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24 October 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

DONG Energy has added a new category covering geotechnical investigation services in Northern European waters to the DONG Energy's Tendering System (DETS). DETS has been established as a scheme in order to improve efficiency and reduce costs of sourcing various services related to offshore wind farms. The system was originally launched in April 2014 as the […]

14 October 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has adopted a joint standard from VGB PowerTech and the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW) for the protection of offshore wind farms from corrosion.   With the adoption, BSH has made the VGB/BAW Standard a mandatory regulation in planning permission procedures for the offshore wind power industry. The […]

20 July 2016

The new German Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) means troubled waters for the German offshore wind industry, according to a press release jointly issued by AGOW (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Offshore-Windenergie), Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, BWE (Bundesverband WindEnergie) and WAB. The number of new offshore wind installations in Germany was relatively moderate in the first half of the year, […]

8 July 2016

German parliament today approved an amended Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG 2016), which replaces feed-in tariffs with competitive auctions and limits wind energy deployment to allow for the grid development to catch up. The offshore cap, which will apply from 2021-2030, will vary from year to year to ensure that Germany reaches its 15GW wind energy target in the next […]

5 July 2016

German government plans to limit the installation of offshore wind farms in the period between 2021 and 2025 to 3.1GW and hold a tender for 1.7GW of offshore wind in 2017 and 1.4GW in 2018 to adjust the offshore wind development to that of the high-voltage transmission grid, according to Reuters. Previously, it was agreed that two offshore wind tenders […]

29 June 2016 Grid Connection

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 […]

16 June 2016 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Germany's 8.2 Consulting AG has supported Quadran – Énergies Libres in the planned floating offshore pilot wind farm off the coast of the French region Languedoc-Roussillon by defining the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) concept for the tendering phase. As the step from fixed offshore to floating offshore implies a technology and development leap […]

8 June 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

Germany's Federal Cabinet has completed the amended 2016 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG 2016) which will now be sent to the Parliament (Bundestag and Bundesrat). The amended EEG 2016 includes a draft bill for the development and promotion of offshore wind energy –WindSeeG, which proposes two offshore wind tenders with a total capacity of 2.92GW to be held in 2017. The 2.92 […]

13 May 2016 Contracts & Tenders

Two further bids to construct offshore wind farms at the first sites offered at Dutch Borssele Zone were confirmed today, one submitted jointly by RWE and Macquarie Capital, and the other one by Vattenfall. "We are optimistic to be highly competitive with our application," RWE and Macquarie Capital said in a statement. Vattenfall has made an offer independently, […]

22 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has invited the federal states and associations to provide comments on the 2016 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG 2016) which includes a draft bill for the development and promotion of offshore wind energy - WindSeeG. The EEG 2016 proposes that the level of funding would no longer be fixed by […]

3 March 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Denmark's has re-issued a tender for the detailed engineering, procurement, construction and offshore installation of 2 gravity based substructures for the Kriegers Flak wind farm project in the Danish waters of the Baltic Sea. The first tender invitation, issued in January 2016, was cancelled due to ''an error in the prequalification, '' Jens Christian Hygebjerg, Chief Project […]

27 January 2016 Grid Connection

Government leaders of five German states, the national wind industry representatives, and metal and electrical workers' associations have released the "Wismar Appeal", calling for further expansion of wind energy, both onshore and offshore, and changes to the reform of the Renewable Energy Act (EEG). As part of the federal government's reform considerations to the law for the […]

22 January 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Oldenburg-based Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II has invited tenders for the production and turnkey installation of the inner park cabling at the 200 MW Trianel Windpark Borkum (TWB) Phase 2, situated in the German exclusive economic zone in the North Sea. The TWB Phase 2 sits 45 kilometers north of the island of Borkum at a water depth […]

18 January 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Germany connected 546 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 2,282.4 megawatts to the grid in 2015, a record unlikely to be beaten any time soon as it was based on ''the catch-up effects of grid connections,'' the German Wind Energy Association (BWE) said in a release. Further 41 wind turbines with 246 megawatts […]

18 December 2015 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

German utility EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has issued an invitation to tender for the services of a Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) at the proposed 500 MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm. EnBW Hohe See is located within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea, about 90 km north of Borkum Island and 95 km […]

4 August 2015 Business & Finance

Following a rigorous tender process, ERSG has been awarded both the onshore and offshore staffing Lots for DONG Energy's upcoming German projects. This latest award builds on the successful partnership that has seen ERSG provide key staff to DONG Energy's first offshore wind farm to be constructed in Germany, the Borkum Riffgrund 1 project and […]

20 July 2015

In the first half of 2015, another 422 offshore wind turbines, with a combined capacity of 1,765.3 megawatts went on line. Up to 30 June 2015 a total of 668 offshore turbines with an overall capacity of 2,777.8 megawatts fed power into the German grid. With the current offshore wind energy output the system can […]

9 July 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

French wind industry group (FEE) announced Tuesday that the country will launch a call for tenders for floating wind power projects this month. FEE believes up to three projects ranging from 15 to 60 MW with a total capacity of up to 120MW will participate, writes Reuters. The group could not specify the level of feed-in tariff subsidies the […]

4 November 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

German coordinator for the Maritime Industry and State Secretary for Economy and Energy, Uwe Beckmeyer, yesterday opened the "OffWEA" specialist conference "The Future of Offshore Wind Energy According to the EEG amendment 2014" in Berlin.  The specialist conference was organized by Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie, under the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy's "Technical support of the Federal Government in developing and implementing […]

29 August 2014 Contracts & Tenders

EnBW is inviting tenders for the certification services for Hohe See wind farm located in the German exclusive economic zone of the North Sea. The company is seeking assistance in preliminary design of wind turbines together with supporting structure/foundations, as well as their certification. Hohe See substation design and its certification is a part of […]

8 August 2014 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

EnBW has extended the time for prequalification process for the design of wind turbine with foundations and an offshore substation for the EnBW Hohe See wind farm located in the German part of the North Sea.  Instead of August 20, the deadline for submission of proposals is now September 15. The wind farm would feature […]

19 June 2014 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

On behalf of its client, Highland Group Holding Limited and its partners, K2 Management is developing the 210MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm with the aim to reach financial close in Q2 2015. Suppliers have been pre-qualified and the project is now ready to send out Invitation to Tender (ITT).  "We have seen a great interest from […]

20 May 2014 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

After the results of the second French tender for offshore wind, Germany-based wind power developer wpd challenged the results of Vendée project and initiated legal action on the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) assessment. The company said that it wants to understand the analysis of the bids made by the CRE, which was followed by the French […]

18 April 2014 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

RWE Innogy has issued a new tender for the supply of 54 turbines for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm in German part of the North Sea. The tender follows a recent discovery of a technical issue on Senvion’s 5M and 6XM offshore turbines. In an email statement, Jagna Jera, RWE Innogy spokeswoman, said that […]

10 January 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG has invited tenders for the provision of offshore wind vessels for Borkum West 2 project. Trianel is looking for vessels which can accommodate and transfer crew to and from the construction site, as well as supply vessels to transfer goods and materials to, from and within the offshore […]

6 January 2014 Environment

Offshore-Windpark Riffgat GmbH is inviting tenders for environmental monitoring services for the offshore wind farm RIFFGAT. The tender stipulates provision of the necessary maritime technology – ship, as well as the required aircraft and crew. The contractor will be required to examine benthos, fish, birds and marine mammals, starting in spring 2014. Each of the […]