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  • 29 January 2016
    Grid Connection

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA),, and Kriegers Flak tenderers will hold a meeting on 2 February.  They will discuss grid connection, platforms and technical issues regarding the 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The DEA has prequalified seven companies and consortia to participate in the tender for the project. The decision of the winner is expected […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 14 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are inviting the public to provide comments on the infrastructure for connecting the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind project to the grid. The parties said that by gathering feedback on the 700MW Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW) project now, most promising routes are included in […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Offshore wind farm RIFFGAT, the joint project of Ewe and Enova, is under construction since May 2012. These days, the export cable has been laid for the future substation. With this cable, generated energy will be transported to the mainland. Project manager, Wilfried Hube, said that the cable will be connected to the substation in […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO GmbH got a lawsuit because of the grid connection delays on Trianel’s 200 MW North Sea offshore wind farm. Namely, Trianel is seeking compensation for the Borkum offshore wind farm related costs, which will increase from EUR 50 million to at least EUR 900 million, Bloomberg informs. The delay caused putting off the […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Technology

    Eco Wave Power has received an official recognition as “Pioneering Device” by Dr. Bracha Halaf, the Israeli Chief Scientist on behalf of the Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources. In accordance with a Governmental decision, Dr. Halaf approved that EWP’s wave energy power station is a pioneering technology in the wave energy field. This […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D

    EDS HV Group has carried out studies on the grid connection system for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. Under a contract with Cobra Group, the UK-based company was in charge of power system research which included load flow, short circuit, fault ride through, reactive compensation and operation/contingency studies. “Floating wind is becoming an increasing part of […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are holding a number of public meetings regarding the grid connection of the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm. The aim of the meetings is to learn the residents’ opinion on the cable connection route from the 700MW Ten Noorden van […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Germany is dealing with more delays in connecting planned offshore wind farms to the grid. That is, RWE Innogy has been notified by TenneT TSO GmbH that there will be much more than 12 months of delay in connecting the Nordsee Ost wind farm, the Dow Jones Newswires reported a confirmation from a RWE’s spokesman. […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    German Federal Network Agency launched a new initiative to allocate the 1,722.7MW grid connection capacity for the offshore wind developers. The available capacity will allow the country to reach its offshore wind goal of 7.7 GW by 2020. According to the agency, interested parties have until 1 October 2014 to apply after which it will […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection

    The Netherlands commission for environmental assessment has issued a positive recommendation on the Environmental Impact Report of the Hollandse Kust (noord) and the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) grid connections. Pondera Consult, together with Arcadis, provided the EIR and the necessary studies. The Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm will be located about 18.5 kilometers offshore. The Hollandse […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Group has obtained grid connection terms for the 896 MW Baltica 1 offshore wind project in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea. Polish transmission system operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne issued the terms concerning the technical connection conditions, including the connection capacity and investments in the development of transmission infrastructure. The announcement comes after […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has issued a call for tenders for the turnkey construction of two AC grid connection systems to connect the 342MW Kaskasi II and the 242MW Gode Wind 3 wind farms in the German North Sea to the associated HVDC sea stations. The scope comprises all works, from design, to manufacturing, delivery, and installation, up […]

  • 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.

  • 30 August 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Windreich AG, a leading wind power company in Germany and a pioneer in the offshore industry, welcomed the decision of the Federal Government to regulate the liability for delayed or disrupted grid connections of offshore wind farms. According to the plans of the Federal Government, the law should be adopted within two months. “The new […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    German engineering consultancy Gicon has received permission from a governmental agency to feed 2.3MW of grid connection capacity through the country’s first floating offshore foundation – GICON®-SOF. On 3 November 2015, Edelstahl und Umwelttechnik Stralsund GmbH (ESG), a member of the Gicon Group, secured the necessary claim to connection capacities as part of a bidding process with the German Federal Network […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 26 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, has signed an agreement with National Grid for two 1GW grid connections potentially located in Teesside. Subject to the results of technical studies, yet to be completed, indications are that both grid connections could be at an […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    German transmission system operator 50Hertz is responsible for the connection of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea to the mainland. Recently, a joint project was announced between 50Hertz and the Danish power utility Under the project, funded by the EU, the companies will integrate offshore wind farms of the two states in a […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission systems operator TenneT has entered into an ”innovation partnership” with a number of companies to develop a 2GW offshore grid connection system. Given that such a platform does not exist, a new platform design and a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system that allows increased power transfer is required, TenneT said. To realise […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 13 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Research and Markets has announced “Grid Connectivity Issues Faced by the German Offshore Wind Industry” report by GlobalData. Offshore wind is one of the most important technologies to the current German energy strategy. The country plans to have ceased all nuclear energy generation by 2022, and focus is increasing on renewable energy technologies. The country […]

  • 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. 

  • 26 November 2014
    Environment, Grid Connection

    Pondera Consult, together with Arcadis, has been asked by TenneT (TSO) to support the entire EIA process for the offshore grid connection of offshore wind farms located in the wind development area “Borssele”. The Ministry of Economic Affairs decided in 2014 that wind development area “Borssele” would be the first area to be developed with […]