity in the first quarter of 2019, and to increase the 2030 and 2035 expansion volumes. The associations, BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB, said that the Omnibus Energy Act passed in December […]
Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has announced the terms of the second competitive tender for grid connection and offshore wind farm compensation.
Vattenfall is expected to participate in the first competitive offshore wind tender in Germany with three projects.
German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) today issued an invitation to tender as part of the first competitive bidding process for offshore wind under which the bidders with the lowest offered prices will be awarded contracts.
Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has proposed an amendment to the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) which would enable two offshore wind tenders with a total capacity of 2.92GW to be held in 2017. The two tenders with 1.46GW capacity each are part of the new draft bill for the development and promotion of offshore wind energy […]
German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has presented key points for renewable energy tendering process. The aim is to determine the competitive level of financial support for electricity from renewable energies and coal mine gas from 2017 onwards. The key points will now be broadly consulted, the Ministry said in a press release issued on Friday. The key […]
On June 4 at the "WAB Offshore Legal Day 2015" in Hamburg, German offshore wind energy experts, companies and institutes will discuss major legal issues of the offshore wind industry. This includes, among others, future determination of the cost of electricity generated offshore through invitations to tender. For the price determination of the feed-in tariff for renewable […]
Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld- und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. KG (DOTI) is inviting tenders for vessel chartering services relating to offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. The subject of the contract to be awarded is the charter of maximum two suitable passenger vessels, capable of carrying at least 24 people, including a team for the […]
Seazip Offshore Service recently launched the first ad hoc tender service for the German Bight area. Only after a few hours’ notice the fast crew boat Seazip Hurricane carried out a successful crew change 90 miles offshore at the North sea for a major cable laying company with crew, equipment and provisions. This call was […]
DC Netz BorWin3 GmbH is inviting tenders for offshore electrical distribution related to BorWin3. The invited tenders are for transmission system of electric power (approximately 900 MW) between the offshore wind farms in the cluster BorWin and a grid connection point on land. In particular, the transmission power, the losses, the availability and compliance with […]
RWE’s Innogy Nordsee 1 GmbH has issued an invitation to tender on piling work at its Offshore Wind Farm Innogy Nordsee 1. This includes the supply of substructure and foundations for wind turbine generators (WTG), installation of topside and substructure and/or installation of substructure and foundation for WTG. Each substructure and foundation consists of one […]
German wind farm developer, DC Netz BorWin3 GmbH is inviting tenders for installation of a system for the transmission of electrical energy (about 900 MW) between offshore wind farms in the BorWin clusters and a network connection point on land. In particular, the transmission power, the losses, the availability and compliance with the Grid Code […]
TenneT Offshore GmbH has announced the tender for subsea cable surveying services for the Alpha Ventus' BorWin project. The BorWin Alpha in the North Sea is known as the biggest and most remote offshore wind farm cluster project in the world. For the first time in wind power history, the generated power will be transmitted […]
GMSH has invited tenders for multi-purpose pier Brunsbüttel operators. The offshore wind energy market will play the central role in German energy policy changes. Although other states already have a big lead in the development and production capacities, a certified report of Schleswig-Holstein provides good opportunities for the establishment of production facilities. In particular, Brunsbüttel […]
Innogy Nordsee 1 GmbH announced request for tender regarding preparation of the design, fabrication and supply of the inter-array cables connecting 54 wind turbine generators and the substation, with an option for the installation works in addition. Innogy Nordsee 1 wind farm is situated approximately 32 km north of the island of Juist, between the […]
German Offshore Wind Farm developer, Trianel, invites tender for development of Borkum West II. Contractor's tasks will be: Provision of a vessel for traffic control and monitoring of the construction phase of the Offshore wind farm Borkum West II. Use of a vessel for traffic safety programme (VSF), including the necessary crew to secure safety […]
The number of wind farms generating sustainable energy is increasing steadily. These farms are supplied and maintained by tenders – vessels whose specialized design makes them impervious to heavy seas. “Thanks to our powerful propulsion plant, the special double-hull construction and our electronically controlled fin stabilizers, the crew can access the platforms even in seas […]
German offshore grid network system is too expensive, inefficient, and will lead to billions of euros in additional costs by 2030 compared to its UK counterpart, according to a study commissioned by Ørsted. The study, Market Design for an Efficient Grid Connection of Offshore Wind Energy, carried out by DIW Econ, compared the market design of German offshore grid […]
Offshore wind in Germany has taken a remarkable development in the past decade. With the zero bids in the last tender round, economics are also very attractive. Many companies from Germany have enabled that learning curve and are looking forward to cooperating with other market actors to further advance offshore wind. “We need to talk […]
Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) has issued a call for the provision of geotechnical investigations in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The tender is divided into two lots, the North Sea lot and the Baltic Sea lot. The geotechnical exploration works include drilling, core sampling and […]
Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) is launching the second round of preliminary investigations of offshore wind farm sites on Friday, 1 February. The second round of investigations will cover three areas in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea. The three areas will feature […]
Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued early information about tender calls for geotechnical investigations and monitoring services for offshore wind farm areas in the North and Baltic Seas. According to BSH's prior notices from the end of December 2018, the tender calls for the provision of the works should be launched this […]
Siemens, Shell, and TenneT have proposed a new tendering model for offshore wind power in Germany which would be used to produce hydrogen.
Germany's ruling coalition has agreed to issue a special call to tender for additional renewable energy capacity, including offshore wind, by the end of October.
Energy ministers and senators from five northern German states, and industry representatives, have signed the 'Call for Wind Energy' which urges the country's federal government to speed up the transition to renewable energy and allow for the development of at least 20GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 and 30GW by 2035.