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  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German state-owned bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in compatriot transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH.

  • 12 May 2015

    The DEME group has decided to concentrate all its German activities at the Bremen headquarters. This operation has already started with the move of the Baltic 2 Project Team from Rostock to Bremen. DEME will have up to 100 people in the Bremen offices as from the next months. For almost 50 years, different companies […]

  • 14 January 2014

    British renewable energy company RES (Renewable Energy Systems) has announced the opening of a new office in Stuttgart, Germany with ambitious plans for business in this market – Europe’s biggest market for wind energy. The office has been fully operational since the beginning of December. Dr Frank Finzel, General Manager of the new subsidiary; RES […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    UL, a world leader in advancing safety, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DEWI GmbH, a world leader in wind energy measurement and testing services, from the German state of Lower Saxony. Additionally, UL has agreed to acquire a 50.8 percent stake in DEWI GmbH, an accredited DAP (German accreditation) certifier of onshore […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 26 March 2019

    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 […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator Amprion plans to build two offshore grid connection systems in the North Sea with a combined capacity of around 1.9GW by 2029.

  • 21 February 2013

    Norway’s role as one of Germany’s most important energy suppliers is to be further reinforced, as advocated by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel during a state visit to Oslo on Wednesday.  “It is my firm conviction that Norway will also play a role in future as an important pillar of the German gas supply, and we […]

  • 20 February 2015

    Ten new digital aerial bird and marine mammal surveys will be delivered by APEM for offshore windfarms in the German North Sea over the next year. The surveys will take place between February 2015 and March 2016 in order to report the abundance and distribution of seabirds and marine mammals at different times of the […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has found Germany’s plans to grant reductions on an offshore surcharge to electro-intensive users and railways to be in line with EU State aid rules.

  • 4 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for a geophysical survey at the N-6 offshore wind area in the German North Sea. The survey will be carried out in spring/summer 2020 as part of the geological pre-exploration for the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore wind areas. The investigations […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts (United States) is currently visiting the sites of the German offshore industry in Cuxhaven and Bremerhaven, as we recently reported. The 40-member delegation will be informed about the industry directly from local companies in the following couple of days. “The visit of the delegation shows […]

  • 17 September 2013

    For hardly any other branch of industry is international cooperation as important as for the offshore industry. Frequently, companies from all over the world cooperate in the construction and operation of offshore wind farms. Denmark is an important partner for Germany’s offshore industry. A major part of the offshore wind turbines is already produced in […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for ecological investigations of benthos and fish in the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore wind areas. The contractor will carry out the preliminary investigation of the areas to assess their suitability for the construction of offshore wind farms and to prepare them for a government tender.  The […]

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME inaugurated its new office in Bremen, Germany, on Monday, 17 October. The Bremen office currently employs around 100 people. It will serve as the headquarters for the company’s operations in Germany, and for its subsidiaries – Nordsee Nassbagger-und Tiefbau and GeoSea. The Bremen team is currently involved in the construction of the 396MW Merkur offshore […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for a geophysical site investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the German North Sea. The geophysical survey will be carried out in spring / summer 2020 as part of the geological pre-exploration for the N-6.6 and N-6.7 offshore […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy is an essential pillar of the Germany’s energy policy. In order to improve the framework of sustainable energy, the North German coastal states and cities have decided to issue an exhortation to the Federal Government titled “Cuxhaven Offshore Appeal”. The “Cuxhaven Offshore Appeal” formulates steps that are necessary to overcome the current […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Innogy and RWE Supply & Trading have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Deutsche Bahn (German Rail – DB) for the supply of electricity from the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm. The supplied volume comprises 25MW, which is the equivalent of four turbines, representing 8% of the total production of the 295MW offshore wind farm. This […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Pinsent Masons has been appointed to the new German advisory panel of Danish offshore wind farm owner and developer Ørsted.

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RanaWorks – a joint venture company set up between Italian RANA Diving SpA and Dutch Workships Contractors BV in January 2018 – has been awarded its first contract that will see the company working on an offshore wind project in Germany.

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The German offshore wind energy supply chain is under real pressure due to a lack of auctions and a disappointing perspective for future auction volumes to 2030, according to WindEurope. The last German offshore wind auction was in April 2018 and no more are scheduled until 2021. This has lead to order books drying up within […]

  • 12 April 2013

    European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) spoke to Andreas Wagner, CEO of the Offshore Wind Foundation (Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie) and part of the team negotiating with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, trying to find out what is the future of German offshore wind power, as the country is said to be facing support cuts, besides the already known […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order to deliver its SG 8.0-167 DD Flex wind turbines for innogy’s 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. In total, Siemens Gamesa will manufacture and deliver 38 wind turbines for the project. The order also comes with a two-year service and maintenance contract. The […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Chinese subsidiary Jade Werke will begin production of steel fundaments for offshore wind parks in Germany as early as 2013. The company is investing EUR 50 million in a production plant in Wilhelmshaven, with construction planned to begin this summer. Germany Trade & Invest experts will share the latest news and business opportunities in […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender seeking geophysical and hydrographic monitoring for the geological preliminary investigations at three offshore wind zones. The tender is divided into two lots, including monitoring of geophysical surveys for 2020, 2021 and 2022, as well as accompanying the hydrographic measurements for the same years. The relevant investigation areas […]